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Philip Littlefield, MD

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

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(over age 18 only)
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  1. Sharp Rees-Stealy Scripps Ranch
    10670 Wexford St.
    Floor 1
    San Diego, CA 92131-3940
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    Fax: 858-621-4044

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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.
In practice since:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University:
Tripler Army Medical Center:
Northwestern University:
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences:
 Medical School
Tripler Army Medical Center:
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Philip Littlefield, MD, accepts 37 health insurance plans.

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138 ratings
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Verified Patient
January 13, 2024


Only very good experience
Verified Patient
January 9, 2024


The doctor was an excellent listener and showed compassion for my condition
Verified Patient
December 21, 2023


Who would have known that getting your ear chopped on to remove cancer could end up being so enjoyable!
Verified Patient
December 12, 2023


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
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