Professor of Anesthesiology
University of Kentucky
Dr. Tom Murphy is a Professor of Anesthesiology with the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Kentucky. He earned his medical degree at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1978. His post-graduate training includes residency in anesthesiology, also at Dalhousie University where he earned the distinction of being named Chief Resident during his last six months in the program, and a cardiac anesthesia fellowship at Royal Perth Hospital in Western Australia. He is board certified in anesthesia and advanced perioperative transesophageal echocardiography as well as addiction medicine. He has served as Division Chief of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia with the Department of Anesthesiology at UK for over 15 years and is a member of several professional societies relating to anesthesia and addiction medicine.
His self-study in Addiction Medicine began in 2013. He was board certified by ABAM in 2014. In 2017, he became regular part-time staff at First Bridge Clinic of University of Kentucky, while maintaining a clinical practice in cardiac and general anesthesia. Dr Murphy is currently a member of the treatment team for patients with substance use disorders and complex medical co-morbidities at First Bridge Clinic. He has been invited to speak at local Nursing Education meetings and teaches principles of Addiction Medicine to anesthesia residents.
Tuesday, April 23
3:45 PM – 5:00 PM