Wickenburg Community Hospital Surgical Clinic welcomes Michael Purnell, MD FAAOS, Sports Medicine – Orthopedic Surgeon.
Dr. Purnell is a board certified, fellowship trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeon, specializing in shoulder and knee pathology.
His sports career pivoted to caring for athletes, where he has been the team physician for a minor league baseball affiliate for over 25 years, as well as the team physician for local colleges, high schools, and the Central West Ballet.
Dr. Purnell founded Modesto Sports Medicine, a non-profit organization to fund and support athletic training programs for high schools. He has also developed an orthobiologic program to offer nonsurgical, less invasive, healing opportunities to patients, allowing their bodies to recover and heal naturally.