Dr. Philpot received a Bachelor of Arts (Biology) from West Georgia College in Carrollton, Georgia, and his MD from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta where is also served his internship. He served his Residency at the University of Alabama affiliated Hospitals in Birmingham and completed his Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Case Western Reserve University Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Philpot is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Dr. Philpot joined Birmingham Gastroenterology Assoc., P.C. in 1991.
His special interests include Endoscopic Ultrasound. He was previously Vice Chairman of The Certificate of Need Review Board (CON Board) and presently serves as CEO of Birmingham Gastroenterology Assoc., P.C. He is also a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.