Conor Murphy, MD

Conor Murphy, MD

Dr. Conor Murphy is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in disorders of the foot and ankle as well as sports medicine and trauma.

Dr. Murphy was born and raised primarily in Tulsa, OK. He did his undergraduate studies in Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University where he was a four-year letterwinner and three-year starter as a linebacker for the Harvard University Football Team, winning two Ivy League Championship titles. He completed his medical degree at the Oklahoma University College of Medicine. During his time in medical school, Dr. Murphy served for three months at Kalene Hill Mission Hospital in rural northwest Zambia, Africa as an assistant surgeon and medical provider. He also undertook a year-long research fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York in the Foot and Ankle Department focusing on biomechanics of foot and ankle injuries and surgical fixation.

Dr. Murphy completed his orthopedic training at the historic University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania under the tutelage of orthopedic pioneer, Dr. Freddie Fu. While completing his surgical training, he spent a dedicated year working in the University of Pittsburgh Orthopedic Robotics Laboratory researching foot and ankle injuries and sports medicine. He also provided medical coverage for the University of Pittsburgh Football Team, University of Pittsburgh Volleyball Team, Robert Morris University Men’s and Women’s Hockey Teams, and local high school football teams. Dr. Murphy spent a year at the end of his training as a Clinical Instructor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh where he obtained specialized experience and training in orthopaedic trauma surgery. He also provided orthopaedic trauma coverage at UPMC Presbyterian and UPMC Mercy Hospitals, two of the biggest Level One trauma centers in Western Pennsylvania.

Dr. Murphy completed a fellowship in Foot & Ankle Surgery at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery in New York which has been consistently named the #1 Orthopedic Hospital in the country by U.S. News and World Report. During his time, he learned cutting edge techniques in every aspect of foot and ankle care including sports medicine, total ankle arthroplasty, correction of severe deformity, trauma, and minimally invasive surgery from leading experts in the field. He worked closely with professional athletes from the New York Giants, New York Mets, New York Knicks, Brooklyn Nets, New York Rangers and surrounding universities and high schools.

Dr. Murphy is the author of over 50 peer reviewed articles, abstracts, presentations, and book chapters involving orthopedics. His research has been presented at national and international conferences. He has received $20,000 in grants for his research. He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS), and the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM). In his spare time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, working out, cycling, hiking, sporting events, live music, and spending time with family.


  • Harvard University

Medical Degree

  • Oklahoma University College of Medicine

Orthopedic Residency

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


  • Foot & Ankle Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery

Medical Licenses

  • Texas
  • Pennsylvania
  • New York

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS)
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
  • Thomas B. Quigley Society
  • Texas Medical Association

Specializing In

  • Foot & Ankle Trauma/Fracture
  • Ankle Arthritis
  • Total Ankle Replacement
  • Foot & Ankle Sports Medicine
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Cartilage Restoration
  • Lisfranc Injury
  • Turf Toe
  • Jones Fracture
  • Ankle Instability
  • Achilles Rupture
  • Achilles Tendinosis/Tendinitis
  • Foot & Ankle Deformity
  • Cavovarus Deformity
  • Flatfoot Deformity
  • Hallux Valgus (Bunion) Deformity
  • Hammertoe