Dr. Joshua Purses, DO

Dr. Joshua Purses, DO

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Pediatric Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
42 y/o
(6)

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Dr. Joshua Purses, DO is a pediatric sports medicine specialist in Tacoma, WA. He specializes in pediatric sports medicine, internal medicine, and more.Read his story

MultiCare Orthopedics & Sports Medicine - Allenmore

3124 S 19th St # 340

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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About Me

Care Philosophy

My goal for my patients is to help them safely return to the athletic endeavors they love. I also believe that athletics in childhood is the gateway to health for a lifetime. Some of the most important life lessons I have learned have come through athletics, and I hope for this to be true for my patients as well.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Education

  • Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland
    Fellowship Hospital
  • University of Connecticut
    Residency Hospital
  • Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine-Midwestern University
    Medical School
  • 2005
    John Dempsey Hospital of University of CT Health Center
    Internship Hospital
    2005

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3.8

Based on 6 reviews

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He is a great doctor and I would like to continue seeing him. However, I cannot get anyone to pick up the phone. Spent over 45 minutes waiting for some person to help me over the course of three separate phone calls. Never did get the chance to speak with a person. I cannot make an appointment...Read More
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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