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Philip Littlefield, MD

Medical doctor (MD)
ENT (otolaryngology) (board certified)
Medical Group
Sharp Rees-Stealy

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Location and phone

  1. Sharp Rees-Stealy Scripps Ranch
    10670 Wexford St.
    San Diego, CA 92131
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Sharp Rees-Stealy Scripps Ranch
10670 Wexford St.
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About Philip Littlefield, MD

I had an engineering and science background from college, but I ultimately could not resist medicine because I saw how satisfying it was to treat patients. I liked the combination of science, technology and humanity. I enjoy focusing on details and being a perfectionist, so ear surgery suits me well. I think good medical care starts with good communication, especially active listening. Patients want to be understood, not rushed, and empathy always means a lot. Of course, you also expect your doctor to make the correct diagnosis and give the best possible treatment. I spend most of my spare time outside exercising, gardening or walking the dog. I also enjoy cooking, music and watching my boys grow.
Age:
 51
In practice since:
 2019
Gender:
 Male
Languages: 
English
Education
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University:
 Fellowship
Tripler Army Medical Center:
 Residency
Northwestern University:
 Fellowship
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences:
 Medical School
Tripler Army Medical Center:
 Internship
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Areas of focus
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NPI
1780884999

Insurance plans accepted

Philip Littlefield, MD, accepts 37 health insurance plans.

Ratings and reviews

4.8
191 ratings
Patient ratings
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.8
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.8
Care provider’s efforts to include you in decisions about your care
4.8
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.8
Provider discussed treatment options
4.8
Patient reviews
Verified Patient
December 21, 2023
5.0
Who would have known that getting your ear chopped on to remove cancer could end up being so enjoyable!
Verified Patient
December 12, 2023
4.0
Veribular diagnosing is challenging and based mostly on history which MD listened and asked good questions was patient with my explanation of a plethora of symptoms
Verified Patient
December 10, 2023
5.0
Dr. Littlefield is an Excellent Physician & Surgeon I am Blessed to have in his care. His Care for me meets any and all expectations I have. He has explained in every detail my Diagnosis and the recommendations for surgery, treatment and healing. I had a Growing Tumor in my Ear which has now been removed by him his expertise and professionalism has been appreciated in every way . I am healing now without any nerve loss in my face and am Grateful for him. I would recommend in to anyone who is in need of his Specialty.
Verified Patient
November 11, 2023
5.0
I was seen by Dr Littlefield, Dr Holtel & also Dr. Lee recently I'm not sure what appointment this questionnaire is for ? Dr. Littlefield is an Amazing Doctor & Surgeon and meets & exceeds all criteria of care just as all Doctors should. His calm, professional and compassionate manner is very appreciated. I have felt Blessed to have been referred to him from the day we met.
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