Dr. Brendan Murphy, MD

Dr. Brendan Murphy, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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46 y/o
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Dr. Brendan Murphy, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Mount Pleasant, SC and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

Colon Surgeons of Charleston

1439 Stuart Engals Blvd Unit 100

Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedCost
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Prolapse
very high
more than 99% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Murphy's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Murphy "Gastrointestinal Surgical Specialists is a group of surgeons who limit their practice to the specialty of Colon and Rectal Surgery"

2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

35  Conditions Treated

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33  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Repair of Rectocele With Robotic Assistance
  • Sphincterotomy
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Rice University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University of South Florida - Tampa FL
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Swedish Medical Center - Seattle WA
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Swedish Medical Center - Seattle WA
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • William Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak MI
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Murphy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Murphy's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Murphy

3.4

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
57.142857142857146%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
7.142857142857143%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
35.714285714285715%
(5)

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What People Say About Dr. Brendan Murphy, MD
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Receiving emergency colon cancer surgery, by one of the very best surgeons, it is my honor to thank Dr. Murphy for his absolute top craftsmanship. His work as a surgeon goes beyond the necessary procedure. As passionate as he is for his work, he does not only have the advance skills a top surgeon...Read More
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Hans van der Ent Ph.D. in Ladson, SC – Aug 22, 2018
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I had my gallbladder taken out by Dr. Brendan Murphy in March of 2017. I was very pleased at how the operation went and the service I recieved. I felt very comfortable and well informed. Staff worked with me to get me in quickly when I was experiencing incessant pain.
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Franchesca Morgan in Mount Pleasant, SC – Mar 14, 2017
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