Heather Phipps, DO, MBA
Dr. Heather Phipps received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1998. She earned her undergraduate degree from Cedarville College with a B.A. in Biology in 1994 and graduated with an MBA from Washington State University in 2012. Dr. Phipps completed a Traditional Rotating Internship in 1999 at Doctor’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio and an Orthopedic Surgery Residency in 2003 at the University of Medicine and Dentistry in Stratford, New Jersey. Dr. Phipps is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
Dr. Phipps has practiced Orthopedic Surgery at her Benton Franklin Orthopedic Associates practice in Kennewick, WA since completing her residency program. During her tenure in Kennewick, Dr. Phipps has served in several elected positions within Trios Health, a hospital where she has medical staff privileges. She has served as Chief of Surgery, Surgery committee representative to Medical Executive Committee, and on the Credentials Committee. Currently, Dr. Phipps is serving as the founding Designated Institutional Official for the Trios Health Graduate Medical Education Department which is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
Dr. Phipps is Adjunct Clinical Faculty for the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine and a Clinical Associate Professor for the Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine. Dr. Phipps is a member of the PNWU Board of Trustees and has served as Vice-Chair, Chair, and is the Immediate Past-Chair.
Dr. Phipps is a member of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), Washington Osteopathic Medical Association (WOMA) where she has served as the District V delegate, and the Washington State Medical Association (WSMA). Dr. Phipps served on the Board of the Benton Franklin County Medical Society for several years, including a term as president and acted as a delegate to WSMA.
In her free time, Dr. Phipps enjoys hiking, visiting National Parks, and photography.