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Acute episodic care, Adolescent medicine, Chronic disease management, Family planning, Men's healthcare, Preventive medicine, Primary care - family medicine




Joel Carey, M.D. is a board-certified family medicine physician at the UW Neighborhood Kent/Des Moines Clinic. 

Dr. Carey believes in balance. His goal as a physician is to encourage, teach and support others in making the most out of their lives. He believes that a physician-patient relationship involves mutual respect, open communication and progresses over time.

Dr. Carey earned his M.D. at the University of Kansas. His clinical interests include  family planning, adolescent medicine, men's health and early childhood development.

Personal Interests

Dr. Carey enjoys many of the outdoor activities Washingtonians love, such as mountain biking, scuba diving, rock climbing, hiking, barbecues, reading, surfing and traveling.

UW Neighborhood Kent-Des Moines Clinic

23213 Pacific Highway S Kent, WA 98032


Acute illness and injury, Adolescent medicine, Behavioral healthcare, Children's care

Valley Medical Center-Family Practice Program

Residency, 2012, Family Practice

Valley Medical Center-Family Practice Program

Internship, 2010, Family Practice

Univ. of Kansas Medical Center

Medical education, 2009


Board Certifications
  • Family Medicine, 2012, American Board of Family Medicine