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Dr. Michael Purkey, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat*
4.7 (12)
Map Pin Small San Jose, CA
Accepting new patients
15 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Michael Purkey, MD

Dr. Michael Purkey, MD is an Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in San Jose, CA. They specialize in Ear, Nose, and Throat, has 15 years of experience, and is board certified in Otolaryngology. They graduated from University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and is affiliated with El Camino Health-Mountain View Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Purkey an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Purkey works at Practice in San Jose, CA with other offices in Walnut Creek, CA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Purkey's Office Locations

  1. 1
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    2581 Samaritan Dr Ste 210, San Jose, CA 95124 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (408) 442-5090
  2. 2
    Bay Area Surgical Specialists Inc. A Medical Corp.
    365 Lennon Ln Ste 250, Walnut Creek, CA 94598 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (408) 442-5090

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  • El Camino Health-Mountain View Hospital

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    About Dr. Michael Purkey, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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    Years of Experience
    • 15 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1417182593
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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