Dr. Philip Manners is an immediate care physician who sees walk-in patients. His background in hospital medicine and clinical interest in emergency response and disaster preparedness help him decide which ailments can be safely and appropriately treated in the outpatient setting and which require transfer to the emergency department or hospital. His goal is to help patients avoid preventable hospital admissions and inappropriate emergency department visits, providing a high standard of care and improving patient satisfaction.
Dr. Manners was born and raised in England. He received his medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine and completed his family medicine residency training at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey. He went on to complete a disaster medicine fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. He is board certified in family medicine.
Over the past ten years, Dr. Manners has lived, studied and worked in diverse communities, including New York City, Houston, New Jersey, Boston and Los Angeles. Prior to joining UCLA Health, he was an inpatient physician at Massachusetts General Hospital and a clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School. He has worked as a volunteer physician at mass gathering events, such as Tough Mudder, the New York City and Boston marathons, and NFL games. He was also on the Mass General Global Disaster Response Team, deploying to Florida in the wake of Hurricane Michael.