Dr. John Purvis is a pediatrician practicing in Mcminnville, TN. Dr. Purvis is a doctor who specializes in the health care of children. As a pedicatrician, Dr. Purvis diagnoses and treats infections, injuries, diseases and other disorders in children. Pediatricians typically work with infants, children, teenagers and young adults up to age 21. They practice medical care as well as preventative health care. Dr. Purvis can oversee and manage the physical, mental and emotional health of their patients.
Education and Training
Univ of Tn, Memphis, Coll of Med, Memphis Tn 1999
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
- Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med, Pediatrics
- University Of Fl College Of Med
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- What Is Progeria?
Progeria or Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (HGPS), is a rare genetic condition characterized by a rapidly aging appearance in children. Newborns and infants born with this condition typically look healthy and normal, but may physically display characteristic facial features, such as prominent...
- How to Prevent Neonatal Jaundice
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