Dr. Joseph Pham, MD

Dr. Joseph Pham, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
52 y/o
(7)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Pham enjoys traveling and outdoor adventures with his wife and twin sons.

Pacific Northwest Eye Associates

3602 S 19th St

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
  • ODS Health Plan
  • Premera Blue Cross

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Pham performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Nearsightedness
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
28

Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, C
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Visual Field Defects
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Pomona College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Oregon Health And Science University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Legacy Emanuel Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Casey Eye Inst/oreg Health Scis University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Tex Sw Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pham has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Pham does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Pham and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Pham's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pham to family and friends
4.0
based on 7 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Pham's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Tacoma |
The most courteous friendliest doctor I've ever been too really makes you feel like you're in Good Hands the staff is always Wonderful also ??
in Tacoma, WA |
He is kind and considerate. He really cares about his patients. If you want the best doctor for your eyes Dr. Pham is the doctor to see.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Pham accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
    First Choice Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Health Net PPO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • ODS Health Plan
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Plus
  • Providence Health Plans
    Personal Option EPO
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN
  • Regence Blue Shield of Washington
    Preferred Provider Network
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Pham has admitting privileges

St. Joseph Medical Center
1717 S J St
Tacoma, WA 98405
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MultiCare Allenmore Hospital
1901 S Union Ave
Tacoma, WA 98405
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