Dr. Douglas Murphy, MD

Dr. Douglas Murphy, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Douglas Murphy, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 36 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

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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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Murphy's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Murphy performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Murphy performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Lung Surgery
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Murphy performs Lung Surgery more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Murphy performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Murphy performs Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance more than 34% of his peers

Dr. Murphy performs this procedure more than 34% of his peers

Dr. Murphy's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Impella Device
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Open Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement With Robotic Assistance
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Septal Defect
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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

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

4.7

Based on 23 reviews

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He is just a god for his patients. No one other than him is a best doctor.
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My spirits was I had my mitral valve repaired by The DaVinci robotic device by dr. Murphy on August 2015 there is no other heart surgeon better than dr. Murphy I'm sorry but he is world-renowned and he is respected by more people that he'll probably ever kno. If I ever need another surgery on my...Read More
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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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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
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