Dr. William Anthony Purtill MD

Dr. William Purtill is a vascular surgery doctor in Garden City, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Long Island Jewish Medical Center and Mercy Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Royal College of Surgeons Ireland and has been in practice for 25 years. Dr. Purtill accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 11 doctors at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and one of 6 at Mercy Medical Center who specialize in Vascular Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Vascular Surgery

Clinical Interests: Peripheral Vascular Diseases, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Carotid Artery Diseases, Varicose Veins, Carotid Endarterectomy

Education & Medical Training

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, General Surgery, 1990–1992

SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital & Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1993–1996

University of Maryland
Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, 1996–1997

Royal College of Surgeons Ireland
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 17 years in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 15 years in Vascular Surgery

NY State Medical License
Active through 2016

Publications & Presentations

High-risk carotid endarterectomy: fact or fiction.
Gasparis, A.P., Ricotta, L., Cuadra, S.A., Char, D.J., Purtill, W.A., Van Bemmelen, P.S., Hines, G.L., Giron, F., Ricotta, J.J.

Arterial reconstruction with deep leg veins for the treatment of mycotic aneurysms.
Benjamin, M. E., Cohn, E. J., Purtill, W. A., Hanna, D. J., Lilly, M. P., Flinn, W. R.

Nutrition in wound healing.
Barbul, A., Purtill, W. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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