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Dr. Joshua Penfield, MD

Dr. Joshua Penfield, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 42


Dr. Joshua Penfield, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Tacoma, WA. He specializes in gastroenterology.

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Dr. Penfield's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Penfield treats Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Penfield treats this condition more than 95% of his peers


Treatment Frequency

Dr. Penfield treats Diarrhea more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Penfield treats this condition more than 79% of his peers


Treatment Frequency

Dr. Penfield treats Anemia more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Penfield treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Aplastic Anemia
  • Anemia of Pregnancy
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA)
  • Chronic Anemia
  • Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Diamond-Blackfan Anemia
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D - HUS)
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Pregnancy Related
  • D-Positive Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D + HUS)
  • Hemolytic Anemia, Acquired Autoimmune
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Megaloblastic Anemia
  • Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia
  • Myelpathic Anemia
  • Neonatal Anemia
  • Nutritional Anemia
  • Nutritional Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-1
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-2
  • Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia With Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia, Pyridoxine-Responsive, Autosomal Recessive
  • Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

Dr. Penfield's conditions and procedures:

  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Biliary Disorders
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diagnostic Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
  • Diarrhea
  • Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hepatitis
  • Incontinence
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Movement Disorders
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Stone Disease
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy

About Me


"Joshua Penfield, MD is a board-certified gastroenterologist offering patient-focused care for adults with digestive disorders. He has additional advanced training in therapeutic endoscopic procedures including ERCP and endoscopic ultrasound, techniq...


  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine


Main Medical Center, Portland, ME
Fellowship Hospital
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Fellowship Hospital
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland
Residency Hospital
University Of Leicester
Medical School


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What People Say About Dr. Joshua Penfield, MD
Doesn’t really care to take the time to figure out how to help. Would never recommend him to anyone you care about. Made us wait several hours to be seen.
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He is an excellent gastroenterologist. He did a thorough work up for an accurate diagnosis. He's very professional and personable. He communicates well and follows through.
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