Dr. Karen J. Purcell, MD, PhD
OB-GYN (Obstetrician-Gynecologist) | Reproductive Endocrinology555 Knowles Drive Suite 212 Los Gatos California, 95032
Karen J. Purcell, MD, PhD, is a reproductive endocrinology and infertility specialist who diagnoses and treats patients at C.A.R.E. for the Bay Area in Los Gatos, CA. She is the founder and medical director of C.A.R.E. (Center for Assisted Reproduction and Endocrinology), which she established in 2010. Moreover, Dr. Purcell has an impressive professional journey that spans thirteen years and has expansive knowledge and unrivaled expertise in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. She is on staff at Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose, California. “Her professional experience includes leading several medical research projects on complementary medicine and fertility, earning her award-winning recognition. What makes Dr. Karen Purcell unique is her vast experience and her personal and warm style. She is compassionate and deeply committed to each of her patients,” states the official website of C.A.R.E. Throughout her many years of experience, she has upheld a steadfast commitment to the ethical and professional standards of her practice as evidenced by her sterling record. Hence, she ensures an impeccable degree of patient satisfaction in all facets of her work. Dr. Purcell feels that her success is attributable primarily to her ability to connect with her patients. Outside her practice, she dedicates her free time to hiking and scuba diving.
Education and Training
Yale School of Medicine MD 1999
Obstetrics and Gynecology (Reproduction and Infertility)
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Local and National Speaking -
- Endocrine Fellows Foundation Grant (University of California, San Francisco)
- National Institute of Health Reproductive Services Training Grant (University of California - San Francisco)
- American Society for Reproductive Medicine
- David Geffen School of Medicine of UCLA Obstetrics and Gynecology 2003
- University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility 2006
- University of California-Los Angeles; University of California - San Francisco
Professional Society Memberships
- American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies, American Family Association, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
What do you attribute your success to?
- Her ability to connect with her patients
Hobbies / Sports
- Hiking, Scuba diving
Favorite professional publications
- Sunset Magazine, Travelers
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Get to know highly respected Reproductive Endocrinologist, Dr. Karen Purcell, who serves patients in Los Gatos, CA.
Dr. Purcell is one of the most sought after fertility specialists in the California Bay area. As a Reproductive Fertility Specialist, Dr. Parell, specializes in fertility treatments using assisted reproductive technologies, including in vitro fertilization, endometriosis, fertility preservation, recurrent pregnancy loss and reproductive genetics.
Dr. Purcell is a board-certified physician and the founder and director of the Center for Assisted Reproductive Endocrinology (CARE). CARE for the Bay Area opened in 2010 and combines unparalleled expertise and nurturing support to help its patients realize the dream of having a child. What sets CARE apart from others is its highly customized plan of treatment using the most advanced reproductive technology.
Dr. Purcell graduated from Yale Medical School in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1813, Yale is recognized as a preeminent academic medical center that supports the highest quality education, research, and patient care.
She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles where she received the Berlex Resident Teaching Award. She completed her fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco where she was selected the Administrative Chief Resident. Additionally, she earned the Endocrine Fellows Foundation Grant, NIH Reproductive Sciences Training Grant, and the PacRim Grant.
Dr. Purcell is an accomplished clinical researcher and author. She remains at the forefront of her specialty with memberships and affiliations with prestigious professional organizations including the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies, the American Family Association, and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
She is also on staff at Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose, California. Her professional experience includes leading several medical research projects on complementary medicine and fertility, earning her award-winning recognition. During her off hours she is a dedicated hiker and scuba diver.
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