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  • Joshua Alphonse Imperio

    Joshua Alphonse Hizon Imperio, MD

    • Eisenhower Primary Care
    • 72780 Country Club Dr., Bldg. B Suite 205-B
    • Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
    • (760) 834-7900
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  • Born in the Philippines, Dr. Imperio received his Bachelor of Science degree from University of the Philippines, where he graduated cum laude and was honored as a University Scholar and College Scholar. He completed his medical degree at University of the Philippines, College of Medicine, which included an internship at the Philippine General Hospital in Manila.

    He moved to the United States in 1990 and began his career in medicine as a surgical/medical assistant in reconstructive surgery in Pomona, California. He later completed his residency at Harbor Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

    He held positions as Medical House Officer for various organizations, eventually moving back to California where he worked as a primary care physician with the Veterans Administration (VA) community clinics in Loma Linda.  He also held an academic position as Assistant Professor for the Loma Linda School of Medicine while working at the Palm Desert Veterans Administration Clinic.  

    Dr. Imperio is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and recently joined Eisenhower Medical Associates. His research has been published in numerous publications including the Harbor Hospital Journal. He is fluent in Filipino (Tagalog) and is a member of the Phi Sigma International Honor Society.

    “I grew up in a medically oriented family. My father was a physician and my mother a nutritionist who later earned her Doctorate in Public Health.  As a teenager I used to go with my parents as they gave lectures on preventive medicine – topics in healthy eating, temperance and other healthy lifestyle topics – in several different provinces in the Philippines.  I would also help by giving lectures on many occasions. This is where I learned to enjoy serving and helping others through the healing profession which led to my becoming a physician. My passion has been teaching my patients to make important changes that can lead to a healthier lifestyle.”

    • Professional Details
      • Internal Medicine
      • Traditional Primary Care
      • English
      • Tagalog
    • 19
    • 3
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    • Professional Education
      • University of the Philippines
      • Harbor Hospital Center
      • Harbor Hospital Center
    • Board Certification
        • American Board of Internal Medicine
      • American Board of Internal Medicine
    • Publication Date: October 02, 2014