Edward C. Murphy, MD, PA

6550 Fannin, Suite 2323

Houston, Texas 77030

713.795.4300  Fax 713.795.5067


Dr. Edward C. Murphy graduated from The University of Notre Dame in June of 1966 with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. He then attended Northwestern University where he earned his M.D. degree followed by an internship at Evanston Hospital, Northwestern in May 1972. Dr. Murphy completed a Post Graduate Fellowship at the National Hospital for Nervous Disorder in London, England from 19741975. His residency training was completed at Baylor College of Medicine, Division of Neurological Surgery, in June 1976. Dr. Murphy became licensed to practice medicine in Texas in 1972 and certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery on May 4, 1983.

Dr. Murphy was commissioned by the United States Army Reserves in 1972. He has served as a Colonel and Commander of the 5501st U. S. Army Hospital, 4405th United States Army Hospital, the 114th Evacuation Hospital in Desert Storm Saudi Arabia and the 818th Medical Brigade. He is a graduate of The Command and General Staff College and The Army War College. He has served as an instructor and course director for The American College of Surgeons, Military Chapter, Advanced Trauma and Life Support Program, and The Advanced Burns Life Support Program.

Dr. Murphy is a member of the following medical societies: The American Medical Association, Harris County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association, Texas Associations of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and American Association of neurological Surgeons. He has previously been a member of the Harris County Medical Ethics and Public Grievance Committees. Additionally, he is currently serving on the Board of Directors for The Hispanic American Medical Association, Houston Chapter, and for The Holy Cross High School in San Antonio, Texas. He is a voluntary faculty member at the Baylor College of Medicine, adjunct professor at Texas Chiropractic College, and is an instructor for The Graduate Medical Education Program at St Joseph Medical Center.

Dr. Murphy is a member of Eta Kappa Nu (The National Electrical Engineering Honor City), Tau Beta Pi (The National Engineering Honor Society), Reserve Officers Association, Academia Peruana de Sanidad de las Fuerzas y Policiales (Peruvian Academy of Health of the Armed Forces and Police Force), and Sociedad Peruana de Neurocirugia (Peruvian Society of Neurosurgery).

Dr. Murphy’s passion for community service began his undergraduate days at Notre Dame. Soon after his arrival on campus, he joined a group of students doing informal missionary work in Mexico, an initiative that eventually turned into the Council for International Lay Apostolate at Notre Dame. While in Chicago, at Northwestern University, Dr. Murphy mentored high school students from his local parish and volunteering in downtown clinics for the poor. In the 1980’s Dr. Murphy served as the Seminary Physician for St Mary’s Seminary; it was because of this work that he was knighted by the approval of the Vatican and became a member of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem. He continues to be active in his local church and archdiocese.

Dr. Murphy is the founder of Texas Medical Mision, an organization working to facilitate the development of the Dos de Mayo National Hospital and free clinics in Lima, Peru and surrounding areas. The foundation sponsors surgical residency training programs, exchange of physicians, and secures medical and surgical equipment as well as prescription medications.

In 2008, Dr Murphy received the distinguished Dr. Thomas A. Dooley Award presented by University of Notre Dame Alumni Association in recognition of his service and humanitarian activities.



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