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NEW YORK WEST Medical Illustration Studio; Purnell

medical illustration of Close-up of longitudinal cross-section of artery with atheromatous plaque and guide wire. KEYWORDS: atheromatous plaque, atherosclerotic plaque, guide wire. artery wall, atheroma, plaque, elastic lamina, tunica media, tunica adventitia, endothelium, vascular anatomy, fibro-areolar tissue
medical illustration of Close-up of Tricuspid Valve and probe. KEYWORDS: heart, cardiac, valve, tricuspid, probe
medical illustration of Vascular Stent - 3D model
medical illustration of Plugging In To Outplay Paralysis. KEYWORDS: human hand, robotic hand, robot, microchip, neuron, dendrite
medical illustration of Parotid and Submandibular Gland shown with skin removed to reveal these in relation to facial musculature, vessels, and nerves. Sublingual gland not shown. KEYWORDS: salivary glands, muscles, lateral view of face, male
medical illustration of Advertisement. KEYWORDS: money, sagittal saw, cut, reduce costs
medical illustration of SITElite Spinal Scope (Clarus Medical). KEYWORDS: surgeon, surgical mask, spinal surgery, surgical field, retractors
medical illustration of Endotracheal Tube Intubation. KEYWORDS: midsagittal cross-section view of oral cavity and neck, gloved hands, scissors
medical illustration of Head & Neck Anatomy (AP & Lateral view). Artwork (shown together here) as cover art created for two books by Jatin P. Shah, MD, FACS — head & neck cancer surgeon at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. KEYWORDS: trachea, hyoid bone, thyroid, brachiocephalic vein, sternocleidomastoid, clavicle, carotid artery, jugular vein, parotid gland, submandibular gland, temple, temporal, temporalis, masseter. pterygoid, sternothyroid, omohyoid, thyrohyoid, stylohyoid, digastric, scalene
medical illustration of Salivary Glands depicted beneath translucent skin, with ghosted bony structures. KEYWORDS: parotid gland, submandibular gland, sublingual gland, Ducts of Rivinus, Stensen's Duct, Wharton's Duct. face, skull, female
medical illustration of Concept, design, and execution of Medical Alley Directory cover, 10th Edition. KEYWORDS: publication, arteries, map, Minnesota
medical illustration of Concept, design, and execution of Medical Alley Directory cover,, 11th Edition. KEYWORDS: publication, desk, spine, vertebral column, pelvis, devices, stethoscope, pills, test tube, magnifying glass, printed documents, computer screen, statue, syringe
medical illustration of This was featured on the June 2000 cover of Compendium Magazine. KEYWORDS: cardiac, heart, periodontal, disease, dental, link
medical illustration of Urinary Tract Dilation (UTD). KEYWORDS: urology, kidney, renal  pelvis, calyx, calyces, renal pyramid, ureter, bladder, urethra
medical illustration of Nerve Supply to the Prostate. KEYWORDS: seminal vesicle, pudendal nerve, hypogastric nerve, pelvic nerve, nervi erigentes, pelvic plexus aka inferior hypograstric plexus, inferior mesenteric plexus, neurovascular bundle, bladder, prostate, corpus cavernosum, corpus spongiosum, urethra
medical illustration of Schwannoma, Spinal Cord, and Rootlets. KEYWORDS: oncology, spine, tumor, spinal nerve, ventral root, dorsal root
medical illustration of Resection of C6 Motor Nerve Root Schwannoma. KEYWORDS: oncology, spine, tumor, tumor forceps, spinal nerve, motor nerve, sensory nerve, dentate ligament, DREZ, VREZ
medical illustration of Muscle Anatomy. KEYWORDS: musculoskeletal, muscle fiber, sarcolemma, sarcomere, myofilament, myofibril, muscle cell
medical illustration of Anatomy: Layers of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. KEYWORDS: serosa, muscularis externa, longitudinal muscle, circular muscle, submucosa, mucosa
medical illustration of Diagram of a gastric gland and mucosa, with cellular components and acid flow. KEYWORDS: stomach, mucus, acid, .mucosal bicarbonate, epithelium, epithelial cells, parietal cells, chief cells, G-cells, mast cells, gastric pit
medical illustration of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) - Defect (moderate severity). KEYWORDS: pediatric, diaphragm, congenital, baby
medical illustration of Esophageal Atresia & Tracheoesophageal Fistula. KEYWORDS: baby, esophagus, trachea, birth defect, congenital
medical illustration of Gastroschisis - Defect. KEYWORDS: baby, congenital defect, intestines, birth defect, abdominal wall
medical illustration of Fetoscopic Laser Surgery for Treatment of Twin-To-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS).
KEYWORDS: TTTS. feto-fetal transfusion syndrome, FFTS, diamniotic twins, recipient, donor, amniotic sac, amniotic membrane, chorionic membrane, amnion, chorion, donor twin, recipient twin, shared placenta, fetoscope, fetoscopic, laser blanch, fetoscopic laser surgery, feto-fetal transfusion syndrome, monochorionic
medical illustration of Liver Lobule Anatomy. KEYWORDS: portal vein branch, hepatic artery branch, bile duct, bile canaliculus, sinusoids, hepatocytes, central vein, sinusoidal endothelial cells, Kupffer's cells
medical illustration of Molar Anatomy. KEYWORDS: tooth, structure, crown, neck, root, enamel, dentin, pulp, gingivae, gingiva, gum,  cementum, periodontal membrane, ligament, root canal, bone, alveolar process, artery, vein, nerve
medical illustration of 3M Imprint™ II Impression Material Dispensers. KEYWORDS: oral, dental, dispenser, tray material, wash material, 3M
medical illustration of Tack light cure of new crown on lingual and occlusal surfaces. KEYWORDS: dental, light cure, crown, teeth, tooth


David R. Purnell has a Master of Arts Degree from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; He was formerly on staff as the senior surgical/medical illustrator at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (19 years). Currently, he is the owner/founder of NEW YORK WEST Medical Illustration Studio. NEW YORK WEST provides clients — which include surgeons, clinicians, nurse educators, medical device manufacturers, medical education companies and advertising agencies — with custom creations used in print, on websites, and in slide presentations. Specific applications include textbooks and journals, national and international advertising campaigns, branding, sell sheets, product sheets, technique guides, banners, and exhibits.


Airbrush, Color, Information Graphics, Line with Color, Photography, 3D, Models


Anatomy, Biotechnology, Cardiac Surgery / Cardiology, Cell biology / Histology, Dentistry, Disease Management, Embryology, Gastroenterology, General Medicine, General Surgery, Maternal / Child, Medical Devices, Neuroscience, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics / Gynecology, Orthopaedics, Pediatrics, Respiratory, Urology, Vascular Surgery, Oncology, Health & Wellness, Pathology, Sports Medicine