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Department Hematology and Medical Oncology
Primary Location Cancer Center, Sandusky
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Cancer Center, Sandusky
Primary Location

Cancer Center, Sandusky

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cancer Center
  • Cancer Supportive Care
  • Chemotherapy
  • Clinical Trials
  • General Hematology
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology
View all 8 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Brain Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Symptoms
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Malignant Tumors of the Head
  • Melanoma
  • Metastatic Bone Tumors
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Neck Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Solid Tumor Disorders
  • Testicular Cancer
View all 26 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Indiana University Health North Hospital
Hematology Oncology
Carmel, IN USA

Residency - Emory University Hospital
Internal Medicine
Decatur, GA USA

Undergraduate - Wayne State University
Detroit, MI USA

Medical Education - Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, MI USA


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Hematology
  • Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology

Specialty Interests

General hematology, medical oncology, blood disorders, solid tumor disorders, cancer

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Brian Murphy, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 4/2/2024, Dr. Murphy has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

422 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

86 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2024

My doctor is Turley great, caring and kind... Couldn't ask for anything else they are the best

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2024

Dr. Murphy always takes time to explain my test results. I never feel rushed.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2024

Dr. Murphy is one of the finest profesioner I have ever met. He seems to really care about his patients and is very easy to connect with.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

Never have we had a bad exoerience with Dr. Murphy

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2024

Doctor answered questions and thorough in explaining blood test results.

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2024

Dr Murphy takes the time to explain things thoroughly, I greatly appreciate that.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2024

Dr Brian Murphy is a wonderful doctor. He saved my life and projected positivity

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2024

Terrific doctor. Easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2024

Excellent experience with Dr Murphy. Could not be any better. Wonderful care. The best!!!

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2024

Dr Murphy is a God send!

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2024

Love Dr Murphy!

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2024

I have been seeing Dr.Murphy since my breast cancer diagnosis in 1997 and I have never had a bad experience and was always treated with care and concern !

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2024

Dr. Brian Murphy is outstanding. He listens, he consistently explains my disease and blood work results thoroughly. He discusses other potential drugs that could be used in the future. He is very caring and has a great sense of humor. He is simply outstanding.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2024

Dr. Murphy is the best. First he shows you he cares. He listens and always always shows you the route he is taking and you're given the opportunity to agree or disagree. He's so respectful kind and wants you to feel better and live life large!

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2024

Dr. Murphy is an amazing physician...caring, concerned and takes plenty of time to explain everything!!!

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2024

Dr Murphy and staff were very welcoming. I would highly recommend his practice.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2024

Couldn't ask for a more caring Dr.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2024

Dr. Murphy is an excellent doctor who I have been seeing for 13 years. Kind and caring and listens to you

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2024

Dr. Murphy is very professional and puts his patients at ease. He explains treatments well and is very easy to understand.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2024

Couldn't ask for any better treatment and respect than what this unit of Cleveland Clinic's staff, and especially Dr. Murphy gives me. Any person needing cancer care should be so fortunate as to have Dr. Murphy caring for them!

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2024

As mentioned earlier, anyone needing this type medical care should be so fortunate as to have Dr. Murphy as their attending physician!

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2024

Dr. Murphy is an empathetic and knowledgeable physician He loves helping patients get better or at least feel a little better by explaining their best treatment options. I would recommend Dr. Murphy to anyone.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2024

Dr. MURPHY is one of the best Doctors, hate to see him retire.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2024


Reviewed on Feb 5, 2024

I would recommend this cancer center and Dr. Murphy to everyone

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2024

Dr. Murphy explains things thoroughly and gives options.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2024

Dr. Murphy has been one of the constants in my treatment and success in beating the cancer I was diagnosed with. He truly cares for his patients and how they view what is happening to them.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2024

Dr. Murphy is caring and knowledgable. He listens and explains thoroughly. He answers all my questions. .

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2024

I cannot express in words what a great doctor I found in Dr. Brian Murphy. I was very nervous going in for my first visit and comforted, informed fully when I left. I cannot say that about to many doctors. I can say when I left that office I truly knew he was my doctor. How you make others feel says who you are. I continue to see him for my visits and he is always caring and makes sure I fully understand what he is explaining. I just want to say thank you Dr. Brian Murphy!

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2024

Dr. Murphy and Holly Martinez are great

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2023

I always feel better after my appointment because I feel like I matter and Dr. Murphy/staff is doing everything they can for my health.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2023

Dr. Brian Murphy is excellent, kind, takes the time to explain my test results thoroughly, seems to genuinely care about my well-being and our ability to successfully manage my disease.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2023

Dr Murphy is always kind and considerate and always explains what is going on He puts you at ease

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2023

Dr. Brian Murphy has a second-to-none "bedside manner." He is kind, welcoming, clear, positive, thorough and completely engaging. We are blessed to have him on my health team.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

Dr Murphy is an exceptional doctor and person! Very fortunate to have him as mine and my husband's doctor

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2023

Dr Murphy is wonderful

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2023

Dr Murphy is an excellent healthcare provider. He is kind, patient, and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2023

Dr Murphy is wonderful, and is very thorough and thoughtful!

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2023

Dr Murphy was very informative and helpful going over test results and questions concerning a new health situation.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2023

Dr Murphy is definitely a GREAT Cleveland Clinic representative! He sincerely cares, listens to all my cares, questions, and concerns. He is always upbeat and cheerful, and truly cares what you see him! Would be great if all doctors were like Dr Murphy!

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2023

Dr Murphy was my primary provider

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2023

Dr Murphy is top shelf!

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2023

Had a very positive experience. I was seeking a second opinion and I could tell Dr. Murphy really studied the records that were sent over and was very helpful in explains everything.

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2023

It was evident Dr. Murphy spent time beforehand reviewing my records and was very prepared for my visit.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2023

Dr Murphy and his staff are outstanding.

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2023

Best Dr. ever had

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2023

Dr. Brian Murphy is a wonderful doctor. Always takes the time to answer my questions and explain everything.

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2023

Dr. Murphy always listens and explains things thoroughly.

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2023

Dr Murphy is the best. He is compassionate and very personable. I have complete confidence in him as my physician.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2023

Dr Murphy and his staff are wonderful

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

Dr. Murphy is one of the most caring doctors I have ever met. He never makes us feel like we are a bother and our concerns are not important.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2023

Dr Murphy and his staff are excellent.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2023

Dr Murphy always informative and includes my opinion in plan.

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2023

Best doctor I've ever had

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2023

Always great people and fantastic doctor

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2023

Dr Brian Murphy is the best!! He takes his time and has the best sense of humor! We love how he explains everything thoroughly and carefully and always has a positive outlook!!

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2023

The best Dr. Love how he tr3ats his patients. Both my husband and I go to Dr. Murphy and he is the best Dr. We have had for anything.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2023

When we leave from Dr Murphy I feel a comfort. He takes time. He's empathetic. He takes the when you ask a question. Much better than the VA.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2023

Dr. Murphy is a Rockstar. I rate the amount of and quality of the time he spent with during our visits and sage advice rates an 11 on a scale of 1 to 5. Thank you Dr. Murphy for your wisdom and compassion.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2023

MY VISTS are always good with Dr MURPHY.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2023

Would recommend Dr. MURPHY to family and friends if they needed help

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2023

Dr Murphy is the best! He explains everything so thoroughly. Answers any questions you have. Truly a very caring doctor and person.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2023

Dr. Murphy is simply the best!!!

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2023

I have been seeing Dr. Murphy for 26 years and have always gotten excellent care. In my opinion, he is the best!

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2023

My husband was with me and Dr Murphy and staff treated him so nice and included him in all conversations

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2023

I appreciated that Dr. Murphy had read info provided by my surgeon at Karmanos Cancer Institute. It was comforting to hear that he was familiar with Karmanos and thought they did a very good job with the surgery to remove my recent tumor and lymph nodes.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2023

Excellent staff and Dr. Murphy

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2023

Dr Murphy and Holly both are very caring and understanding and I wouldnt change that for anything they care about me as much as I care about them... I will admit I am not the best patient at times but they are very understanding and careing and I would never change that... I trust them so much and they are very caring about there jobs

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2023

Staff is cheerful and very respectful...Dr.M is so easy to talk to and informative.

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2023

Dr Murphy was excellent!!!

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2023

As a new patient to the Cancer Center, I was quite apprehensive about diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Murphy demonstrated great empathy and took more time than any other doctor I have ever seen in explaining my current condition and options for treatment! I left his office with a with a much clearer understanding of my problem and complete confidence in his care! He proved to be not only very competent, but very caring as well!He is certainly a credit to the Cleveland Clinic!!

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2023

I will most definitely recommend Dr. Murphy and the Cleveland Clinic to others based in the care I received during this appointment!

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2023

One of the best physicians I have ever had who genuinely cares about you and helping you to get well

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

Dr. Murphy is always engaged, professional yet personable. He explains everything fully and puts me at ease!

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

Dr. Murphy is always positive and very professional. The entire staff is very friendly

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2023

Dr.Murphey...and his staff...a very compassionate, positive, caring person! Professionalin all ways......makes his patients very very appre ciated, loved and worthy of care!! I have benefited for the care for 30 years!! HIGHLY recommend this pra ctice!!!

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2023

Dr Murphy has always been a very caring and attentive person. He always listens to your questions and concerns and explains his medical thoughts thoroughly.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

I have recommended both the Clinic and Dr Murphy to others.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2023

Dr. Brian Murphy is a very caring and kind doctor. I have great confidence in the decisions he makes about treating my disease.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2023

If there was a 5+ that would not be enough to say thank you to Dr. Murphy and the staff.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2023

My wife and I have recommended this practice countless times. The doctors and staff are knowledgable but take time to answer questions and always are caring and compassionate. I would not go anywhere else.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2023

Dr. Murphy is thorough in his explanations. He listens and answers my questions. I have complete faith in him.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2023

Dr. Murphy is the most caring doctor we have. We work with many doctors and Dr. Murphy takes the time to listen and if there is a way he can be helpful he is happy to do what he can.

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2023

Dr Murphy is wonderful. He treats you with respect. He communicates so good!

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2023

Dr. Murphy is very professional & caring!

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2023

Dr. Murphy has always had the utmost care and curiosity about my blood disorder. I feel we are learning together, which is a good thing.

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