Dr. Murphy is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in 1996 and was recertified in 2006. He completed fellowship training in joint replacement and sports medicine at The Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, California in 1996-97. He completed his residency training in orthopaedic surgery in 1991 – 94 at Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, California and at Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco in 1990 – 91. Dr. Murphy has completed the US Navy Diving Medical Officer course in 1988 at the Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center Panama City, Florida and prior to that completed the U.S. Army Flight Surgeon Primary Course at Fort Rucker, Alabama. Dr. Murphy is married to Kate Meehan Murphy and is blessed with three children Molly, Emma, and Claire. Dr. Murphy received his medical degree with honors from the Brown University in Providence, RI in May 1987 and his bachelor degree from Colgate University, Hamilton, NY. He completed his internship at Letterman Army Medical Center located in San Francisco, California (1987-1988). Dr. Murphy was selected as an Outstanding Graduate at Brown University Program in Medicine in 1987. He also received US Army Health Professions Scholarship in 1983- 1987. He was also selected for the George W. Cobb Fellowship at Colgate University, which recognizes outstanding leadership qualities. In addition, he was selected as a member of Konosioni, Colgate's senior honor society.