El Paseo Podiatry - Kenneth Phillips DPM
For an Appointment (760) 773-3338
74090 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA 92260


Podiatrist In Palm Desert, California

Dr. Kenneth Phillips, Jr. is a Board Certified Podiatric Physician who works with his patients to obtain the best possible outcomes for their foot and ankle problems. Residency trained in Foot Surgery, Dr. Phillips does not believe that surgery is the answer to every podiatric problem. Dr Phillips considers the needs of each patient to determine whether the patient's best options are a conservative non-surgical approach, or surgical intervention. Over 25 years of practice have given Dr. Phillips an array of unique and creative techniques to serve his patients and their needs.

Professional Experience

Private Practice years - General Podiatric Medicine including surgery, biomechanics, wound care, podopediatrics, diabetic education, trauma, preventive medicine and nutrition.

Podiatric Medical Training and Education



Van Nuys Community Hospital
Van Nuys, Ca.
PSR - 12 -1983

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

California College of Podiatric Medicine-1980
San Francisco, Ca.-1985-1986

Undergraduate Degrees

Bachelor of Basic Medical Science
California College of Podiatric Medicine San Francisco, Ca.
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology-1980

ASC Affiliations-2010 - present

Rancho Mirage Surgery Center

Rancho Mirage, Ca

Hope Square Surgery Center-1998 - present

Rancho Mirage, Ca.

Aurora Surgery Center -2003 - present

Palm Desert, Ca.

Hospital Affiliation-1988 - present

John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital Active staff Department of Surgery
Indio, CA

State Licensure and Certifications-1986-present


Active, Foot / Ankle 1986- present
Board Certified,

American Board of Podiatrie Surgery -1994-present

Recertified, 2004, 2013
Board Certified,

American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics -1993-2003


Professional Memberships

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Diplomat -1994 - present

California Podiatric Medical Association, Member -1986 - present

Coachella Valley Podiatric Medical Society -1994 - present

Professional and Political Positions

Expert Reviewer -2001-present
California Board of Podiatric Medicine
Medical Board of California


California Board of Podiatric Medicine
Medical Board of California
1998 - 2004

Board Member

Federation of Podiatric Medical Boards
Positions: President, 2004-2005
Secretary, 2003-2004
Treasurer, 2002-2003

Committee Member

Council of Podiatric Medical Education
Bethesda, Md. 2002-2008

Board Member -1998-2003

California Board of Podiatric Medicine
Medical Board of California
Positions: President, 1999-2000
Vice-President, 1998-1999
Exam Chairman, 1998-2000
Professional Practice Chairman, 1999-2001


Available upon request
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