Patricia Purcell, M.D.
Undergraduate Education: University of Texas, Austin, TX, graduated 2002
Graduate School / Medical School: University of Texas at Southwestern, Dallas, TX, graduated 2011
Pediatric otolaryngology; evaluation of quality of life outcomes in pediatric hearing loss and craniofacial disorders; improving speech & language and educational outcomes in children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing; optimizing management of pediatric unilateral hearing loss
The goal of Health Services research is to improve quality and lower cost of health care. My interests include use of population-based databases to evaluate the impact of surgery on health care costs and utilization. I am also interested in methods for improving patient-centered outcome assessment.