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Stephen Tapscott, M.D., Ph.D., is a board certified neurologist at SCCA, associate director of the UW Medical Scientist Training Program, a full member in the Human Biology and Clinical Research divisions at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and a UW professor of Neurology and adjunct professor of Pathology.

Dr. Tapscott has clinical expertise in neuromuscular and neurogenetic diseases. He strives to create active partnerships with his patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.

r. Tapscott earned his M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. His research team broke a decades-long stalemate with a common form of muscular dystrophy when they identified the mechanisms that cause it. This leads to the possibility of developing future treatments for the disease and potentially some cancers.

SCCA Outpatient Clinic at South Lake Union

825 Eastlake Ave E. Seattle, WA 98109


Cancer care, Oncology

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Hospital at UWMC

825 Eastlake Ave. E Seattle, WA 98109-102


Cancer care, Oncology

Univ. of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Medical education, 1982

Hosp. of the Univ. of PA

Internship, Medicine

Hosp. of the Univ. of PA

Residency, Neurology


Board Certifications
  • Neurology, 1990, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology