Philip Chaipis


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Get To Know Dr. Chaipis

Dr. Philip Chaipis is a skilled surgeon with 25 years of experience in General, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. He is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Chaipis recently served eight years as Section Chief of General Surgery at the William Bryan Jennings Dorn VA Medical Center, Columbia, South Carolina. He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery, at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine.  Dr. Chaipis also served as Site Director, and Assistant Program Director for the General Surgery Residency program at USC, in Columbia SC.

After earning his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. (Rutgers Medical School), Piscataway, New Jersey. Dr. Chaipis completed his general surgery internship and residency training at Saint Francis Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Trenton, New Jersey.

Dr. Chaipis is devoted to educating his patients about vein disease and recommended treatment options so that they can make informed decisions for themselves.

Dr. Chaipis's Credentials

  • Board-certified – American Board of Surgery
  • Doctor of Medicine – University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. (Rutgers Medical School), Piscataway, NJ
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
  • Spider Veins
  • Varicose Veins
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • English

More About Dr. Chaipis

Dr. Chaipis has decades of advanced medical training and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of vascular disorders, using minimally invasive approaches commonly done through needle puncture and a sheath, as well as invasive procedures that are more surgical in nature

An experienced lecturer and presenter, Dr. Chaipis has co-authored medical journal publications. He is the recipient of numerous academic awards and honors, including Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, and the Lifetime Volunteer Faculty Clinical Achievement Award, South Carolina Beta Chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA), Honor Medical Society.

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