Dr. Joshua D. Purses, DO

Dr. Joshua D. Purses, DO

Internal Medicine | Male | 40 years old

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.Read more

MultiCare Orthopedics & Sports Medicine - Allenmore
3124 S 19th St # 340
Tacoma, WA 98405 Get Directions

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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.Read more

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Dr. Purses' 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.

Dr. Purses' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatric Sports Medicine and Pediatrics
  •  Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Pediatrics

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Education

  • Medical School
    Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine-Midwestern University
  • Internship Hospital
    John Dempsey Hospital of University of CT Health Center

    Completed in 2005

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Connecticut
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Pediatrics

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