Dr. Michael Murphy, MD

Dr. Michael Murphy, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Michael Murphy, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Lutherville Timonium, MD and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

2118 Greenspring Dr

Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093

Contact Information

(410) 821-8894

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand Fracture
very high
more than 98% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
very high
more than 98% 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.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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27  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Bellevue Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Nyu Hospitals Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Murphy to family and friends
25 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Murphy's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

My 6/15/2017 visit was simply the last straw. He refused to run the same x-rays as a prior visit (5/15) and this was the follow up visit. I was both stunned and outraged. He claimed he didnt want to run the full series to save me "the radiation" and that based on his years of experience he was...more
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I waited over an hr to see him & he spent less than 5 min with me. It's a good thing I have health insurance and only had a co-pay. He wasn't even worth the $40 co-pay. What a complete waste of my time and money spent to see him. I could've found out more researching online. In fact I got...more
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Dr. Murphy is unequaled as a surgeon, but he is not so good with patient follow-up such as PT and after surgery care and splinting etc. or with answering patient questions. For instance he does not usually show you the x-rays and discuss them with you. He is very short with his answers to...more
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