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Joseph Elias, MD

Joseph  Elias, MD

Joseph Elias, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Phone: 253-697-3265    Fax: 253-697-4705

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Provider Details

Certification: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Medical Association Memberships: American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Practice Philosophy: I enjoy partnering with patients and their families to improve quality of life after neurological, musculoskeletal and other injuries. Whenever appropriate, I pursue conservative treatments such as physical therapy before considering oral medications or injections.

Professional School: Baylor College of Medicine - Houston

Residency: University of Washington - Seattle

Internship: Baylor College of Medicine - Houston

Special Interests: Spasticity management (including Botox injections and intrathecal baclofen pump management), electrodiagnostic (EMG/NCS) testing, rehabilitation of neurodevelopmental disorders, ultrasound-guided peripheral joint injections

More Info

Dr. Elias is double board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnosic Medicine. He scored in the top 10% nationally on the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine certification exam. He is a founding member of MultiCare's Adult Developmental Clinic for young adults with neurodevelopmental disorders. Away from work, Dr. Elias enjoys spending time with his family, running marathons, hiking and camping, and playing the piano at his church.

Conditions Dr. Elias treats include:

  • Stroke
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Brain injury
  • Amputation
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Spasticity
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Peripheral nerve injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Musculoskeletal injuries (shoulder, hip and knee pain)

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  • MultiCare Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation- Puyallup

    1450 5th St SE
    Suite 4200
    Puyallup, WA 98372
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    P. 253-697-3265     F. 253-697-4705