Department Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Primary Location Willoughby Hills Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Allergy Immunotherapy
  • Allergy Skin Tests
  • Allergy Tests
  • Aspirin Challenge
  • Aspirin Challenge and Desensitization
  • Aspirin Desensitization
  • Drug Allergy Desensitization Therapy
  • Drug Challenge and Desensitization
  • Food Challenge Test
View all 9 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Allergic Disorders
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Vasomotor Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Aspirin Sensitivity
  • Asthma Causes & Triggers
  • Cough
  • Dermatitis
  • Drug Allergy
  • Eczema
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis
  • Fish Allergy
  • Food Allergies
  • Hay Fever
  • Headaches
  • Hives (Urticaria)
  • Immunodeficiency
  • Insect Sting Allergies
  • Milk Allergies
  • Milk Allergy
  • Milk Allergy in Infants
  • Mold Allergy
  • Rhinitis
  • Shellfish Allergy
  • Sinonasal Polyposis
  • Sinus Infections
  • Sinusitis
  • Sinusitis - Chronic
View all 33 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of South Florida College of Medicine
Allergy & Immunology
Tampa, FL USA

Residency - Naval Medical Center
Internal Medicine
San Diego, CA USA

Internship - Naval Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Portsmouth, VA USA

Medical Education - University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, OH USA


  • Allergy and Immunology
  • Internal Medicine

Specialty Interests

Allergic Rhinitis Food Allergy Drug Allergy Asthma Cough

Awards & Honors

  • Castle Connolly 'Top Doctor" 2008-2019

    Gulf Coast Magazine "Top Allergist/Immunologist 2011-2014

    Cleveland magazine 'Top Allergist/Immunologist" 2017

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 2/18/2020, Dr. Purcell has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

133 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

34 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Dr Purcell always take good care of me and my child

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

doctor was very thorough and communicated well-rather unusual these days. would be very happy to see him again if needed.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

I felt the doctor was very rude and did not take my concerns and worries seriously

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

Dr. Purcell has been great for me. Always discusses treatment plan and listens to my input. He's the best!

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2019

I really like Dr. Purcell

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2019

Dr. Purcell is amazing and very knowledgeable in everything he does and he always cares about his patients and shows concern and care for their well being and wants to help them. He has always been there for me whenever I needed him if I had problems or questions with my allergies or asthma. I would highly recommend him to anyone as well as the clinic and the staff.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

Dr. Purcell has always made a spot to get me in. I have always had a good experiance with Dr. Purcell.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2019

Dr. Percell was a great help to me he listened to me and I never feel rushed at his appointments. I feel like he is one of the few doctors who really cares about how you are feeling and he does the appropriate testing, Most if all he listens and believes you are feeling sick and comes up with strategies to help you feel better.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

dr Purcell and his staff ate always kind

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

Dr. Purcell and his staff were very very professional, knowledgeable and helpful.

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2019

Good experience, Wonderful Doctor !

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

dr Purcell knew exactly how to ascertain a proper diagnosis with allergy testing. I have had issues all year going back to March. I am finally getting well.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

DR Purcell and staff have been more than helpful in every aspect imaginable.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

Dr. Purcell was thorough and made me feel very comfortable. This was my first time seeing an Allergist and he put me totally at ease and offered a treatment plan that was right for me.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

RNs and Provider worked great as a team and provided smooth transitions from one part of the appointment to the next (rooming, allergy test, discussion of test results)

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2019

Dr Purcell was very thorough and listened to my concerns

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2019

Dr. Purcell was knowledgeable and listened carefully to me during our interaction and made a few very helpful suggestions in regards to my questions and comments. Phenomenal Physician!!!

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2019

Dr. Purcell was thorough and very professional. He was the most informative doctor that I have talked to, so far. (5*)

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2019

Thank you Dr. Purcell!!!

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2019

Dr Purcell was well prepared and very familiar with my issues. He listens well and is very responsive to all my concerns. I'm pleased to have him as an integral part of my care team.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2019

dr Purcell listened and explained things as well as addressed concerns that I had

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019

Dr. Purcell spent a lot of time explaining my daughters allergies to us.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2019

Staff and Dr. very kid friendly. Answered questions.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2019

Dr. Purcell is a wonderful doctor - he asks questions, listens to and respects the patient's responses and explains the plan of action. it is a pleasure to go to an appointment with Dr. Purcell.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2019

Dr. Purcell listened to what I told him and we discussed my allergies and asthma and treatment.

Reviewed on May 30, 2019

The doctor listened to my sons concerns and explained treatment options well. Additionally he wrote the care plan out in detail and follow up plans were established.

Reviewed on May 15, 2019

Dr went above and beyond to meet my needs and try and find out what is going on

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

I am very impressed with Dr. Purcell. he was efficient, thorough and friendly. I would go to him again and refer him with my highest regards

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2019

my appointment with dr. Purcell was very informative very helpful and I'm very satisfied

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2019

dr. Purcell has always shown nothing but respect we have a wonderful plan B if plan a does not take effect in the next few days thank you so much I'm always satisfied

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2019

Dr. Purcell couldn't have been nicer - so very helpful with all my questions and listened to my allergic reaction "story" to determine cause, explained what was going on with my medication reactions, etc. Actually, I can't say enough how friendly, pleasant and attentive Dr. Purcell was to my experience and situation. Really a very personable and kind doctor. All in all, a very satisfying visit.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2019

the doctor was thoughtful and caring without being alarming. thank you!

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2019

Dr. Purcell was very knowledgeable and thoughtful when I explained my situation. He worked with me to develop a plan and a follow up visit.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2019

This was probably the BEST doctor's office experience of my life! Dr. Purcell was excellent at all of the above and more. He and his nurse excel at establishing rapport, which to me is the foundation of great health care.

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