Dr. William J. Purkert, MD

Dr. William J. Purkert, MD

General Surgery | Male | 63 years old

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Inova Medical Group - General Surgery
6565 Arlington Blvd Ste 500
Falls Church, VA 22042 Get Directions
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Dr. Purkert's Care Philosophy

Patient centered, evidence based care.

Dr. Purkert's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Gland Cancer
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Neck Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Cancer
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell

Education

  • Medical School
    Georgetown University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    Georgetown University Hospital

    Completed in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    Georgetown University Hospital

    Completed in 1984

  • Undergraduate School
    Georgetown University

    Graduated in 1975

  • Other Education
    Carnegie Mellon University-Master Of Medical Management

    Completed in 2010

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Thyroid Cancer Surgery With or Without Radical Neck Dissection
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy