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Dr. Lisa Stearns, MD
Anesthesiologist, Pain Management, Palliative Care
20 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (14)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lisa Stearns, Anesthesiologist, Pain Management, Palliative Care is Good. Dr. Stearns has been reviewed by 29 patients who have provided 14 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 3.9
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.1
Bedside Manner 4.1
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. Lisa Stearns, MD is board certified in Anesthesiology and Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine.

  • She has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Back Pain
  • Cancer
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndromes
  • Pain
  • Pelvic Pain

Education & Awards

Dr. Stearns graduated from University of Nebraska, Omaha. She has 6 awards.

Phoenix Children's Hospital, "Best Doctors in America" database, 2007-2008 , 2011
Phoenix Magazine, "Top Doc" Award for Pain Management 2006-2010
Valley Cancer Pain Foundation, Founder and President
Cancer Pain College, Scottsdale, Arizona, Founder
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Phoenix, AZ
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Phoenix Metro Area


Dr. Stearns has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Scottsdale Healthcare-Shea 
  • Scottsdale Healthcare-Osborn 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Lisa Jo Stearns MD is a female Anesthesiologist, has 20 years of experience and practices in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine, and Pain Medicine.
Where does Dr. Lisa J. Stearns practice?
Dr. Lisa Stearns has 2 office locations.
Dr. Lisa Stearns practices Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine, and Pain Medicine near Scottsdale, AZ.
Additional practice locations include: Phoenix, AZ.
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