Phillis Mims MD

Phillis C Mims, MD

medical group

Specialties: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Obstetrics and Gynecology

Medical School

  • Morehouse School of Medicine, GA, 1997

Residencies & Internships

  • Hutzel Hospital, OB/GYN, MI, 2001

About Me






Obstetrics and Gynecology

I specialize in Adolescent Gynecology, Sexual Health and Sexuality Counseling

Dr. Mims-Gillum is a board certified physician in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology with over 15 years of clinical experience. She continues to provide comprehensive care for females of all ages. Recognizing that Sexual Health and Emotional Health are an important part of Comprehensive Health Care, she has expanded her role Beyond Doctoring. As an Educator and Sexuality & Intimacy Counselor, she works in collaboration with clients and patients to address sexual desire, pain, performance, function, satisfaction, pleasure, intimacy and relationship issues.

Her work includes clinical interaction, individual and couples counseling, and community education. She is a Senior Staff Physician at Henry Ford Health System, Assistant Clinical Professor for the Wayne State University School of Medicine, and a graduate and Adjunct Professor of The University of Michigan Sexual Health Program for Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists. She is actively involved in the teaching of medical students, physicians in training, and sexual health specialists.

She is authentic and fiercely committed to sharing clear and truthful information, REAL presentations, appropriate recommendations and practical strategies. She is immersed in life-long learning and connections and uses the sum of her education, training, and experience as a solid foundation for the Health Care and Self Care she promotes.

I see my role as a provider as Beyond Doctoring. I am dedicated to being a trusted and trustworthy physician, a reliable resource, an advocate for Women's Health, and a knowledgeable and compassionate Sexuality and Intimacy Educator and Counselor for individuals and couples. Each client deserves a provider who is skilled proactive, open, sincere, and nonjudgemental. I humbly offer this to every patient I see as I encourage them to partner with me on their path to healthy living, full life, and full love.

Research Interests
Beyond Doctoring: Birthing Life & Love

  • Videos

    Phillis Mims-Gillum, OB/GYN - Henry Ford Health System

  • Blog Posts
    • How to Talk About an STI

      Sexual intimacy is an important way to express love and affection for that special someone. But such expressions might come at a cost. According to...

    • Let’s Talk About Sex (& Your Health)

      Talking about sex can be a challenge—even more so when you’re sitting in a doctor’s office. You might feel uncomfortable telling your doctor about...

    • Could Sex Be Even Better With Age?

      Despite the misconception that intimate and sexual connection is an activity for the young, for many people, interest in sex doesn’t go away with...

    • Managing Mismatched Sex Drives

      It’s incredibly common for partners’ sex drives to be out of sync. Add stressful jobs, family responsibilities and aging to the mix, and it’s no...

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7800 W Outer Drive
Detroit, MI 48235
Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
6777 W Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

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