Dr. Lawrence Purpura, MD

Dr. Lawrence Purpura, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Lawrence Purpura, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from U Of The East in 1981 and specializes in internal medicine.

1206 Brookline Blvd

Pittsburgh, PA 15226

Contact Information

(412) 344-8900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UPMC

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Dr. Purpura's Experience

Dr. Purpura's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

58  Conditions Treated


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8  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • U Of The East
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • St Francis Med Ctre
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • St Francis Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Purpura has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Purpura's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Purpura to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Purpura's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Doc Purpura listens and explains. He is a Doctor who takes the time to hear you out, and in return explains in detail answers to questions a patient might have. He is fair and honest, and does not jump to conclusions. He also has a sense of humor and his wife is smart, pretty and professional. He...more
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