J. Michael Purcell, MD


J. Michael Purcell Sr., MD is a graduate of New York Medical College in New York City and completed his internship in general medicine at Albany Medical Center level one trauma center from 1966-1967.

Dr. Purcell served as a Captain in the United States Army from 1967-1969 and specialized in tropical, intestinal and parasitic diseases.

After his tour with the Army, Dr. Purcell returned to Albany Medical Center and completed his Dermatology Residency from 1969-1972 and became board certified in dermatology in 1974. Dr Purcell served as the Chief of Dermatology for St. Peters Hospital in Albany, NY from 1990-1996 and is a long-time member of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Dr. Purcell continues to serve his community and practices with greater than 50 years of specialized medical dermatology experience.