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Environmental & occupational medicine, Primary care - internal medicine




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.

General Internal Medicine Center at UWMC-Roosevelt

4245 Roosevelt Way NE, 3rd Floor Seattle, WA 98105


Acute episodic care, Behavioral healthcare, Care coordination, Chronic disease management

Univ. of Washington, School of Public Health & Community Medicine

Master, 1990

Univ. of Michigan Medical School

Medical education, 1986

UW - Dept. of Occupational & Enviro. Medicine

Fellowship, Internal Medicine

Univ. of Washington

Fellowship, Occupational Environmental Medicine

Boston University - School of Medicine

Residency, Internal Medicine

Boston University - School of Medicine

Internship, Internal Medicine


Board Certifications
  • Occupational Medicine, 1991, American Board of Preventive Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, 1990, American Board of Internal Medicine