Dr Frank Murphy

Speciality: Gastroenterology

Role at hospital

Consultant Gastroenterologist


  • Daily clinics which are generic shared between three consultants

Specialist interests

  • Hepatobiliary disease
  • ERCP

Additional information and comments


  • 1993 BM BSc Southampton University
  • 1996 MRCP UK
  • 2003 PhD Southampton University
  • 2004 CCST in Gastroenterology and General Internal Medicine

Other interests

Dr Frank Murphy is a consultant gastroenterologist with special interest in hepatobiliary disease, inflammatory bowel disease and oesophageal reflux disease. He was appointed to RHCH in July 2004.

Brought up in London, Dr Murphy graduated in Medicine from Southampton University and obtained MRCP in 1996. He specialised in gastroenterology as a registrar and continued his training in the Wessex region for 7 years. He undertook a PhD funded by a Medical Research Council clinical training fellowship studying liver fibrosis and cirrhosis. He also developed an interest in therapeutic endoscopy for acute gastrointestinal bleeding and ERCP.

Dr Murphy has research interests in hepatobiliary disease, fatty liver, treatments for liver fibrosis and Barrett’s oesophagus. He has published and presented nationally and internationally in these areas.

He is a reviewer for a number of journals and has taught on a number of courses.

Married with three children, Dr Murphy enjoys sailing, skiing and windsurfing.

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