Dr. Joshua D. Septimus, MD

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Dr. Joshua D. Septimus, MD

Internal Medicine | Male

Houston Methodist Primary Care Group 5110 Buffalo Speedway Ste 200, Houston, TX 77005 Get Directions
(713) 363-7351

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Dr. Septimus completed his Internal Medicine training in 2003. Seeing a need to more aggressively prevent cardiovascular disease, he developed...
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  • Guardian
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Chronic Diseases
  • Diabetes

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Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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Education

  • Medical School
    Baylor University

    Graduated in 2000

  • Internship Hospital
    Baylor University

    Completed in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    Baylor College Of Med

    Completed in 2003

  • Undergraduate School
    Duke U Durham

    Graduated in 1996

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Septimus' Care Philosophy

Dr. Septimus completed his Internal Medicine training in 2003. Seeing a need to more aggressively prevent cardiovascular disease, he developed a special interest in complex cholesterol disorders and pursued additional education on management of these diseases. Dr. Septimus achieved the level of Diplomat in the America Board of Clinical Lipidology in 2007. His practice focuses on prevention of cardiovascular disease in high risk patients as well as general Internal Medicine.