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.

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
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Dr. Purses' Experience

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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 Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatric Sports Medicine and Pediatrics
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Purses "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."

3  Specialties

  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

3  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

Background Check

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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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Purses has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Purses' Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Purses to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Purses' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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...more
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