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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 Center
  • Cancer Supportive Care
  • Chemotherapy
  • Clinical Trials
  • General Hematology
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology
View all 8 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
  • 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
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Solid Tumor Disorders
  • Testicular Cancer
View all 27 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.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

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 2/15/2023, 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

250 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

49 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 9, 2023

Dr Murphy is a very caring physician

Reviewed on May 1, 2023

Dr B Murphy was phenomenal in delivery of patient care immediately upon entry where I sat nervously waiting my first appointment, unsure of what I would encounter after many Oncology providers, post mastectomy for breast cancer.

Reviewed on May 1, 2023

Couldn't have picked a better provider..!

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2023

I always have a good experience when going to my appointment at the Cleveland clinic with Dr. Murphy. Everyone is so nice and friendly there.

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2023

My visits with Dr. Murphy have always been super positive.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2023

Dr. Brian Murphy took plenty of time to explain probable diagnosis and treatment options. Quickly assured additional tests were scheduled.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2023

My visit with Dr. Murphy is always excellent He always takes the time and explains everything to me. He has been my doctor since 1994. Thank you Doctor Murphy.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2023

Dr Murphy shows great concern for his patients and explains your condition and treatments clearly.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2023

Dr Murphy and his staff are the best team

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2023

Dr Murphy IS THE BEST!

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2023

Dr Murphy and staff are excellent. Spent ample time explaining the issues that are going on. Nothing but good things to say.

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2023

Can't say enough good about the whole clinic. Dr. Murphy is wonderful!!!

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2023

Dr Murphy answers every question and provides information. He is friendly, responsive to my feelings. I have graduated to yearly appointmentsat 5 year remission. I will actually miss Dr Murphy and his amazing staff. They've become a type of family. He's managed to create a special community.

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2023

Dr Murphy is the most caring doctor. He explains every detail very clearly and in terms that can easily be understood by the patient. I feel very lucky to have him as my doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2023

Dr Murphy and the staff are wonderful

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2023

Dr. Murphy and staff are AWESOME. I feel blessed to have their support during this medical journey.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2023

I have been going to Dr Murphy since my cancer diagnosis in 1997. He has always been very considerate of my concerns and has always answered all my questions. He's the best!

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2023

Great Doctor ,very nice man

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2023

Dr. Murphy dealt with all PV related problems and examined my brain scan to put my mind at rest!

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2023

Dr. Murphy is the best doctor I have ever had

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2023

Dr. Murphy is very special to me

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2023

Dr Murphy is amazing. He listens to any questions we might have and never dismisses our concerns.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2023

I appreciated Dr. Murphy calling personally and explaining things.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2023

Outstanding doctor!

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

I would highly recommend this doctor

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

Dr. Murphy is the best oncologist at CCF. I wish everyone in this world could experience his time, talent and friendship if they have cancer. Everyone working in this facility is top notch and compassionate and so knowledgeable.. This facility and doctor make a patient feel important.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

Always a pleasant experience from the checking in, lab, nurses, doctors, infusion center.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

So many of my issues have no set answers, so my doctor does the best he can with questions and concerns. He also stays in communication with my specialist on main campus.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

Dr. Murphy is knowledgeable and explains things clearly. He is kind and I always feel better about my condition after I see him.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2022

So very pleased with Dr Murphy. He couldn't be any better.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2022

He's the BEST doc ever!!!

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2022

Dr. Murphy is an excellent doctor!!! Explains things so you understand

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2022

They do not come any better than Dr. Murphy.

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2022

I really like Dr. Murphy. He takes his time to answer all your questions & he never is in a hurry..He is also very caring & you don't usually have to wait .

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2022

Dr Murphy took time to explain clearly and listen to any questions I had....A VERY CARING PERSON!

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2022

Dr Murphy is a GREAT doctor!

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2022

Dr. Murphy has always been very caring and always responds to any worries I have and has done so for 25 years!

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2022

Dr Murphy is my favorite doctor. As long as I need to see an oncologist, he will ALWAYS be my choice.

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 2, 2022

He is very busy so I did not get to explain a situation fully to him but I'm sure sooner or later I will be able to finish my exclamation

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

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