George Stephen, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of the Division of General Internal Medicine.

Originally from Buffalo, New York, Dr. Stephen holds a bachelor's degree in physical therapy from the State University of Buffalo. He earned his medical degree at the University of Missouri Columbia. He then completed internal medicine residency training at the University of Texas San Antonio, followed by the University of Rochester in New York. He completed advanced training through a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in pulmonary disease, sleep medicine, and hospice and palliative care, Dr. Stephen joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2006.

Dr. Stephen is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.


Medical School
University of Missouri-Columbi (1988)


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Is there a relationship between obstructive sleep apnea and gastroesophageal disease?
Morse CA, Quan SF, Mays MZ, Green C, Stephen G, Fass R. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol September 2004 2(9) 761-8
Treatment of sleep disordered breathing and obstructive sleep apnea
Stephen G, Eichling PS, Quan SF Minerva Med August 2004 95(4) 323-36
Assessment of respiratory symptoms and asthma prevalence in a US-Mexico border region
Stephen G, McRill C, Mack M, O?Rourke MK, Flood T, Lebowitz MD Arch Environ Health March 2003 58(3) 156-62
Assessment of the relationship between Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Fass, R, Hayden CW, Stephen, GA, Quan, S Gastroenterology 2001 120 A-427

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians