Joseph Ihm, MD
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Although I checked "very good" as that was the highest category, *Dr. Ihm service was exceptional in all respects.
Excellent communication skills. Creative thinking for solutions. Happy to have him as my doctor!
Dr was a breath of fresh air. Very down to earth and didn't use medical terms explaining problem
Dr Ihm was. Very knowledgeable and thorough and spent a good amount of time understanding my condition and explaining treatment options.
He got in early and went through everything thoroughly. He showed me the x-rays and explained the pros and cons of getting an MRI and was kind and thorough. Answered all my questions and was very professional. One of the best experiences I've had
Dr. Ihm was extremely attentive.
Very impressed with Dr. Ihm. I had much difficulty understanding his medical assistant.
This was the 3rd doctor I have seen for my problem, and this was the first doctor who took the time and effort to listen to what I was experiencing and explain to me what was going on. The doctor was far and away the best on I have seen for my problem and I have total confidence in his ability to find a solution
Dr. Ihm is great! He explained things in a way that was easy to understand and continuously asked if I had any questions about what he was explaining. He came up with a plan and made sure that I was onboard with it. I'm very grateful that he joined UW!
I really enjoyed the visit with Dr Ihm. I feel confident about my diagnosis and post visit care.
He was very nice and very informative about my concerns.
*Dr. Ihm was brilliant, fast, got to the point, [...] very caring. [...] I felt valued, and not just one more patient. [...]
Dr Ihm is a very good doctor!
Dr. Ihm was excellent.'
In addition to Dr Ihm being absolutely stellar, I was also quite impressed by the X-ray tech, but I don't recall her name. It was truly a pleasant visit from beginning to end.
The doctor was very helpful in giving me options to help me correct the [...] problem and to help me control the pain.
Dr Ihm, [...], and Nurse [...] were/are all very kind and it was a wonderful experience. I loved that they were patient and answered all my questions. They are the reason that I am willing to drive from Tacoma for care [...]
Loved Dr. Ihm
The nurse and Dr Ihm were both absolutely outstanding during my visit.
About Joseph M Ihm
Joseph Ihm, MD, is a board-certified doctor in physical medicine and rehabilitation and sports medicine. He specializes in non-surgical care for spine, sports and musculoskeletal injuries. These can include joints with long-standing pain, tendon disorders, arthritis and more.
Dr. Ihm works with patients with age ranges from the teens through the entire adult lifespan and with all abilities, with the goal of finding solutions that fit their lifestyle and interests. With treatment options such as physical therapy, exercise, medications and injections, he helps patients get back to the activities they enjoy the most.
Dr. Ihm is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, where he serves on the clinical practice committee for Exercise is Medicine. This global health initiative promotes evidence-based physical activity resources for people everywhere and of all abilities.
Dr. Ihm enjoys spending time with family, hiking, listening to audiobooks, watching movies, and exploring the outdoors.
Education and Training
Mayo ClinicFellowship, 2005, Sports MedicineUW - Dept. of Rehabilitation MedicineResidency, 2004, Physical Medicine & RehabilitationRush Medical CollegeMedical Education, 2000
- Sports Medicine, 2009, American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehab
- Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 2005, American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehab