Dr. Philip Getson

Dr. Philip Getson

Philip Getson, D.O. is a family physician in practice since 1976 in New Jersey. He is a locally, nationally and internationally recognized expert in the diagnosis and treatment of Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy/Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and has lectured extensively on the subject.

He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Neurology at Drexel University Hospital in Philadelphia. Additionally, he completed training for qualification as a Certified Cancer Support Educator from the Center for Advancement in Cancer Education.

He is a Board Certified Thermologist and has reviewed more than 15,000 Thermographic Studies of the breast, thyroid and neuromuscular system. He has been certified by four Thermographic Boards and has lectured internationally regarding Thermographic Testing, and has authored several papers on the subject. He has been elected to the position of Vice President of the American Academy of Thermology. Dr. Getson is also chairman of the committee that has formulated the national protocols for breast thermography that have been accepted by the International Thermographic Community.