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

Treatment & Services

  • Cancer
  • Cancer Center
  • Cancer Supportive Care
  • Chemotherapy
  • Clinical Trials
  • General Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
View all 7 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Blood Disorders
  • Brain Cancer (Brain Tumor)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Symptoms
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hematology
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Malignant Tumors Of The Head
  • Malignant Tumors Of The Neck
  • Melanoma
  • Metastatic Bone Tumors
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Oncology
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Solid Tumor Disorders
  • Testicular Cancer
View all 29 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 - Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine - Hematology

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 1/7/2022, Dr. Murphy has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. 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

184 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

41 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2022

I've been seeing Dr. Murphy for 24 years. One a year now just follow up's. Never want to be that I'll again. Dr. Murphy is so caring and has so much empathy for his patients.

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022

We have been so impressed with Dr Murphy. Compared to the lack of caring at the VA, he has restored my faith in the medical community. The amount of time he has spent with us and his knowledge of the disease my husband has is so impressive. You have a wonderful person in Dr Murphy. We had a dr at the VA tell my husband he had a year to live with a big smile on his face. Dr Murphy makes you feel important. Your life matters!

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2022

Dr Murphy always takes the time to explain everything well and doesn't make you feel like he has to rush off to the next person.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2022

Wonderful interaction with the doctor

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2022

If there was a rating higher than very good, I would give that to Dr. Murphy! Most outstanding care a patient could ask for

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2022

Giving Dr Murphy a double very good. I think we where very fortunate to get in to see him.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2022

Dr Murphy is a credit to the Clinic.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2022

Dr Murphy is the best!!

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2022

Dr Murphy is an excellent physician, he is very likable and intelligent. He is prompt with an answer to questions. This man has saved my life and he Is my HERO! Excellent physician!!

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2022

Very caring, also Dr. Murphy ensures me that I'm on the best treatment each time we follow up

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

Dr Murphy is very thorough and such a caring person.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2022

Dr Murphy is very caring and gives good explanations.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2022

*Dr. Brian Murphy has been a positive factor/person in treating my illness.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

Dr Murphy is so good at making me feel safe, cared for and giving his undivided attention to me. He sits and talks rather than looking at his computer. He is very friendly and is fabulous at explaining my cancer in order to make me feel like I am in the best hands.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

Dr Murphy is an excellent doctor. He listens to me and my concerns and we decide on my treatment together. I would highly recommend him to anyone who is in need of an oncologist.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2022

Dr Murphy is excellent. Very caring. Takes his time. Couldn't do anything better. Hope he never retires.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2022

Dr Murphy is fantastic. He took time with us and we hope to see him again

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2022

Very happy with the time the physician spent with me

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2022

*Dr. Murphy was excellent explaining about my condition which my gastroenterologist did not do. I'm going to see a Cleveland Clinic gastroenterologist.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2022

Dr. Murphy has always been concerned for my care, and goes out of his way to insure I have the best information available. He takes the time necessary to explain things, asks if I understand and insures that I do. Includes me in what ever care might be planned, explains things well. Too bad other medical specialists elsewhere that I've been cared for by are not as concerned and professional as this man.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2022

Excellent Health Care Provider

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2022

Office very professional and friendly. Doctor great! Good communicator, knowledgably and friendly. I would recommend him highly to any of my family and friends. Jude Theibert

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2022

DR. Murphy is the best

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2022

Dr Murphy is great. I am very grateful to him for all that he has done to keep and help me maintain my health . It has been almost 10 years since my first cancer. Everyone there is wonderful.

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2022

Dr. Murphy is an excellent physician.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2021

Dr. Brian Murphy is a fantastic physician. He's very thorough and thoughtful Dr, who addresses the issues clearly and with compassion!

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2021

Dr. Murphy is wonderful!

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2021

Exceptional professional service Dr. Murphy is an excellent physician with a wonderful demeanor

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2021

I love my doctor and my nurse was new and she was very nice!

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2021


Reviewed on Nov 10, 2021

Best doctor ever.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2021

The office staff are always pleasant and helpful. Dr. Murphy is wonderful, very thorough, informative and personable.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2021

Dr. Murphy is extremely patient and doesn't let "wrong" answers upset him. When patients aren't following his directions, he calmly explains why they need to follow the dosage instructions correctly and how beneficial it would be for them to follow the exact protocol.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2021

Dr.Murphy always makes time for you. HE listens to your concerns and explains answers. He is very caring.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Dr. Murphy always takes the time to listen to your concerns and answer all your questions.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

Dr. Murphy is always very caring, respectful and professional. He explains everything to me fully and in a way that I can understand completely! He is an Amazing Doctor in my opinion.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

Dr Murphy has taken care of me for almost 30 years. He has always been very thorough and answers any question I ask, Even if I've asked the same question over and over :). I appreciate so very much how well he has taken care of me :-). Thank you Dr Murphy

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

I would recommend Dr Murphy to my friends and family and anyone else who needed treatment for cancer.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

I am so very pleased with Cleveland clinic that I would recommend them to everyone I know that needs a good and caring doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2021

This was a routine followup with Dr. Murphy

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2021

I always receive excellent care, however the doctor seemed to be in a big hurry this time.

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