Dr. William B. PhillipsII , MD


(301) 805-5395

The Retina Group Of Washington
16901 Melford Blvd Ste 111
Bowie, MD 20715


A graduate of the University of Southern California where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in the honors program, Dr. Phillips earned his Doctor of Medicine from the Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C., graduating as the class valedictorian. His post‑doctoral training included an internship in Transitional Surgery at Howard University Hospital, a residency in Ophthalmology and a fellowship in Vitreoretinal Diseases, both at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Phillips is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, where he serves as an examiner, and is licensed in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. He has hospital affiliations at Washington Hospital Center, Silver Spring Ophthalmology and Friendship Surgery Center. Dr. Phillips was a Founding Director of the Retina Group of Washington’s Vitreoretinal Fellowship. He is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Georgetown University School of Medicine’s Center for Sight, sits on the FDA Advisory Panel for Ophthalmology and is a member of numerous professional organizations. A recipient of many medical awards–including the American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award—Dr. Phillips has fashioned a formidable record of writing for his peers. He has to date contributed more than 30 published articles, abstracts and presentations.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 32 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

Education & Training


Graduation Date: in 1988

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • George Washington University Hospital
  • Suburban Hospital
  • Anne Arundel Medical Center
  • Medstar Washington Hospital Center

Specialties: Ophthalmology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • Anthem Pathway X Tiered Hospital and Dental Prime MRF
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry - Bon Secours Tier 2
  • Coventry - Southside Tier 2
  • Coventry DE PPO
  • Coventry Southern Health PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. PhillipsII's Office Information

Fax: (301) 180-5539
Website: rgw.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Doctor PhillipsII's Other Office Information

The Retina Group Of Washington
9131 Piscataway Rd Ste 500
Clinton, MD 20735
(301) 868-8747

Fax:(301) 185-6606
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:30 AM-5:00 PM

Medstar Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving St NW
Washington, DC 20010
(202) 877-7389

Fax:(202) 287-7656
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:


Premier Plastic Surgery Associates
7501 Greenway Center Dr Ste 220
Greenbelt, MD 20770

Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:


Retina Group of Washington
8505 Arlington Blvd Ste 300
Fairfax, VA 22031
(703) 698-9335

Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:


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