Dr. Douglas Murphy, MD

Dr. Douglas Murphy, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Douglas Murphy, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Ste 200

Atlanta, GA 30342

Contact Information

(404) 778-7200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Murphy performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers
Mitral Valve Surgery
very high
more than 91% 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 "Performing the right procedure for the patient. Continuining to increase our knowledge concerning technology in providing superior patient care with state of the art techniques and equipment."

5  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Internal Medicine
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

59  Conditions Treated

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31  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Middlebury College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Emory University Affil Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • University of PA, Schools of Medicine, Lawrence Sanders Prize, 1975
  • Samson Thoracic Society Resident Prize for Manuscript, Presented 8th Meeting, 1982
  • Middlebury College Charles Dana Scholarship High Honors in Chemistry, Magna Cum Laude, Valedictorian, 1971
  • The Wassie Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, $50,000 grant award (Clinical Research in Cardiac Surgery),
  • University of PA, Schools of Medicine, Charles A. Oliver Prize, 1975
  • University of PA, Schools of Medicine, Dr. Morris Ginsberg Prize, 1975
Media & Publications

Dr. Murphy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Murphy's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Murphy to family and friends
20 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Murphy's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Murphy is absolutely THE BEST! He performed robotic mitral valve repair in July, 2015 and no more shortness of breath, lightheadedness, nor dizziness when standing. Folks, DO NOT hesitate to allow Dr Murphy to perform his life-saving procedure on you. You will find no better a surgeon nor...more
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I am a recently retired MD in FL who had mitral annuloplasty and Afib cryoablation by Dr. Murphy in December 2010 with so far perfect outcome. No more paroxysmal afib and heart size returned to normal post op with normal function. Dr. Murphy is God-sent and made a huge difference in my life...more
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Dr. Murphy conducted robotic surgery to repair my Mitral valve in 2011. I am pleased to say that I have no limitations, enjoy weightlifting, backpacking (15 miles a day average during trips), and bicycling. I am eternally grateful for his skill and ability to keep me relaxed about the procedure...more
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Had robotic asd repair and he was awesome! The hospital at Emory was awesome! Had wonderful treatment all around!
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