Steven W. Ressler, M.D.

  1. Internist


  1. Phoenix, Arizona



Steven W. Ressler, M.D. is a general internal medicine practitioner. His clinical focus includes:

  • Expertise in assessment of chronic diseases, such as hypertension, elevated cholesterol, renal disease and diabetes mellitus
  • Consultation to address complex or unknown illnesses, including new and undiagnosed masses or tumors
  • Providing care in Mayo Clinic's Executive Health Program, including use of state of the art preventive health services, while being sensitive to the unique needs of busy executives
  • Providing consultative care to International patients with support from the Mayo International Patient Center
  • Discerning the unique needs of each patient and partnering with them to help achieve goals that are personally meaningful to them

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Ressler is active in education, teaching in the Mayo Medical School and providing mentorship to medical students. He is also physician lead Canada relations through Mayo Clinic International.

  1. 1998
    ResidentPhoenix Children's Hospital
  2. 1998
    ResidentGood Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Phoenix
  3. 1994
    MDCollege of Human Medicine, Michigan State University
  4. 1989
    BS - BiologyCollege of Literature, Science, and the Arts, University of Michigan
  5. 1988
    Undergraduate StudiesHistory and Arts Summer Study Abroad Program to Italy, Greece, Turkey, Israel and Egypt, Eastern Michigan University


  1. 1998
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    2021 Top DoctorsPhoenix Magazine
  2. 2020
    2020 Top Performing Provider in ExperienceOffice of Mayo Clinic Experience, Mayo Clinic Arizona
  3. 2017
    Medical Technology Accelerator Award: My Healthy Future ProjectArizona State University
  4. 2016
    Physician of the DayArizona State Legislature
  5. 2012
    CPD Annual Award Recognition for CMED LEAN PilotMayo School of Continuous Development, Department of Education Administration
  6. 2011
    PRC 5-Star Award for Patient SatisfactionDivision of Consultative Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  7. 2007
    Leadership Day ScholarshipArizona State Chapter, American College of Physicians
  8. 2003
    Excellence in Teaching Recognition HonorMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration

Professional memberships

  1. 2017
    Co-HostQuality Academy Overview and Training, Doctors of British Columbia, Canada, Mayo Clinic Care Network
  2. 2017 - present
    Physician LeadCanada Regional Development Group, Mayo Clinic International
  3. 2016 - 2019
    Development and ImplementationCVPFH Electronic Health Questionnaire MCA, Mayo Clinic in Arizona
  4. 2015 - 2018
    Co-ChairCoordinating Group for Roll-Out in Arizona, Plummer Project, Mayo Clinic Enterprise
  5. 2015 - 2018
    Physician LeadContent Building Group, Plummer Project, Mayo Clinic Enterprise
  6. 2015 - 2018
    MemberPhysician Advisory Group, Plummer Project, Mayo Clinic Enterprise
  7. 2015 - 2018
    MemberSteering Group, Plummer Project, Mayo Clinic Enterprise
  8. 2012 - present
    MemberOutpatient Practice Redesign Working Group, Department of Internal Medicine
  9. 2012
    MemberPaper Orders Reduction Task Force, Mayo Clinic Arizona Task Forces
  10. 2011
    MemberCollaboration and Communication Working Group, Department of Research
  11. 2011
    Co-LeaderLEAN Project, Division of Consultative Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  12. 2010 - 2013
    Co-ChairDivision of Consultative Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  13. 2010 - present
    MemberMultidisciplinary Concussion Team
  14. 2009 - 2011
    MemberResuscitation Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  15. 2009
    Physician AmbassadorMayo Clinic in Arizona
  16. 2008 - 2009
    MemberDepartment of Internal Medicine Medication Reconciliation Working Group, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  17. 2007 - 2009
    Co-DeveloperHeart Health & Performance Program
  18. 2004
    Physician AmbassadorMayo Clinic in Arizona
  19. 2003 - 2004
    MemberSecurity Subcommittee
  20. 2003 - present
    MemberArizona Medical Association
  21. 1997 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  22. 1994
    InducteeAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society