Joseph F. Behymer, MD

A native of Southern California, Dr. Behymer was raised in Orange County. After graduating from medical school at the University of St. Georges in the West Indies he finished a Family Practice Residency at John F. Kennedy Hospital in Edison, New Jersey, then returned to California to practice. He has been practicing in Mission Viejo since 1996.

Dr. Behymer is an active member of the MemorialCare Physician Society Pulmonary Best Practice Team. MemorialCares Best practice teams are committed to implementing the latest evidence-based practices across our system so all patients benefit from the most rigorous application of the latest medical knowledge.

As an early adopter of MemorialCare’s electronic medical record system, Dr. Behymer understands the importance of utilizing a state of the art electronic medical record to provide coordinated, integrated care for patients.

He enjoys family time with his wife and two daughters; the beach, especially with his dog, and traveling and reading.

This physician is a member of MemorialCare Physician Society which drives clinical outcomes and performance for MemorialCare Health System.


  • Family Medicine


Medical Education
University of Saint George's West Indies
Date Completed:
June 1 1987

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