Dr. Shawna Purcell, MD

Dr. Shawna Purcell, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Shawna Purcell, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Olympia, WA and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from University Of Minnesota, MD in 2006 and specializes in internal medicine, endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, and more.Read her story

404 Yauger Way SW Ste 100

Olympia, WA 98502

Contact Information

(360) 596-4614

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • ODS Health Plan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • The Great-West Life Assurance Company

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Dr. Purcell's Experience

Dr. Purcell'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

Dr. Purcell's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Purcell "Dr. Shawna Purcell is an Internist and Dietitian serving the Olympia area for more than 5 years. Dr. Purcell is experienced in Continuous Glucose Monitoring , Body Composition (fat/muscle percentages) and Metabolic Medicine (weight loss). She is a professional member of the Obesity Medical Association and the American Medical Association. Dr. Shawna Purcell was also awarded the Vitals Patients' Choice Award and the Vitals Compassionate Doctor Recognition. PRACTICE EHR Athena PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION Obesity Medical Association American Medical Association AWARDS & ACCOLADES Vitals patients' Choice Award (2015) Vitals Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015) FORMS OF PAYMENT Cash, checks, and major credit cards INSURANCES ACCEPTED Aetna BCBS Blue Card Cigna Great West Multiplan ODS Premera BCBS Regence Health plans United Healthcare - Direct OFFICE HOURS Monday – Thursday: 8:30am – 5:00pm Friday: 8:30am – 12:00pm "
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4  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Dietetics
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Metabolic Nutrition

1  Board Certifications

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

25  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Obesity Counseling

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Minnesota, MD
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Providence Portland Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Purcell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Purcell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Purcell to family and friends
129 total reviews (106 have comments)

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Dr. Purcell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (106)

I was referred from my primary doctor to Capital Diabetes & Weight Loss Center in Nov. 2017. To date I have lost 39 pounds and it has been almost painless. Dr Purcell is awesome and knows exactly how to help each patient lose weight. She targets the metabolic issues and it makes it easy to lose...more
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I started this journey in October 2017. Since then I have learned so much from Dr Purcell about how the body processes glucose and the keto diet. I am down about 45 pounds now and she is helping me to remove the impacts of all the visceral fat. I feel great and a lot of my aches and pains have been...more
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It's always a mixed feeling coming to see Dr. Purcell. I'm usually nervous coming in to see her because I never know whether I"ll be scolded or not (lol). But really, I love that she keeps me accountable with everything, and at the same time, praises me for a job well done. I'm so glad that she's...more
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Dr. Purcell's energy level is always maxed out; she is very focused and driven. Her energy motivates me to want to do more. She is very detailed with her observations. She expects nothing but the best for her patients and she is committed to seeing results. Having her as my doctor, is the best...more
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