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Dr. Robert Purvis MD

Dermatopathologists in Myrtle Beach, SC

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Dr. Robert Purvis specializes in dermatopathology, dermatology, internal medicine, mohs-micrographic surgery in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Dr. Robert Purvis has been compared 346 times. Details of Dr. Purvis' 27 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Temple University are available on your free doctor report.

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 Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise

Dr. Robert Purvis identified specializing in DermatopathologyDermatopathology
A dermatopathologist has the expertise to diagnose and monitor diseases of the skin including infections, immunologic, degenerative, and neoplastic disease. This entails the examination and interpretation of specially prepared tissue sections, cellular scrapings, and smears of skin lesions by means of routine and special (electron and fluorescent) microscopes.
, DermatologyDermatology
A dermatologist is trained to diagnose and treat pediatric and adult patients with benign and malignant disorders of the skin, mouth, external genitalia, hair and nails, as well as a number of sexually transmitted diseases. The dermatologist has had additional training and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers, melanomas, moles, and other tumors of the skin, the management of contact dermatitis, and other allergic and nonallergic skin disorders, and in the recognition of the skin manifestations of systemic (including internal malignancy) and infectious diseases. Dermatologists have special training in dermatopathology and in the surgical techniques used in dermatology. They also have expertise in the management of cosmetic disorders of the skin such as hair loss and scars, and the skin changes associated with aging.
, Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs.
and MOHS-Micrographic Surgery.

 Hospital Affiliation

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Dr. Purvis is affiliated with 1 hospital:

Grand Strand Regional Medical Center
809 82nd Pkwy
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

 Education

Dr. Purvis attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine and graduated in 1987 having 27 years experience.

While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.

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