Oakwood Healthcare Center – Garden City welcomes new pediatrician

Oakwood Healthcare Center – Garden City recently welcomed pediatrician Jerald Purifoy, MD to its medical staff. He joins family medicine physicians Rima Abbas, MD, Clark Creger, MD, Jessica Haveman, MD and Patricia Lopez-Gutierrez, MD.

Dr. Purifoy, who is board certified in pediatrics and neonatology, began seeing patients at the practice in April. Before coming to Oakwood Healthcare Center – Garden City, he provided care for newborns in the Department of Neonatology at Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center in Dearborn. He is currently on staff at Oakwood Annapolis Hospital in Wayne.

A resident of Southfield, Dr. Purifoy received his medical education from the University of Michigan School of Medicine completed his internship and residency at William Beaumont Hospital. He also completed a neonatology fellowship through the Duke University Hospital Program in Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Purifoy’s clinical interests include providing care for newborns and children with disabilities. Outside of his practice, he has been involved in Habitat for Humanity.

Oakwood Healthcare Center – Garden City, which offers same day appointments for sick and well patients, is located at 15910 Ford Road. Dr. Purifoy is now accepting new patients. To schedule an appointment, call 734.762.3600.