Dr. William Phifer, MD

Dr. William Phifer, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. William Phifer, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Venice, FL and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1986 and specializes in internal medicine.

1287 US 41 Bypass South

Venice, FL 34292

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Phifer's Experience

Dr. Phifer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

145  Conditions Treated

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16  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Shands Hospital University Fla
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Shands Hospital University Fla
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Phifer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Phifer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Phifer to family and friends
21 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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  • 1

Dr. Phifer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Best general practitioner in the area. Knowledgeable, caring, respectful, flexible,friendly, trustworthy. Great staff.
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My insurance provides a free routine physical every year (NOT the same as the Medicare Wellness Visit). Dr. Phifer's \refused to schedule the routine physical exam and insisted on a Wellness & followup (for which I had to pay). I complained to my insurance company and the following year, I asked...more
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Dr. Phifer is very knowledgeable, an excellent communicator, and a thorough analyst with effective treatment of the ailments of his patient and recommendations to the patient's caretaker. His pleasant personality, discrete wit, and layman's conversations create an honest and friendly environment...more
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Today was my initial visit with Dr. Phifer. I was more than pleased with my selection. He was very knowledgeable, professional and thorough. He provides a warm and pleasant atmosphere. The entire staff also comes highly recommended.
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Great doctor. Efficient, good communicator, a pleasant experience every time. His nurse is outstanding.
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