Dr. Philbert is the Chief of the Department of Dentistry/Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) and Program Director of the OMS Residency training program at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln and the Director of Dental Services at the two satellite clinics of Morrisania and Belvis Diagnostic and Treatment Centers. He graduated from Howard University College of Dentistry and completed the post-graduate OMS Residency Training Program at Harlem Hospital Center. Dr. Philbert served as an attending at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center, St. Barnabas Hospital, Harlem Hospital Center, North General Hospital and private practice before joining the staff at Lincoln. He is a member of numerous professional organizations and holds academic appointments at Weill Cornell Medical Center and Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Philbert is involved in a wide range of leadership responsibilities on the local and national level. He served as the President of the New York Chapter of the American College of Dentists; a member of the Governmental Affairs Committee of American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, as well as an OMS Residency Training Program Accreditation Site Surveyor and Board Examiner. He completed three terms as President of the Medical/Dental Staff at Lincoln.