Dr. Kenneth J Pursell MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Kenneth Pursell is an infectious disease specialist in Burr Ridge, Illinois and is affiliated with University of Chicago Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Connecticut School of Medicine and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Pursell accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 13 doctors at University of Chicago Medical Center who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1985–1988

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1988–1991

University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Infectious Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

BK Virus and Its Role in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: Evolution of a Pathogen.
delaCruz, J.,Pursell, K.

Acquired hypogammaglobulinemia in HIV-positive subjects after liver transplantation.
Gregg, K. S.,Barin, B.,Pitrak, D.,Ramaprasad, C.,Pursell, K.

Zygomycosis in solid organ transplant recipients: a prospective, matched case-control study to assess risks for disease and outcome.
Singh, N., Aguado, J. M., Bonatti, H., Forrest, G., Gupta, K. L., Safdar, N., John, G. T., Pursell, K. J., Muñoz, P., Patel, R., Fortun, J., Martin-Davila, P., Philippe, B., Philit, F., Tabah, A., Terzi, N., Chatelet, V., Kusne, S., Clark, N., Blumberg, E

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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