Dr. Benjamin Purow, MD

Pediatric Hematology & OncologyMaleAge 52

Dr. Benjamin Purow, MD is a Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has over 26 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine medical school in 1996. He is affiliated with University Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Purow to book an appointment.

Dr. Purow

Emily Couric Cancer Center

1240 LEE ST Charlottesville, VA 22908

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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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Dr. Purow's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Purow treats Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma) more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Purow treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Chordoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma
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Brain Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Purow treats Brain Cancer more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Purow treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Functional Movement Screening
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Purow performs Functional Movement Screening more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Purow performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Purow's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Brain Abscess
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
  • Breast Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chordoma
  • Chronic Pain
  • Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
  • Confusion
  • Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Erythropoietin Test
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
  • Evoked Potential Test
  • Functional Movement Screening
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
  • Head CT Scan
  • Headache
  • Home Sleep Study
  • ImPACT Testing
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukemia Diagnostic Evaluations
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma Evaluation
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Memory Evaluation
  • Meningitis
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Neuropathy Testing
  • Pineal Region Tumors
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Sudoscan
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Vertigo
  • Wada Test

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(434) 924-9333

Dr. Purow accepts the following insurance:

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Balanced-VA PPO
BlueCare-VA
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HealthKeepers Catastrophic-VA
HealthKeepers Gold OAPOS-VA
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HealthKeepers Gold X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA
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HealthKeepers Platinum OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver OAPOS-VA
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HealthKeepers Silver-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS
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Individual Basic BlueCare-VA
Individual Basic KeyCare-VA
Individual KeyCare HSA-VA
Individual KeyCare Preferred-VA
Individual KeyCare-VA
KeyCare Flexible Choice-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart Enhanced Rx-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart-VA
KeyCare-VA POS
KeyCare-VA PPO
Lumenos HSA-VA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Option I-VA
Pathway Tiered Hospital-VA
Pathway X Tiered Hospital Network-VA
Platinum OAEPO-VA
Platinum-VA PPO
Silver OAEPO-VA
Silver-VA PPO
The Local Choice-VA
Virginia Advantage
Virginia Basic
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Benjamin Purow, MD is a Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has over 26 years of experience in the medical field. ...Read more

Specialties

  • Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
  • Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • Pediatrics

Education

2006
National Institutes of Health
Fellowship Hospital
1996
Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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What are Dr. Benjamin Purow, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Purow frequently treats Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma), Brain Cancer, and Functional Movement Screening. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Purow treats.

Where is Dr. Benjamin Purow, MD's office located?

Dr. Purow's office is located at 1240 LEE ST, Charlottesville, VA 22908. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Emily Couric Cancer Center

Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center1240 LEE ST Charlottesville, VA 22908
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Purow is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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University Hospital

Charlottesville, VA

77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average

5 Awards Received