Dr. James Purpura, DO

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 58

1665 Antilley Rd Ste 200
Abilene, TX 79606
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Hendrick Medical Center
1900 Pine St
Abilene, TX 79601
Abilene Regional Medical Center
6250 Highway 83/84
Abilene, TX 79606

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ABILENE DIAGNOSTIC CLINIC
ABILENE DIAGNOSTIC CLINIC
1665 Antilley Rd Ste 200
Abilene, TX 79606
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific
    Graduated in 1985

    Internship Hospital

    Grandview Hospital Med Center
    Complete in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    Med College Va
    Complete in 1988
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Purpura & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    • Abilene Regional Medical Center

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    • 4 reviews

    2.6 out of 5

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    1 out of 5
    - in Merkel, TX |

    After being a patient for 12 years he won't even talk to me on the phone. Gives no explanation as to why he is withdrawing my husband's medication and not weaning him off of it. This can cause serious health issues and possibly death if abruptly withdrawn, There are to many indians and not enough cheifs that work for him. They are all rude and condescending.I do not recommend this Dr. for anyone.Hard to get to see and then he makes referrals to specialists that take month's to get get in to see

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    1 out of 5
    - in Abilene, TX |

    He and his staff are very business oriented! Not health or customer oriented. It was a total waste of time and money to see this fool! I am over weight by about 40 lbs. I did not mention weight...he focused on it and went to a crazy level! Maybe he read the wrong chart! When I said I would work on my weight..he said "well we will see"! Very condescending! I was also 3 minutes late..literally..girl at desk said...you might have to wait longer. Told her that was fine..I waited 45 min!! Jerks!

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    5 out of 5
    -Abilene, TX |

    Spent a lot of time with us answering questions and educating us on procedures that had been suggested by a doctor on our health team. Made us feel comfortable and much better informed. Has been an advocate for our families care on many levels. Have and will continue to refer. One of the most caring doctors we have come across in many years.

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    1 out of 5
    -Abilene Tx |

    In my experience, he is not truthful. He also pushes treatments/surgeries that would not make any sense at all. His bedside manner is atrocious and uncaring. He also violated HIPPA rules and denied it saying he was speaking to a patient who was sound asleep.

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    ABILENE DIAGNOSTIC CLINIC
    1665 Antilley Rd Ste 200
    Abilene, TX 79606
    (325) 793-5290 (Office)
    (325) 793-5187 (Fax)
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