Joel D. Kaufman M.D., M.P.H.

 Joel  D. Kaufman M.D., M.P.H.

Specialties and Expertise

Environmental & Occupational Medicine, Internal Medicine, Primary Care


Primary Care




Occupational and Environmental Clinic at Harborview

325 9th Ave., 3rd Floor West Clinic
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 

General Internal Medicine Center at UWMC-Roosevelt

4245 Roosevelt Way NE, 3rd Floor
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: 206.598.8750|Map It 


Joel D. Kaufman M.D., M.P.H. is a specialist in internal medicine (primary care) and in occupational and environmental medicine. He is a UW professor of medicine, environmental & occupational health sciences, and epidemiology.

Dr. Kaufman earned his bachelor's degree and medical degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He was an internal medicine resident at the Boston City Hospital, and then completed a fellowship (occupational and environmental medicine) and an M.P.H. at the University of Washington.

Dr. Kaufman's clinical interests include primary care of adults, prevention of cardiovascular disease, and environmental and occupational factors in health--diseases and injuries, allergies and asthma. He is board certified in internal medicine and in preventive (occupational) medicine.

Dr. Kaufman believes doctors and patients need to work together to solve their health problems and it is critically important to work to prevent problems before they occur.

Personal Interests

Dr. Kaufman enjoys bicycling, hiking and time with family.


Univ. of Washington, School of Public Health & Community MedicineMaster1990
Univ. of Michigan Medical SchoolMedical education1986
Boston University - School of MedicineInternshipInternal Medicine
Boston University - School of MedicineResidencyInternal Medicine
Univ. of WashingtonFellowshipOccupational Environmental Medicine
UW - Dept. of Occupational & Enviro. MedicineFellowshipInternal Medicine


Board Certifications

American Board of Preventive MedicineOccupational Medicine1991
American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine1990
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