Michael E Murphy, M.D. grew up in Norfolk, Nebraska. He graduated with honors from The University of Notre Dame and graduated with highest honors from The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He completed his dermatology residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Bethesda Naval Medical Center and was an Associate Professor of Dermatology at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio for 2 years. He completed a one year American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery Fellowship under the direction of Drs. John Zitelli and David Brodland in Pittsburgh, PA.
Dr. Murphy has authored multiple articles and two book chapters on skin cancer and the Mohs surgery technique. He presented at regional and national meeting on multiple occasions. In 2007 Dr. Murphy was awarded the Tromovitch Award at the American College of Mohs Surgery Annual Meeting for the best research project. He is board-certified in dermatology, a Fellow in the American Academy of Dermatology, and a Fellow in the American College of Mohs Surgery. Dr. Murphy is among the first to achieve certification in Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery from the American Board of Dermatology. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and a Founding Member of the American Board of Medical Specialties. In addition to his clinical practice Dr. Murphy volunteers to help teach the Indiana University dermatology residents and Mohs fellows advanced skin reconstruction techniques. In his free time Dr. Murphy is dedicated to spending as much time as possible with his wife and 4 active daughters.