Kent T. Ta, MD, MPH.
Arthritis & Osteoporosis
Dr. Ta earned his combined MD and MPH degree at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, CT. He stayed at Yale for his residency in Internal Medicine, and completed his Fellowship in Rheumatology at the University of Washington in Seattle. During his medical training, Dr. Ta received numerous awards for his research and patient care, including the Centocor Research Award and Pain Management Award at the University of Washington.
His patient-physician philosophy is as follows: “I care for each of my patient like a member of my family. I listen to my patients carefully to understand their pain, concerns, wishes, and to treat my patients with the safest and most effective state-of-the-art therapy.”
Dr. Ta is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Rheumatology at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is board certified in Rheumatology and Clinical Densitometry. Dr. Ta specializes in treating patients with different types of arthritis, autoimmune diseases, osteoporosis, muscle and joint pain
His personal interests include spending time with family, practicing martial arts, swimming, traveling, and teaching rheumatology fellows at Harborview and UWMC.