Phillip Kissel, M.D.


National Board of Medical Examiners 1984
American Board of Neurological Surgeons 1991
Fellow, American College of Surgeons 1993
Qualified Medical Evaluator 1994-2012

University Affiliations:

University of California, Davis
Clinical Instructor, Department of Neurological Surgery

Rosalind Franklin University-CMS Alumni Board of Governors 2005-current
Distinguished Alumnus of the Year 2007

Professional Memberships:

San Luis Obispo County Medical Society
California Association of Neurological Surgeons - President 2016
Fellow American College of Surgeons (F.A.C.S.)
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Western Neurosurgical Society
California Medical Association
Professional Liability Committee Member
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Joint Section on Spine and Peripheral Nerves
Joint Section on Trauma and Critical Care
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Rosalind Franklin University School of Medicine

Hospital Committees:

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
Director, Neuro-Spine Institute Nov. 2013-current
Chief of Staff 2013
Medical Executive Committee Jan. 2011-2015
Governing Board 1998-2003; 2005-2010; 2012-2014; 2016-current
Surgical Review Committee 1993-current
Chairperson, Department of Surgery 1996-1998
Critical Care Committee 1989-1993; Chairperson 1992
Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee 1990-1993
Bioethics Committee 1991-1993
Endovascular Committee 2005-current / Chairperson 2005
Stroke and Trauma Task Force Committee 2005
Tumor Board 2010-current
Trauma Committee 2010-current

Community Activities:

Established the San Luis Obispo Regional chapter of
this national program to prevent head and spinal cord injury.

Regional faculty member of organization established to improve
clinical management and acute intervention for stroke.

Phillip Kissel, MD

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