Dr. Jean Christopher Purvis M.D.
Neurologist | Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry711 Barnes Ave La Junta CO, 81050
Dr. Jean Purvis practices Neuropathology in La Junta, CO. Dr. Purvis studies, evaluates, diagnoses, and treats conditions that affect the nervous system. Neuropathologists are trained to fully understand and treat such conditions as Alzheimers disease and Parkinsons disease.
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