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Dr. Murphy graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. He obtained his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia and went on to complete a neurosurgery residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

He is board certified in neurological surgery and is a member of numerous specialty societies, including the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Dr. Murphy has been in the private practice of neurosurgery since completing residency.


  • Lower-back surgery
  • Decompressive laminectomy
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar fusion
  • Discectomy
  • Surgery for peripheral nerve disorders
  • Craniotomy
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Treatment Options
  • Patient Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery


  • Medical School - Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA
  • Internship - General Surgery, University of Alabama, Birmingham
  • Residency - Neurosurgery, University of Alabama, Birmingham


  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Southern Neurosurgical Society
  • Georgia Neurosurgical Society
  • Florida Neurosurgical Society
  • J. Garber Galbraith Neurosurgical Society

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