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Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Specialist
Medical Director, Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare Duluth Clinic

Specialty

Top Conditions

*This is not a complete list of conditions

My Approach to Care

"It is a privilege to serve these special patients and families. Even on my most busy and stressful day, I strive to treat the patient and family as if they are my own family and loved ones. "

  • Education & Training

    Medical School: Mayo Medical School, Rochester, Minnesota

    Residency: Mayo Clinic

    Fellowship: Children's Hospital, Oakland, California

    Board Certification(s): Adult Rehabilitation Medicine, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine subspecialty, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • Professional Organizations

    American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Board Director), Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Research & Publications

    Dr. Murphy over 40 peer reviewed publications with a similar number of national and international presentations on topic areas related to pediatric and adult rehabilitation. Associate Editor 5'th edition, Pediatric Rehabilitation Textbook, principles and practice, Demos publications, 2015, NY,NY.
  • Interests & Activities

    I enjoy scuba diving, martial arts, boating, fishing and hiking outdoors in summer and winter. After 24 years in the US Army; including four combat tours to the Middle East (2003-2010), I'm now retired from the Army Reserve Medical Corps, though I remain an active member of the American Legion and VFW in northern Minnesota. I'm proud to have served as a US Team Physician for the 1992 and 1996 Paralympic Teams in Barcelona, Spain and Atlanta, Georgia, respectfully.

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