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.