Dr. Michael Sean Murphy, MD

Dr. Michael Sean Murphy, MD

Dr. Michael Sean Murphy, MD

Languages: English, Spanish
Fax: (410) 554-4494

Contact this Provider:

  • Hand Surgery
Conditions I Treat
  • abnormalities of the hands
  • avascular necrosis of the arm
  • bursitis of the elbow
  • carpal tunnel syndrome (cts)
  • cubital tunnel syndrome
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Procedures I Perform
  • amputation of the finger surgery
  • arthroscopy of wrist
  • elbow injection
  • elbow surgery
  • flexor tendon repair
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About the Provider

Dr. Murphy is an orthopaedic surgeon, fellowship-trained in hand surgery. His practice is confined to shoulder through fingertip problems. His interests include arthroplasty, traumatic conditions, vascular disorders, arthroscopy, trauma, hand arthritis, and difficult fractures and joint reconstruction.

Dr. Murphy obtained his medical degree at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the New York University Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital and a fellowship in hand surgery at the Mayo Clinic/Mayo Foundation. Dr. Murphy is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedics at Johns Hopkins University Medical School. In addition, he is the associate hand fellowship program director at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. He is an attending surgeon and consultant in outpatient clinics and surgical cases with the residents and fellows. He is actively involved in direct surgical education, didactic lectures and research. Dr. Murphy sub-specializes in arthroplasty, traumatic conditions and vascular disorders.

Dr. Murphy serves as assistant program director of the Curtis Hand Surgery Fellowship. He directs the weekly "classic articles" journal club, as well as the monthly citywide journal club. He is the director of our international medicine program and leads biannual hand surgery missions to the Dominican Republic with the fellows and residents. He is active in the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) and is an active examiner for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He serves on many administrative committees with a focus on hand surgery education.

  • Fellowship Program: Mayo Clinic of Rochester (1992)
  • Residency Program: New York University Medical Center (1991)
  • Residency Program: Bellevue Hospital Center (1991)
  • Internship Program: Bellevue Hospital Center (1985)
  • Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine (1984)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Surgery of the Hand
  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
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