Dr Frank Murphy, Consultant Gastroenterologist


Specialist interests

Hepatobiliary disease




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.