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Ian Purcell, MD

Dr. Purcell is a neurologist in the San Diego area. He is affiliated with Alvarado Hospital Medical Center and 4 more hospitals.
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Dr. Purcell saw more abnormal gait patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Purcell saw more spine condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Purcell saw more chronic fatigue syndrome patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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126 doctors
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Dr. Purcell saw more neck pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Purcell saw more labyrinthitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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94 doctors
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Dr. Purcell saw more fibromyalgia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Purcell saw more spinal stenosis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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87 doctors
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Dr. Purcell saw more obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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430 doctors
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214 doctors
Dr. Purcell saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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182 doctors
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90 doctors
Dr. Purcell saw more headaches patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Purcell saw more migraine patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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156 doctors
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156 doctors
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Dr. Purcell saw more peripheral neuropathy patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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157 doctors
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Dr. Purcell saw more neuropathy patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Purcell saw more sleep apnea patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Purcell saw more pinched nerve patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Purcell saw more back pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Purcell saw more back problems patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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96 doctors
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Dr. Purcell saw more sleep disorders patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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56 doctors
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56 doctors
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Dr. Purcell saw more carpal tunnel syndrome patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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370 doctors
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370 doctors
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Dr. Purcell saw more vascular disease patients than 75% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Purcell saw more trigeminal neuralgia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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37 doctors
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Dr. Purcell saw more memory loss patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Purcell saw more concussion patients than 75% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Purcell saw more dementia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Purcell saw more tremors patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Purcell saw more weakness patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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152 doctors
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Dr. Purcell saw more cerebrovascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Purcell saw more stroke patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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80 doctors
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Dr. Purcell saw sciatica patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the San Diego area. Learn more.

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Dr. Purcell saw more Chiari malformation patients than 75% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Locations

Dr. Purcell sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

SMI Imaging Center of San Diego
7625 Mesa College Dr
San Diego, CA 92111
2,465 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2000
  • UCSD-Kaiser San Diego
    RESIDENCY

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Purcell is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Alvarado Hospital Medical Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Sharp Coronado Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Grossmont Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Pomerado Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Health Net
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • PacificSource
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield