Dr. Stephen B. Hillis, MD

Dr. Stephen B. Hillis, MD

Family Medicine | Male | 51 years old

Dr. Stephen Hillis opened his private practice January 1st, 2015 at Seven Hills Medical Group. He is excited to be able to provide the medical care that he feels that his patients deserve. Read more

Seven Hills Medical Group
1901 S Cedar St Ste 108
Tacoma, WA 98405 Get Directions
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based on 43 total surveys (5 with reviews)
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in Lakewood, WA |
I went to Dr Hillis as my Doctor retired after going to him for 30 years. After 1 year I changed insurance companies and presented my card to staff to make sure he took my insurance plan. I was told yes. He then ordered a colonoscopy and my insurance refused to pay because they said he did not take my plan. They did not take responsibility for their mistake and refused to speak to me after I wanted a valid explaination for this mistake. They blamed me for their mistake.
in milton |
They say laughter is the best medicine. Combine Dr Hillis' level of care and the laughter he brings along with his knowledge and bedside manner and you have a winning combination. My Dr retired and my wife suggested i go see her Dr Hillis and I'm glad i did. I feel very comfortable that my health is his number 1 priority. I did however lose my bell privileges.
in Gig Harbor |
Dr Hillis has always gone above and beyond what any other doctor has done. He is extremely intelligent and stays updated with all the newest in medicine. He is really into prevention and I really appreciate that about him. I love his new office space. Sandra at the front desk is so sweet. Can't imagine going anywhere else for excellent medical care.
in Lakewood, WA |
A kind and personable man, Dr. Hillis always takes the time to listen with genuine compassion. In the many years I've been his patient, I'm assured he understands my needs and truly cares about my health. He is a gifted physician. I can't imagine going anywhere else.
in Puyallup, WA |
staff drops the ball a lot, never takes responsibility and blames other doctor offices and patients. Doctor seems to mumble and not talk clearly, a little socially awkward. Seemed knowledgeable, but I need to be associated with people that are educated, can articulate and take responsibility when they make a mistake. I have bigger health concerns than a common cold, so I cannot lower my standards.
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Dr. Stephen Hillis opened his private practice January 1st, 2015 at Seven Hills Medical Group.  He is excited to be able to provide the medical care that he feels that his patients deserve. 

Dr. Hillis' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Family Medicine
  •  Board certified in Family Practice
  •  Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Why It Matters: Dr. Hillis' Board Certifications

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  • Family Practice

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Menopause
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

Education

  • Medical School
    Loma Linda University

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    Santa Monica-Ucla Fam Prac

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    Santa Monica Ucla Med Center

    Completed in 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Breath Testing
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Mole Removal
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Stitches
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination