Elizabeth A. Phelan M.D., M.S. Accepting new patients

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Geriatric medicine, Primary care - internal medicine


English, French


Elizabeth A. Phelan, M.D., M.S., is a board certified physician and founder and director of the Fall Prevention Clinic at Harborview, co-director of the UW Center for Interdisciplinary Geriatric Research, associate director of the UW Health Promotion Research Center and affiliate investigator with the Group Health Research Institute. She is also a UW associate professor of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine and adjunct associate professor of Health Services.

Dr. Phelan perceives herself to be a partner with patients in achieving their goals for health.

Dr. Phelan earned her M.D. at the UW. She has been awarded with the Paul Beeson Physician Faculty Scholars in Aging Research Program Award, the Pfizer/American Geriatrics Society Foundation for Health in Aging Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research on Health Outcomes in Geriatrics, and has been named the UW Department of Medicine's Philip and Helen Fialkow Scholar.

Personal Interests

In her free time Dr. Phelan enjoys French culture, language and literature, classical piano and traveling.
Harborview Medical Center

Fall Prevention Clinic at Harborview

325 9th Ave., 3rd Floor Seattle, WA 98104


Geriatric medicine

Univ. of Washington, School of Public Health & Community Medicine

Medical education, 1998

UW - Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Fellowship, Geriatric Medicine

UW - Robert Wood Johnson Scholars


Univ. of North Carolina Hospitals

Teaching Appointment

University of North Carolina

Residency, Internal Medicine

University of North Carolina

Internship, Internal Medicine


Board Certifications
  • Geriatric Medicine (Int. Med.), 1999, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, 1996, American Board of Internal Medicine