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Barbara A Murphy, MD


Professor of Medicine; Director, Head and Neck Research Program; Director, Pain and Symptom Management Program

4.9 4.9 252 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Head and Neck Cancer
Palliative Care
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Board Certificates

Medical Oncology - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2003
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2000


MD - Wake Forest University, 1987
Fellowship - Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1992
Residency - Greenwich Hospital, Yale University, 1990
Internship - Greenwich Hospital, Yale University, 1988


Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
2220 Pierce Avenue
Nashville, TN 37232

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Patient Comments

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Dr. Murphy is an excellent physician, her competence gave me great comfort through a very difficult illness.
Patient | July 10, 2018

Dr. Murphy very caring, compassionate to do everything possible to kill the cancer in his jaw bone. And RELIVE his PAIN.
Patient | June 28, 2018

Dr. Murphy is the BEST!
Patient | May 26, 2018

Dr. Murphy is kind, compassionate, skilled and we feel she saved my life. Through my treatment, she made me feel confident I was receiving the best possible treatment.
Patient | May 15, 2018

Dr Murphy is without a peer. She is an excellent doctor in all aspects of my care and well being.
Patient | April 24, 2018

the best care provider ever
Patient | April 23, 2018

Very good.
Patient | April 10, 2018

Dr. Murphy was an exceptional doctor/person, she was so nice and seem very concerned about what my needs would be.
Patient | February 4, 2018

I am running low and superlatives for Dr. Murphy. She is simply THE BEST!!
Patient | January 4, 2018

Dr. Murphy is the BEST!! She is extremely knowledgeable, caring, and professional!
Patient | December 8, 2017

Highly recommend.
Patient | October 18, 2017

Always been good great dr.
Patient | October 9, 2017

I have NEVER had (or seen) a doctor that showed so much concern for her patients (courtesy and respect) as Dr. Barbara Murphy, MD. She goes beyond call of duty!
Patient | September 25, 2017

The world needs more people like Dr. Murphy.
Patient | August 30, 2017

Always good!
Patient | August 28, 2017

Dr. Murphy is wonderful. She is the best doctor I've had in quite a while.
Patient | August 2, 2017

Dr. Murphy I have confidence in her and I trust my doctor.
Patient | July 31, 2017

Dr. Murphy was very confident, caring & gave us easy to understand reasoning behind her treatment protocol.
Patient | July 27, 2017

We have 100% confidence in Dr. Murphy.
Patient | July 14, 2017

Dr. Barbara Murphy is an angel in a white coat!!! The whole family loves here as we feel BLESSED to have her in our loved ones life!
Patient | July 3, 2017

Dr. Murphy is the best! TT
Patient | June 20, 2017