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Steven Phillips, MD, Geriatrics, Reno, NV


Geriatrics Reno, NV

Geriatric Specialty Care Founder/President

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  • Dr Phillips has worked in the field of Geriatric medicine for the past 35 years as a clinician, researcher, and administrator. He remains involved at a local, state, and national level with an interest in policy development, quality improvement and population-based approaches. He has served on the GMAP since 2001.

    He is Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine at the University of Nevada, School of Medicine. He serves as consultant for the Sanford Center for Aging Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP). He is a subject matter expert for Project ECHO Nevada with an emphasis on Dementia, Nursing Facilities and Age Friendly Health Systems. When not practicing, Dr. Phillips enjoys being with family, playing guitar and spending time on his ranch near Pyramid Lake.

Education & Training

  • Martinez Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    Martinez Veterans Affairs Medical CenterFellowship, Geriatric Medicine, 1987 - 1988
  • Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
    Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/NorthwellFellowship, Geriatric Medicine (Internal Medicine), 1986 - 1987
  • Jersey Shore University Medical Center
    Jersey Shore University Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine, 1983 - 1986
  • Tecnologico de Monterrey Escuela de Medicina
    Tecnologico de Monterrey Escuela de MedicinaClass of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1987 - 2025
  • NV State Medical License
    NV State Medical License 1992 - 2025
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine

Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • We Might Have Long Covid All Wrong
    We Might Have Long Covid All WrongDecember 8th, 2022