Dr. Carmen Purl

EPSON MFP imageCertification:  Dr. Purl is Board Certified in Family Medicine and has been since 1988.  She is a member of the Texas Medical Association and Member of the Medical staff at Moore County Hospital District.  She is the medical director of Coldwater Manor Nursing Home and Stratford Family Medical Clinic.

Training:  Dr. Purl completed her residency in Family Medicine at Central Texas Medical Foundation and at Brackenridge Hospital in Austin.  She received her medical degree fro UTHSC at San Antonio.  She has a Bachelor's Degree from West Texas State University and Amarillo College.


Experience:  Dr Purl came to Sunray in 2003 from the Emergency department at Golden Plains Community Hospital .


Missions:  She has 7 years of ER experience in addition to her private Family Practice experience.  Dr Purl travels frequently to developing countries around the world to offer medical care and hope to the poorest of the poor.  Her recent trips include Africa, Southeast Asia and Central America.  Dr. Purl is grateful to have patients who understand the poverty of people around the world and who are willing to share their family doctor with those in need.


Family:  Dr. Purl is married to David Purl her best friend and dearest supporter for over 30 years.  She has three adult children and is the proud Mimi to three grandchildren.

Meet Dr. Purl

Ages 65+

We take the time to provide senior patients with the best primary care can offer.

We love to listen and we want to know our patients and their families.

We work hard to care for chronic illnesses and prevent complications whenever possible.

We coordinate closely with other specialists in Amarillo and strive to communicate with all doctors involved in your care.

Our advanced technology allows us to watch for drug interactions and possible contraindications and allergies every time we prescribe medications.  We work closely with the full range of geriatric issues including nursing home care and hospice care.

Our goal is to have healthy independent seniors living in their own homes.