Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology


  • University of Baghdad, 1977

Residencies & Internships

  • Al Taji Military Hospital, 1980
  • Medical City University Hospital, 1978


  • University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston, Medical Oncology, TX, 1995

About Me

Member of the Henry Ford Cancer Institute

Biographical Statement

Philip A. Philip, M.D., Ph.D., is an internationally renowned medical oncologist specializing in gastrointestinal cancers. He has led numerous breakthroughs in the areas of pancreatic and neuroendocrine tumors. His depth of expertise in research and treatment is matched by his passion for team and personalized patient care.

Dr. Philip's extensive influence in various national and international arenas includes chairing the GI committee for SWOG (the NCI-sponsored clinical trials collaborative), serving on the NCI's Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program committee, authoring more than 200 publications, co-editing a book on pancreatic cancer and serving as an international/national lecturer with more than 400 presentations. He is an awarded professor at Wayne State University.


  • Director, Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Co-Director, Pancreatic Cancer Center
  • Medical Director, Research and Clinical Care Integration, Henry Ford Cancer Institute

Awards & Honors

  • Best Doctors of America
  • Heroes of Cancer Award, KCI/KCC
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine Teaching
  • Outstanding Instructor in Oncology Award, WSU Voted one of Best Doctors Inc.


English, Arabic, Armenian




Henry Ford Cancer Institute - Detroit
2800 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI 48202
Henry Ford Medical Center - Columbus
39450 W 12 Mile Rd
Novi, MI 48377

Hospital Privileges

  • Henry Ford Hospital
  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital

Patient Ratings

Overall Patient Ratings:

4.9 out of 5
45 Ratings

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I am always pleased to see Dr. Philip. He is the most knowledgeable person I know. He always is willing to listen and to answer questions.


I like how much he cares about me beating cancer.


Dr. Philip is the rare doctor who cares and actually listens to you. He's willing to try different things to help figure out the problem. He's one of the best I've seen.


All in all good. Trying to get some issues resolved at the moment.


I have been a patient of Dr. Philip for 11 years and I have the highest regard for him and his skill with my type of cancer. Actually, an oncologist in Atlanta, a friend of my daughter's recommended Dr. Philip.

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