Robert Murphy, M.D.

Robert Francis Murphy, M.D.
Accepting New Patients
  • Chief, Pediatric Orthopaedics
Degree M.D.
School Emory University School of Medicine
  • University of Tennessee - Campbell Clinic
  • Boston Children's Hospital - Harvard Medical School
Board Certification
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • Orthopaedics
Clinical Interests
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal deformity surgery
  • Pediatric spinal care
  • Fracture
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Spina bifida
Accepts New Patients Yes


West Ashley Medical Pavilion
2060 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29407
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Summey Medical Pavilion
2250 Mall Drive
North Charleston, SC 29406
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MUSC Health Chuck Dawley Medical Park
1106 Chuck Dawley Boulevard, Building A
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
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MUSC Health at Beaufort Memorial Okatie Medical Pavilion
122 Okatie Center Blvd North, Suite 230
Okatie, SC 29909
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Robert F. Murphy, M.D., is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at MUSC specializing in the care of musculoskeletal conditions in children and adolescents. Dr. Murphy’s expertise is in pediatric and adolescent spinal conditions and deformity, pediatric and adolescent hip dysplasia and hip conditions, as well as lower extremity and foot deformities in children. He also treats children with sprains, strains, injuries, and fractures.

A native Midwesterner, Dr. Murphy graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2005. His medical degree was obtained from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia in 2009. Following medical school, Dr. Murphy completed his residency at the University of Tennessee – Campbell Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee. He received a further year of subspecialty training exclusively in pediatric orthopaedics at Boston Children’s Hospital, affiliated with Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Murphy is active in clinical research as well as medical education. He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. He has also participated in international medical outreach trips.