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Dr. Peter Purcell, MD

Gastroenterology*
4.5 (8)
Map Pin Small Schenectady, NY
Accepting new patients
50 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Peter Purcell, MD

Dr. Peter Purcell, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Schenectady, NY. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 50 years of experience. They graduated from CORNELL UNIVERSITY / NEW YORK STATE STATUTORY COLLEGES and is affiliated with Bassett Medical Center and Cobleskill Regional Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Purcell an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Purcell works at Practice in Schenectady, NY with other offices in Cooperstown, NY and Cobleskill, NY. They are accepting new patients and accept Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield 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. Purcell's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Digestive Disease Assoc. of Schenectady
    2147 Eastern Pkwy, Schenectady, NY 12309 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (518) 382-1153
  2. 2
    Bassett Medical Center
    1 Atwell Rd, Cooperstown, NY 13326 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (607) 547-3480
  3. 3
    Albany Medical College
    1769 UNION ST, Schenectady, NY 12309 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (518) 264-4895
  4. 4
    Cobleskill Regional Hospital
    178 Grandview Dr, Cobleskill, NY 12043 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (315) 823-5311

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  • Bassett Medical Center
  • Cobleskill Regional Hospital

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VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 50 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1134230873
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • CORNELL UNIVERSITY / NEW YORK STATE STATUTORY COLLEGES
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    Dr. Peter Purcell, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Purcell is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    8 patients have reviewed Dr. Purcell. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Purcell.

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