License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Stephens is Average. Dr. Stephens has been reviewed by 3 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.2
Promptness 2.8
Courteous Staff 1.0
Accurate Diagnosis 2.3
Bedside Manner 2.3
Spends Time with Me 2.3
Follows Up After Visit 2.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Stephens, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 10 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Digestive System Cancer
  • Diverticulosis
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Heart Failure
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Pancreas inflammation (Pancreatitis)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Stephens graduated from University of Maryland , Baltimore.


Dr. Stephens has 16 hospital affiliations:

  • Sentara Leigh Hospital 
  • Sentara Norfolk Genl Hosp 

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Additional Information
Dr. John R Stephens MD is a male Internist, has 44 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. John R. Stephens practice?
Dr. John Stephens has 3 office locations.
Dr. John Stephens practices Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology near Newport News, VA.
Additional practice locations include: Smithfield, VA.
See Newport News Internists and Newport News Gastroenterologists.