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Melissa M. Murphy, MD, MPH

Specialties:

Surgery - Colon and Rectal

Primary Affiliation:
Kent Hospital

Board Certified: Yes

Gender:  Female


Education: George Washington University
Internships: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Residencies: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Fellowships: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Website: http://www.carenewengland.org/surgery
Medical Group: Care New England Surgical Care - Warwick

Biography

Melissa M. Murphy, MD, MPH, received her medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. Prior to matriculating in medical school, she received her Master of Public Health and Master of Medical Science degrees from Boston University. Dr. Murphy completed a research fellowship and her general surgery residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and completed her fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

She has published in peer-reviewed journal including Cancer, Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, and Annals of Surgery. She has won several awards during her training including H. Brownwell Wheeler Award Outstanding Resident and awards for her research from the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract and from the New England Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery.

Dr. Melissa Murphy is an instructor in surgery at Harvard Medical School. Her clinical interests include colon and rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease), diverticulitis, anorectal disease, fecal incontinence, and rectal prolapse with a focus on minimally invasive techniques including laparoscopic surgery and transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM).

Her research interests include mesenteric venous thrombosis among patients with inflammatory bowel disease, and disparities in care for patients with colorectal disease.

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