Has been practising Dentistry for over 40 years, 34 of those years as a Specialist Orthodontist in Invercargill with branch practices in Te Anau and Queenstown.

Philip is a member of N.Z.A.O. New Zealand Association of Orthodontist and a member of the American Association of Orthodontists A.A.O.

Phil started in partnership with Mike Orbell in Invercargill in 1979 until Mike Orbell took up a position teaching Orthodontics at the University of Kentucky in the late 1980’s.  Philip continued working in Invercargill and also took on the Queenstown and Te Anau practices.  In addition to his private practice, Philip is Orthodontic Consultant for Southland Hospital Board and runs a Clinic at Southland Hospital to treat patients with cranio facial deformities (e.g. cleft palate), medical compromised patients and patients on benefits with handicapping maloclussions.

Philip and his family love the southern region and they have spent many wonderful holidays exploring our National Parks with their wonderful mountains and bush.  They also enjoy fishing and skiing.

Philip strives to provide good treatment outcomes for all his patients and feels privileged to have met the treatment needs of a large number of patients in the Southern region.