Meet Joseph Allgeier, MD.

Practice: Family Medicine
Experience: 20 years
States Licensed: AZ, CA
Languages: English, Spanish

Tell us a little about yourself.

I was born and raised in Erie, PA and always had aspirations of becoming a physician. I have been a board-certified family physician for the past twenty years. I was involved in medical education as Director of a Family Medicine Residency for ten years. I have participated in ten medical mission trips throughout my career in Colombia, Mexico and the Dominican Republic. I have lived in Chandler, AZ along with my wife and our 10-year-old son for the past five years.

What is it that interested you in telehealth?

Telehealth allows me to treat patients who may have difficulties and challenges accessing health care. I also love the flexibility it provides me in my work schedule.

What is your specialty and what made you choose it?

Family Medicine. I chose Family Medicine because I always had a strong interest in preventative medicine and whole person care. I also enjoy the diversity of care that Family Medicine provides.

What do you love most about what you do?

The most rewarding aspect of what I do is educating patients about their medical conditions and relieving their pain, discomfort and anxiety.

Where did you go to school?

Undergrad: St. Bonaventure University (New York)
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Florida Hospital East Orlando

What is one piece of advice you would like to give to Teladoc members?

The importance of preventative care including eating a healthy diet, exercise, stress reduction and getting recommended screening exams and tests.

What is your favorite slogan?

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

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