Practice Philosophy: My goal for my patients is to help them safely return to the athletic endeavors they love. I also believe that athletics in childhood is the gateway to health for a lifetime. Some of the most important life lessons I have learned have come through athletics, and I hope for this to be true for my patients as well.
Professional School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine - Midwestern University
Residency: University of Connecticut
Fellowship: Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland
Special Interests: Sports Medicine, Sports Concussions
Dr. Purses has been an active researcher in the field and has frequently been a speaker on sports-medicine-related topics both for community and academic audiences. In his spare time Dr. Purses enjoys running, travel and helping his wife raise their child.
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