Dr. Douglas Murphy, MD

Dr. Douglas Murphy, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 69
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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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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
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Dr. Murphy's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Murphy performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Murphy performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Lung Surgery
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Murphy performs Lung Surgery more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Murphy performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Mitral Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Murphy performs Mitral Valve Surgery more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Murphy performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • 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

Dr. Murphy's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Murphy

4.6

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Dr Murphy takes the time to answer any questions you have. His staff is very professional. Surgery went well.
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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...Read 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...Read 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...Read 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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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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