Joshua Garfein D.O.

Joshua Garfein, D.O.

(303) 415-8900
Primary Specialties
  • Family Medicine
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Dakota Ridge Family Medicine
How The Ratings Are Compiled 4.8 out of 5 (105 Ratings, 51 comments)

Explained Understandably
Listened Carefully
Gave Understandable Answers
Knew Medical History
Showed Respect
Spent Enough Time

  • Primary Office

    Dakota Ridge Family Medicine
    2995 Baseline Road, Suite 210
    Boulder, CO 80303
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    Phone (303) 415-8900

    Fax (303) 415-6476

    • About

      Physician Bio

      Joshua Garfein is a native of Littleton, CO. He is board-certified in family
      medicine and board-eligible in osteopathic manipulation medicine/neuromusculoskeletal medicine.

      Dr. Garfein received his undergraduate degree from Colby College in Maine.
      He attended the Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
      in Parker, and later returned to Maine to complete his family medicine
      residency and a fellowship in osteopathic manipulation.

      Dr. Garfeins’s clinical interests include a wide spectrum of patient
      care from infants to seniors. He has a special interests in pediatrics,
      preventive care, osteopathic manipulative treatment, sports medicine and
      procedural care including dermatologic procedures, long acting contraception
      and joint injections.

      In his spare time, Dr. Garfein enjoys being outdoors with his family, mountain
      biking, hiking and telemark skiing.

    • Education

      Medical School

      Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine


He was very patient and listened to all my concerns. I feel like I left there armed with better questions to empower me in my healthcare
Great place to go for healthcare.
Friendly and knowledgeable.
I shared the exercises that Dr. Garfein gave me with my wife who also sees him.
I always get wonderful care at Dakota Ridge.
Dakota Ridge has provided very competent annual and incidental medical service to me for over 15 years. The staff is courteous and the location is easy to reach.
He was was able to put a picture together of all my issues and how they relate to one another. No doc has done that before. Nice!
Medical options were explained and I was able to choose a plan for going forward.
This is my first appointment. He seems like a good guy. I’m looking forward to getting to know him better.
This was my first visit and all went well. My medical history if fairly extensive so it makes sense that he was unable to go through every single bit of information. Of the 20+ doctors I have seen the last 5 years, he was kind, understanding and respectful.
Dr Garfein is a knowledgeable dedicated doctor. Excellent & is deeply interested in his patients, very though, explains everything, appears up to date on medical practice & drugs, Explores all approaches. Best doctor I have experienced in many years. You are lucky & have a winner.
Excellent. Very clear, concise, friendly and thorough.
Dr. Garfein was a breath of fresh air. He was kind and compassionate and truly seemed to have my best interest at heart. He took the time to get to know my history and provided me with valuable information.
Excellent visit. Explained everything thoroughly and asked several times if I had any questions.
Dr. Garfein was knowledgeable and caring! Could not ask for a better visit!
Great family practice!
Dr. Garfein is a warm, friendly and highly competent physician
Still don't know much about osteopathy, but give it a whirl, why not? He seems a kind and caring physician.
Consider meeting with Dr. Garfein to see if you would be comfortable with him as your PCP.
Good bedside manner. Easy to talk to him.
Dr. Garfein is a good listener and seems compassionate and well informed. Since it was my first visit I reserve judgement on his other qualifications
Joshua Garfein is everything I would want in a Doctor; knowledgeable, perfect bedside manner, and thorough without with being invasive in any form. The staff at Dakota Ridge, all presented with smiles and a friendly manner. Top notch.
Dr. Garfein has understanding and expertise that is helpful to those who have injuries from accidents. His treatment for me had immediate results!
Everything went well and I enjoyed the atmosphere.