Stephen Beeson, MD

Stephen C. Beeson, M.D. is a nationally recognized speaker who has provided tools and tactics for engaging and training physicians for hundreds of medical groups and hospitals throughout the country. Dr. Beeson serves as a Medical Director for Studer Group to broaden the difference he can make.

In September 2006, Dr. Beeson released his book, Practicing Excellence. A Physician’s Manual to Exceptional Health Care. This national best seller articulates a strategic, prescriptive “how-to” approach to improve physician performance in quality and service and train physicians to drive organizational success.

In 2009, Dr. Beeson released his second book, Engaging Physicians: A Manual to Physician Partnership. This critically acclaimed book takes system leaders on a staged journey to physician enrollment in organizational change efforts.

Dr. Beeson is founder of the Physician Effectiveness Project at PracticingExcellence.com. The Project is an online learning and skill-building solution designed to mobilize and engage physicians around patient centeredness, team leadership and care coordination needed to drive the metrics that define high-value healthcare organizations.

Stephen Beeson is a board-certified family medicine physician who practiced with Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group for 18 years. In 2001, Dr. Beeson was selected by Sharp HealthCare leadership to serve as the Physician Director for the Sharp Experience, an organizational commitment to service and operational excellence. Dr. Beeson’s patient satisfaction ranked him in the 99th percentile nationwide, and Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group was one of the top medical groups in California in both service and quality. San Diego County Medical Society voted Dr. Beeson as one San Diego’s best physicians for eight consecutive years.

Recently, Dr. Beeson was a recipient of the Center of Recognized Excellence Award for Individual Service Excellence, and in 2007, Sharp HealthCare was the recipient of the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award for organizational performance.


  • University of California
    San Diego School of Medicine
    Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude


  • Stephen Beeson

    Stephen Beeson, MD

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