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Dr. Joshua Purses, DO

Dr. Joshua Purses, DO

Pediatric Sports Medicine ·  Male · Age 43


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

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(253) 792-6555

Dr. Purses accepts the following insurance:

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About Me

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.


  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Pediatrics


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


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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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