Dr. Purvis graduated Magna Cum Laude from Purdue University and earned his MD from Indiana University in Indianapolis, Indiana. He trained in Family Medicine at the University of Louisville in Glasgow, Kentucky and at Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and is Board-Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM).
Dr. Purvis has been practicing Family Medicine for over 12 years. He began full-time practice in Glasgow, Kentucky after completing residency. He relocated to Big Pine Key, Florida in 2010. Throughout his career, Dr. Purvis has been actively involved in the training of medical students and residents. Before moving to Big Pine Key, he was on faculty at the University of Louisville where he served as Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine. He was actively involved in the residency program and lectured regularly to students and residents. His academic interests include sports medicine, skin conditions, computers in health care, and legal medicine.