Barry B. Phillips, M.D.

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Sports Medicine


Wolf River

Joined Staff

January 1988


University of Tennessee, 1978

Med School: University of Tennessee-Memphis, 1982

Residency: UT-Campbell Clinic, 1987

Sports Medicine Coverage

Other Information

Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Alabama Sports Medicine, Birmingham, AL, 1992

Board of Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

University Appointment: Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomechanical Engineering,  University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Additional Certification: Certificate of Added Qualification – Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Professional Societies:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Society of North America
  • Southern Medical Association
  • Tennessee Medical Association
  • Southern Orthopaedic Society
  • Board of Counselors, AOSSM
  • Memphis Orthopaedic Society
  • Tennessee Orthopaedic Society
  • International Cartilage Research Society

Sports Medicine Coverage:

  • University of Memphis, Head Team Physician (all sports), 1987-Present
  • Team USA Olympic Baseball, Co-Head Team Physician, 1987-2000
  • Memphis Chicks, Head Team Physician, 1990-2000
  • Memphis Redbirds, Head Team Physician, 2000- Present
  • Major League Baseball, Consultant, 2000-Present
  • Tennessee Council Delegate to American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine


  • Top Doctor yearly since 2001
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor since 2018
  • Best Orthopaedic Doctor, Reader’s Choice Awards – Memphis Health & Fitness Magazine



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