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About Us

the Murphy Clinic


The Murphys have over 40 years each of healthcare experience and believe strongly in supporting the local community. They raised their family in Conway and continue to call it home and to be participants in the community and the medical system.


Their practice philosophy has always been to do the right thing for every patient, to go above and beyond the call of duty, to treat patients like family and to provide excellent customer service.


When you call the Murphy Clinic, you’ll speak with a real person ready to help you in a down-home manner. Once your visit is complete, you’ll leave with your questions answered and on your way to improvement.

the Murphy Clinic – owned and operated by local people for local people – a better alternative.

Call for an appointment today at 501-766-4768.


Meet the Murphys

Kenneth Murphy, M.D.

Dr. Kenneth Murphy attended the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, received his M.D. degree from UAMS and completed a general internship and surgical residency at UAMS. He was a practicing general surgeon in Malvern from 1982 until 1987 and in Conway from 1987 until 2009. During his time at Conway Regional he also served as the Medical Director of the Physician Hospital Organization, as a long-term member of the Performance Improvement Committee and as Chief of Staff. Since retiring from surgery in 2009 he has worked as a Medical Director, a Physician Advisor and a Chief Medical Officer for various organizations. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery, is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and has been a member of the American Association for Physician Leadership.

Pattie Murphy, R.N.P.

Pattie Murphy received her undergraduate education at the University of Arkansas Little Rock (UALR). She was awarded a Registered Nurse degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and further received a Registered Nurse Practitioner degree from there. She had experience at UAMS on the surgical wing, in the surgical Intensive Care Unit and in the Burn Unit.

Pattie has been an integral part of Dr. Murphy’s practice since it began in 1982, serving as a nurse and as Office Manager. She developed an extensive knowledge of office procedures, insurance and the business side of medical practice while Dr. Murphy was a general surgeon. While doing these things she was also closely involved in the local school system and in community organizations. She is just as knowledgeable in the medical cannabis certification area and serves as the point person for the Murphy Clinic. You will not find a more friendly and engaging person to help you get started toward feeling better!

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