Dr. Steven Phillips, MD

Dr. Steven Phillips, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
60 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Steven Phillips, MD is a neurology specialist in Tacoma, WA and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in neurology, pediatric neurology, and more.

Mary Bridge Chilren's Health Center

311 S L St

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Phillips performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Brain Disorders
more than 33% of peers
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
more than 30% of peers
more than 19% of peers

Dr. Phillips's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Phillips "Dr. Steven Phillips is board-certified in pediatrics, pediatric neurology and neurophysiology and received his medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He offers a broad spectrum of pediatric neurological services and has a special interest in the diagnosis, treatment management of epilepsy, intraoperative monitoring, and autism."

5  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Nephrology
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatrics

4  Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Pediatric Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

35  Conditions Treated


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Loma Linda University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Childrens Hospital and Research Center at Oakland
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Stanford Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Stanford U Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Phillips has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Phillips' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Phillips to family and friends
8 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Phillips' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Phillips is patient and knowledgeable. When you have a child that needs to be seen by a neurologist your nerves are already frazzled. You've probably already hit so many walls advocating for your child that you talk a mile a minute trying not to leave out any important details. My trust in...more
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Dr Phillips misdiagnosed my daughters epilepsy. It was poorly managed and his blantant apathy regarding her condition was unacceptable. Rather than admitting he didn't know how to treat her, he would prescribed useless medication at ineffective dosages just to appease me. If I had not sought a...more
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We have had the fortune of being with Dr. Phillips for 8 years and he has proven time and again that he is very compassionate, listens to us, and works with us to develop a treatment plan that works for us and our daughter. He is also on the cutting edge of pediatric neurology. I would recommend...more
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Dr Phillips really nice man and really care about his patients
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