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David Pursley, MD


  • Headache and Pain Clinic
  • Neurology

Faculty Rank

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Clinic Information

For an appointment or assistance call 859-257-1000
or 800-333-8874 (toll free)

Clinical Interests

Chronic Neurologic Disease
Injury Prevention



University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington


University of Kentucky, Lexington
North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill, N.C.

Certifications or Special Training

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology

Additional Information


After 30 years in private practice in Lexington, David Pursley has returned to the University and joined the Kentucky Neuroscience Institute. He received his medical degree and completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine. He then completed a residency in neurology at the University of North Carolina and then spent a year in private practice in western Kentucky before returning to Lexington.

Pursley specializes in outpatient adult general neurology care. He will coordinate neurological care with his patients’ other medical problems and help them find ways to cope with the challenges of chronic disease.

Related Links

UK Neurology UK Headache Center