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About Dr. Charles Paxson

Dr. Charles Paxson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Tacoma, WA. He has 43 years of experience. His specialties include Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Paxson is affiliated with VA Puget Sound HCS American Lake Division and Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care Center. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Charles Paxson is Poor. Dr. Charles Paxson has been rated by 1 patients. From those 1 patients of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Charles Paxson is 2.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

VA Puget Sound HCS American Lake Division

9600 Veterans Dr SW
Tacoma, WA 98493
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Specialties

Dr. Charles Paxson has the following 2 specialties

  • Rheumatology

    A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.
    Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Charles Paxson has the following 5 expertise

  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

Board Certifications

Dr. Charles Paxson is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Paxson is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • VA Puget Sound HCS American Lake Division
  • Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care Center
  • Education

    43 Years Experience

  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1970

  • University Of Washington Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

Locations & Directions

VA Puget Sound HCS American Lake Division, 9600 Veterans Dr SW, Tacoma, WA
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