BOARD-CERTIFIED PLASTIC SURGEON SERVING PEARLAND, FRIENDSWOOD, AND NEARBY HOUSTON, TEXAS

KEVIN MURPHY MD, MCh, FRCS (Plast.)


Pearwood Plastic Surgery - Dr Kevin Murphy

Dr. Kevin Murphy is a experienced Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon with additional training in Hand Surgery at the Baylor College of Medicine combined orthopedic and plastic surgery hand fellowship program in Houston, TX. He spent an additional year receiving specializing training in Pediatric Plastic Surgery at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a year at the University of Alabama at Birmingham as a Microsurgery Fellow. He has been an Assistant Professor in Plastic, Hand Reconstructive Breast and Microsurgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, TX and League City, Texas for the last five years.


AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift
  • Hand Joint Replacement
  • Hand Sprains
  • Infections & Deformities
  • Hand Stiffness & Arthritis
  • Hand, Finger & Wrist Fractures
  • Hand Disorders in the Child
  • Skin Infections & Cancer
  • Skin Grafts and Flaps
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Benign Skin Tumors
  • Basal & Squamous Cell Carcinomas of the ear & nose
  • Lip, Hand, Wrist & Skin, Upper & Lower Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift & Neck Lift
  • Liposuction
  • Lipofilling
  • Lip & Ear Reconstruction
  • Keloid Scars
  • Pediatric Ear Reconstruction
  • External Ear Laceration
  • Eyelid Surgery & Reconstruction
  • Cosmetic & Therapeutic Botox Treatment
  • Hyaluronic Acid Fillers
  • Inverted T
  • Eyelid Trauma & Laceration
  • Periareolar & Vertical Incision Breast Lift and Reduction
  • Tummy tuck
  • Vaginoplasty
  • Buttock Lift & Augmentation
  • Cubital tunnel minimally invasive release
  • Ulnar neuritis
  • Open & endoscopic treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome & Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Golfer’s Elbow
  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome
  • Nerve Repair
  • Nerve Tumor Removal & Reconstruction
  • Laceration Repair
  • Nerve Transfer
  • Tendon Repair & Tendon Transfer
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Hand and Wrist Tendinitis

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ireland – Plastic Surgery


Hospital Affiliations

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center
Webster, Texas

Pearland Medical Center
Pearland, Texas


Professional Memberships

American Association for Surgery of the Hand

American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Dr. Kevin Murphy is a experienced Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon with additional training in Hand Surgery at the Baylor College of Medicine combined orthopedic and plastic surgery hand fellowship program in Houston, TX. He spent an additional year receiving specializing training in Pediatric Plastic Surgery at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a year at the University of Alabama at Birmingham as a Microsurgery Fellow. He has been an Assistant Professor in Plastic, Hand Reconstructive Breast and Microsurgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, TX and League City, Texas for the last five years.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift
  • Hand Joint Replacement
  • Hand Sprains
  • Infections & Deformities
  • Hand Stiffness & Arthritis
  • Hand, Finger & Wrist Fractures
  • Hand Disorders in the Child
  • Skin Infections & Cancer
  • Skin Grafts and Flaps
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Benign Skin Tumors
  • Basal & Squamous Cell Carcinomas of the ear & nose
  • Lip, Hand, Wrist & Skin, Upper & Lower Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift & Neck Lift
  • Liposuction
  • Lipofilling
  • Lip & Ear Reconstruction
  • Keloid Scars
  • Pediatric Ear Reconstruction
  • External Ear Laceration
  • Eyelid Surgery & Reconstruction
  • Cosmetic & Therapeutic Botox Treatment
  • Hyaluronic Acid Fillers
  • Inverted T
  • Eyelid Trauma & Laceration
  • Periareolar & Vertical Incision Breast Lift and Reduction
  • Tummy tuck
  • Vaginoplasty
  • Buttock Lift & Augmentation
  • Cubital tunnel minimally invasive release
  • Ulnar neuritis
  • Open & endoscopic treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome & Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Golfer’s Elbow
  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome
  • Nerve Repair
  • Nerve Tumor Removal & Reconstruction
  • Laceration Repair
  • Nerve Transfer
  • Tendon Repair & Tendon Transfer
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Hand and Wrist Tendinitis

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ireland – Plastic Surgery


Hospital Privilages

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center
Webster, Texas

Pearland Medical Center
Pearland, Texas


Professional Memberships

American Association for Surgery of the Hand

American Society of Plastic Surgeons


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2003 Cronin Award - Dr Kevin Murphy

More about Dr. Kevin Murphy

Biography

  • Awards & Honours
  • Publications
  • Education

Honors & Awards

Mayoral Distinguished Visitor Commemoration

Jun 2005  The Honorable 2005-2007 Mayoral Municipality of Boca Del Rio, Veracruz, Mexico – Philanthropic Surgical Outreach Mission

Plenary Session Podium Presentation Society of University Surgeons 65th Annual Meeting: “Effects of Long Term Oxandrolone on Metabolic Variables in Severely Burned Children”

Feb 2004 – Society of University Surgeons – St. Louis, MO, USA

Society of Critical Care Medicine Educational Scholarship Award

Feb 2004 – Society of Critical Care Medicine in association with the 33rd Critical Care Congress  – Orlando, FL, USA

James Laing Memorial Prize (Gold Medal)

2004 – British Burn Association – The Cronin Award

Sep 2003 – Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons – 50th Annual Meeting

Best Basic Science Presentation (Second Place), Residents Competition

Jun 2003 – Singleton Surgical Society – 50th Annual Meeting, Galveston, TX

Winner Residents Competition (South Texas Chapter)

2003 – American College of Surgeons

  • Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans: Trauma and Genetics.

    May 2017 – Annals of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery [Accepted for publication]

    Reviews the newer genetic aberrations associated with this soft tissue tumor and the surgical observation that tumor development may occur at predisposed sites (of previous injury). A mechanism whereby trauma may induce cellular genetic changes and subsequent tumor development is discussed

  • Atypical Mycobacterial Infections of the Upper Extremity: Becoming More Atypical?

    Mar 1, 2017  Hand. 2017 Mar;12(2):188-192

    This is the largest series of atypical mycobacterial infections reported worldwide. The are reported from the upper extremity but may involve any body site.
    Authors: Lopez M, Croley J,
    Senior Author: Murphy KD

  • Chapter 70-Hand Surgery. In: Sabiston’s Textbook of Surgery: The Biological Basis of Modern Surgical Practice, 19th Edition

    2012  Townsend CM, Jr., Beauchamp, Evers & Mattox (Eds). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier (2012) pgs 1952-2002.

  • Bioengineered Tissue Substitutes in Breast Implant Extrusion

    2009 – Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery ( 2009:62(12):e658-e660 (PMID: 19046935)

  • Chapter 13 – Burn Wound Care, Support of the Metabolic Response to Burn Injury and Supportive Therapy. In: Principles and Practice of Burn Surgery.

    2005  Barret-Nerin JP and Herndon DN (Eds). New York, NY: Marcel Dekker (2005) ISBN# 0-8247-5453-0

Undergraduate & Medical School
Medical: MD, University College Cork
Graduate:
Master, Medical Sciences, National University of Ireland Galway, 2004
Master, Surgery, National University of Ireland Galway, 2006
Post-Medical School Training

Fellowship:
Hand Plastic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 2010
Pediatric Plastic Surgery, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2011
Reconstructive Microsurgery, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2012


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