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Timothy Murphy, MD Orthopedic Care and Sports Medicine

About Dr. Murphy

Timothy Murphy, MD, has joined the staff as an orthopedic surgeon. A graduate of Wake Forest University and the UNC School of Medicine, he completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the UNC Department of Orthopaedics.  He was recently featured on Fox8 House Calls as the guest expert discussing hip replacement options. A Greensboro native who was an all-state lacrosse player in high school, Dr. Murphy has a strong interest in sports medicine. He has provided extensive care to elite-level athletes, including orthopedic surgical coverage for UNC’s Division I football, basketball and lacrosse teams as well as for participants in endurance sports. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE o Undergraduate: Wake Forest University o Postgraduate: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine o Internship: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Orthopaedics o Residency: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Orthopaedics PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS o American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
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A MISSION TO HELP Dr. Timothy Murphy got his first glimpse of orthopedic medicine as a child when he tagged along as his father – Daniel Murphy, MD, one of the founding partners at Murphy Wainer Orthopedic Specialists – saw patients and covered sporting events.  “As a kid, I would go on hospital rounds and to games where he was the orthopedic physician covering the Greensboro Monarchs ECHL hockey team, which I thought was really cool,” the younger Dr. Murphy recalls. By the time he was a high school student, Timothy Murphy had spent time shadowing his father and other surgeons – and had solidified his decision to enter the “family business.” During his high school career as an all-conference wrestler and all-state lacrosse player at Greensboro Day School, he also got a view of orthopedic medicine from the patient’s perspective – when he needed surgery to reconstruct a torn ACL. In medical school, he earned multiple honors while further developing a passion for helping people. As a medical student, he traveled to Nicaragua and Costa Rica on medical mission trips because, he says, “I think it’s important that we give back.” As a doctor in his hometown, Dr. Murphy enjoys meeting patients, assessing their conditions, and helping them get back to work and other activities.  “One of the great things about my work is that I can help people get back to doing the things they enjoy – whether it is jogging in the neighborhood or playing basketball on an elite team,” he says. In his spare time, Dr. Murphy likes to spend time with his wife, Lindsey Murphy, MD, and their three children. His hobbies include woodworking, watching and playing sports, running, biking, and participating in triathlons and other races.
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orthopedic surgeon in Greensboro NC | direct anterior hip replacement | knee arthroscopy | shoulder arthroscopy | sports injuries | acl repair | rotator cuff repair
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Orthopedic Care for: bone fractures joint injuries joint sprains torn ligaments rheumatoid arthritis muscle strains acute back pain neck pain sports injuries musculoskelatal trauma
Specializing in: orthopedic surgery total knee replacement total hip replacement total shoulder replacement minimally invasive surgery ACL reconstruction arthroscopy rotator cuff surgery non-surgical orthopedics spine & joint injections
Convenient Locations in: Randolph County, Guilford County, Forsyth County, Davidson County, and areas of Rockingham County and Alamance County, Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem, Kernersville, Summerfield, Oak Ridge, Stokesdale, Colfax, Pleasant Garden, Reidsville, Browns Summit, Gibsonville, Whitsett, McLeansville,Julian, Jamestown and surrounding areas
Dr. Timothy Murphy Murphy Wainer Orthopedic Specialists 1130 North Church Street Greensboro, NC 27401 Phone: 336.375.2300 Fax: 336.375.2314 mwo @ sosbonedocs.com
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