Dr. Brock Phillips is the Chief Veterinarian and owner of the Back Mountain Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Phillips has been a practicing small animal veterinarian and a part of this community for over 30 years. After completing his undergrad studies at Ithaca College, he went on to Araneta University, College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Phillips completed his externship at the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Phillips loves to learn and grow as Veterinary Medicine evolves. Through the years he has taken extensive Continuing Education in Laser Surgery, Ultrasound, Echocardiograms, Endoscopy and Cold Laser Therapy. He has been a leader in Luzerne County for bringing quality advanced diagnostic and surgical capabilities into the day practice setting. Dr. Phillip’s forethought and guidance has made the Back Mountain Veterinary Hospital an exceptional Referral Center for the surrounding areas as well as a day practice the local community has come to rely upon. Our new hospital has been a labor of love over many long years. Dr. Phillips personally supervised each and every element from the layout of the floor plan to the decor and color scheme, ensuring the hospital has the optimal flow for maximizing patient care, while providing a calm, comfortable atmosphere to minimize stress for anxious pet parents. In what little free time he can call his own, Dr. Phillips enjoy cycling, hiking, and tennis. He rarely gets to vacation, but when he can he loves to snorkel and scuba dive. Dr. Phillips has a background in music and played the trombone in college. He is greeted each evening by his furry friend, Dewey the Cat!