Peter M. Murray, M.D.

  1. Chair, Orthopedic Surgery, Florida

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English

Peter Murray, M.D., is Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Florida. He holds a joint appointment with the Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic in Florida. Dr. Murray specializes in hand surgery and microsurgery, and has special interests in surgical reconstruction of peripheral nerve injuries, including brachial plexus reconstruction. He treats all disorders of the hand and upper limbs, including: joint arthroplasty of the hand, wrist and elbow; nonunion of fractures; tumors; complex acute fractures, and free flap surgery for soft tissue defects.

He earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry and graduated magna cum laude from West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia, where he also completed his Doctor of Medicine degree. While at West Virginia University, he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society as an undergraduate and to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society while a medical student. He received his orthopedic surgery training at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa, followed by a fellowship in hand and microsurgery at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.

Dr. Murray was a Distinguished Graduate of the United States Air Force ROTC program at West Virginia University and served on active duty; rising to the rank of Lt. Col. He was deployed in support of the Operation Desert Storm campaign in 1991. He was awarded the USAF Meritorious Service Medal and the USAF Commendation Medal.

Dr. Murray has authored more than 120 scientific publications and three books and has lectured on hand surgery internationally in more than a dozen counties. He has been a visiting professor at the following institutions: West Virginia University, University of Kentucky, Clemson University, University of South Carolina, University of Florida, University of Iowa, Henry Ford Hospital, Orlando Regional Medical Center, University of Utah, University of Michigan, Stoney Brook University Medical Center, State University of New York, Columbia University, Loyola University, University of Cincinnati and University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Murray was recognized for his work in education with the Mayo Clinic Distinguished Educator Award. Dr. Murray is the Immediate Past President of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS) and is currently a Senior Director for the ABOS. He is a past President of the American Association for Hand Surgery, and currently is chair of the Orthopedic Surgery Residency Review Committee (RRC) for the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

  1. Broken arm
  2. Nonunion
  1. Brachial plexus surgery
  2. Elbow replacement
  3. Elbow replacement revision
  4. Elbow surgery
  5. Fibula free flap
  6. Free muscle transfer
  7. Hand surgery
  8. Microvascular surgery
  9. Nerve reconstruction
  10. Nonunion surgery
  • Hand and upper extremity surgery
  • Reconstructive microsurgery, including free fibular transfer
  • Free muscle transfer
  • Brachial plexus reconstruction surgery and peripheral nerve surgery
  • Elbow surgery, including total elbow replacement and replacement revision
  • Vascular disorders of the hand
  • Complex fractures of the upper limb and reconstruction of nonunions and malunions of the upper limb
  1. 2018
    OtherWhitney MacMillan Physician Leadership Business Academy The Realities of Business, Finance and Strategic Acumen, Arizona State University WP Carey School of Business
  2. 2013
    OtherMastering Negotiations Harvard Kennedy School of Executive Education, Harvard University
  3. 2011
    OtherLeadership Decision Making Harvard Kennedy School , Harvard University
  4. 2000
    OtherMicrovascular Skills Training Course
  5. 1997
    OtherReconstructive Shoulder Surgery, Charles Rockwood, MD - University of Texas San Antonio Medical Center
  6. 1994
    OtherChemical Warfare and Bioweapons Survival Care Course - Brooke Army Medical Center
  7. 1994
    Special Fellowship - Division of Hand and Microvascular Surgery, Department of Orthopedic SurgeryMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  8. 1993
    OtherMicrovascular Skills Training Course
  9. 1992
    Other - Combat Casualty Care CourseCombat Casualty Care Course - Brooke Army Medical Center
  10. 1990
    Resident - Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, RCPUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  11. 1985
    MD - Honor StudentWest Virginia University School of Medicine
  12. 1981
    BA - Chemistry, Magna Cum Laude Distinguished Graduate Air Force ROTCWest Virginia University
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Certifications

  1. 1996
    Hand SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  2. 1992
    Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2019
    Best Doctors in Jacksonville Awarding Organization
  2. 2018
    Best Doctors in Jacksonville Awarding Organization
  3. 2018
    Member-member Golf Club ChampionGlen Kernan Golf and Country Club
  4. 2016
    Jacksonville Business Journal Healthcare Hero Award
  5. 2016
    Jacksonville Business Journal Health Care Hero AwardJacksonville Business Journal
  6. 2015
    Member-member Golf Club Champion Glen Kernan Golf and Country Club
  7. 2014
    Distinguished Educator Award Mayo Clinic
  8. 2013
    McMillan Scholarship for Leadership EducationMcMillan Scholarship for Leadership Education
  9. 2013
    Silver Quality Certificate Mayo Clinic
  10. 2012
    75 Most Influential People in Jacksonville Health Care904 Magazine
  11. 2011
    McMillan Scholarship for Leadership EducationMcMillan Scholarship for Leadership Education
  12. 2010
    Bronze Quality Certificate Mayo Clinic
  13. 2008
    Best Doctors in JacksonvilleAwarding Organization
  14. 2006
    Best Nerve Paper AwardAmerican Association for Hand Surgery
  15. 2006
    Golf Club ChampionGlen Kernan Golf and Country Club
  16. 1999
    Gay Award for Best Scientific PaperSenior Residents Day, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of South Carolina School of Medicine
  17. 1999
    Best Residents and Fellows PaperThe Annual Meeting of the American Association for Surgery of the Hand, Waikoloa, HI
  18. 1998
    First PlaceThe Roy Davis Scientific Paper Competition
  19. 1997
    The Harrington Award for Best Scientific PaperThe 39th Annual Meeting of the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons, Lake Placid, NY
  20. 1997
    Air Force Meritorious Service MedalUnited States Air Force
  21. 1997
    FinalistMedscape Residents Scientific Paper Competition
  22. 1995
    Air Force Longevity RibbonUnited States Air Force
  23. 1992
    Air Force Commendation MedalUnited States Air Force
  24. 1991
    National Defense RibbonUnited States Air Force
  25. 1991
    Marksmanship RibbonUnited States Air Force
  26. 1990
    Air Force Training RibbonUnited States Air Force
  27. 1984
    President, Alpha Chapter, West Virginia UniversityAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  28. 1984
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor SocietyAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  29. 1981
    Magna Cum LaudeWest Virginia University
  30. 1981
    Distinguished Graduate Air Force ROTCWest Virginia University
  31. 1981
    Honor Medical StudentSchool of Medicine, West Virginia University
  32. 1981
    Air Force Commanders AwardUnited States Air Force - West Virginia University
  33. 1981
    Academic Achievement Award United States Air Force - West Virginia University
  34. 1981
    Air Force Historical Foundation AwardUnited States Air Force
  35. 1981
    Air Force Association AwardUnited States Air Force
  36. 1981
    Aerospace Education AwardUnited States Air Force
  37. 1981
    Bronze Cross of AchievementUnited States Air Force
  38. 1981
    Air Force Association Award United State Air Force
  39. 1981
    Aerospace Education Award United State Air Force
  40. 1981
    Distinguished Graduate Air Force ROTC - West Virginia University
  41. 1977
    MemberPhi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  42. 1977
    MemberPhi Lambda Upsilon
  43. 1977
    MemberAlpha Epsilon Delta National Premedical Honor Society
  44. 1977
    Chemistry Honors ProgramAwarding Organization
  45. 1977
    University Honors ProgramAwarding Organization
  46. 1977
    Four-Year Air Force ROTC ScholarshipUnited States Air Force

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    ChairAmerican Council on Graduate Medical Education, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Review Committee
  2. 2018 - present
    ChairAmerican Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Orthopedic Surgery Residency Review Committee (RRC)
  3. 2018
    Chair-ElectAmerican Council on Graduate Medical Education, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Review Committee
  4. 2018 - 2019
    Penultimate Past PresidentAmerican Association for Hand Surgery
  5. 2017 - 2018
    PresidentAmerican Association for Hand Surgery
  6. 2017 - 2018
    ChairOrthopedic Surgery Residency Review Committee (RRC)
  7. 2017 - present
    Vice ChairAmerican Council on Graduate Medical Education, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Review Committee
  8. 2017 - 2018
    PresidentAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  9. 2017 - 2018
    Vice ChairOrthopedic Surgery Residency Review Committee (RRC)
  10. 2017 - 2018
    Past PresidentAmerican Association for Hand Surgery
  11. 2017 - 2018
    ChairAmerican Association for Hand Surgery, Research
  12. 2016 - present
    MemberCombined Hand Examination Question Writing Task Force, Executive Committee
  13. 2016 - 2018
    ChairAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Subspecialty Exam Committee
  14. 2016 - 2017
    President ElectAmerican Association for Hand Surgery
  15. 2016
    EditorAmerican Society for Surgery of the Hand, Hand Surgery Update VI
  16. 2014 - 2018
    MemberOrthopedic Surgery Residency Review Committee (RRC)
  17. 2014 - 2018
    MemberMayo Military Committee
  18. 2014 - 2015
    Vice PresidentAmerican Association for Hand Surgery
  19. 2014 - present
    MemberFaculty Development Steering Group, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  20. 2014 - present
    MemberOrthopedic Surgery Specialty Council
  21. 2014 - present
    ChairCredential Committee, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  22. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Council on Graduate Medical Education, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Review Committee
  23. 2013 - present
    MemberMilitary Collaboration Committee, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  24. 2013 - 2022
    DirectorAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  25. 2013 - 2014
    MemberSurgical Skills Task Force, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  26. 2013
    ChairMaintenance of Certification Committee, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  27. 2013 - present
    Vice ChairCredential Committee, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  28. 2013 - present
    Vice ChairSubspecialty Exam Committee, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  29. 2013 - present
    Co-ChairJoint Examination Committee on Surgery of the Hand, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  30. 2013 - present
    ChairMaintenance of Certification Committee, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  31. 2013 - present
    ChairMaintenance of Certification Committee, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  32. 2012
    MemberMayo Medical School Dean Search Committee, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  33. 2012 - present
    MemberDepartment Annual Review Task Force
  34. 2012 - present
    MemberHand Surgery Endowment Committee, American Association for Hand Surgery
  35. 2012 - 2014
    TreasurerBoard of Directors, American Association for Hand Surgery
  36. 2012 - 2014
    MemberPart I Exam Question Writing Task Force, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  37. 2012 - 2014
    MemberAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Part II Committee
  38. 2012 - 2013
    Director-ElectAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  39. 2012
    MemberChairman Search Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  40. 2012 - present
    MemberCredential Committee, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  41. 2012 - present
    MemberPart I Committee, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  42. 2012 - present
    Oral Board ExaminerPart II Committee, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  43. 2012 - present
    MemberSubspecialty Exam Committee, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  44. 2012 - present
    MemberMaintenance of Certification Committee, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  45. 2012 - present
    MemberAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Joint Examination Committee on Surgery of the Hand
  46. 2011 - 2012
    MemberExecutive Dean for Continuing Medical Education Search Committee, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  47. 2011 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  48. 2011
    ChairComprehensive Hand Surgery Review Course, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  49. 2011 - 2016
    MemberConflict of Interest Review Board - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Committees
  50. 2011 - 2013
    MemberExecutive Dean Search Committee, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  51. 2011
    Instructional Course ChairmanAnnual Meeting Program Committee, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  52. 2011 - present
    Voting MemberExecutive Operations Team - Florida, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  53. 2011 - present
    MemberNominating Committee, American Association for Hand Surgery
  54. 2010 - 2011
    MemberAnnual Meeting Program Committee, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  55. 2010 - 2011
    ChairInstructional Course Lecture Series, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  56. 2010
    Co-ChairComprehensive Hand Surgery Review Course, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  57. 2010 - 2012
    Treasurer ElectBoard of Directors, American Association for Hand Surgery
  58. 2010 - 2012
    Committee MemberResearch, American Association for Hand Surgery
  59. 2010 - 2011
    Co-EditorHand Surgery Update V, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  60. 2010 - 2011
    ChairmanComprehensive Hand Surgery Review Course, American Association for Hand Surgery
  61. 2010 - present
    Executive Board MemberNorth Florida Medical Legal Partnership
  62. 2009 - 2018
    ASSH LiaisonInstructional Course Lecture, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  63. 2009 - 2011
    MemberNominating Committee, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  64. 2009 - 2011
    MemberAnnual Meeting Program Committee, American Association for Hand Surgery
  65. 2009
    MemberChairman Search Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  66. 2009
    MemberInstructional Course Lecture, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  67. 2008 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Publications Oversight Committee
  68. 2008 - 2012
    ChairCourses and Meetings Advisory Committee, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  69. 2008 - present
    MemberEducation Executive Committee, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  70. 2007 - 2017
    MemberTest Specification Task Force, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  71. 2007 - 2014
    MemberEducation Finance Committee - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  72. 2007 - 2012
    MemberCourse Planning Committee, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  73. 2007 - 2010
    MemberPublication Education Subcommittee, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  74. 2007 - 2008
    MemberHLC/NCA Reaccreditation Steering Committee, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  75. 2007
    MemberScientific Publications Strategic Planning Task Force, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  76. 2007
    Chair-ElectCourses and Meetings Advisory Committee, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  77. 2007 - present
    MemberMedical Industrial Relations Task Force, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  78. 2007 - present
    MemberGene Vance Jr. Foundation
  79. 2006 - 2012
    MemberCourses and Meetings Advisory Committee, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  80. 2006
    MemberCommittee on Committees, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  81. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Orthopaedic Association
  82. 2006 - present
    MemberMembership Committee, American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
  83. 2005 - 2014
    MemberEducation Advisory Group, Mayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  84. 2005 - 2014
    MemberMayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  85. 2005 - 2010
    Non-Voting MemberExecutive Operations Team - Florida, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  86. 2005 - 2009
    MemberEducation Committee, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  87. 2005 - 2008
    ChairPediatric Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  88. 2005 - 2008
    MemberBoard of Directors, American Association for Hand Surgery
  89. 2005 - present
    ChairEducation Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  90. 2005 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  91. 2005 - present
    MemberElectronic Communications Committee, American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
  92. 2005 - present
    MemberFlorida Orthopaedic Society
  93. 2004 - 2011
    ChairmanComprehensive Hand Surgery Review Course, American Association for Hand Surgery
  94. 2004 - 2011
    MemberComprehensive Hand Surgery Review Course, American Association for Hand Surgery
  95. 2004 - 2006
    MemberSelf-Assessment Examination Committee, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  96. 2004 - 2005
    MemberClinical Practice Committee - Florida, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  97. 2004
    MemberLeadership Task Force, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  98. 2004
    MemberPractice Management Task Force, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  99. 2004 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
  100. 2004 - present
    MemberGovernment Relations Committee, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  101. 2004 - present
    MemberTechnical Exhibits Committee, American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
  102. 2004 - present
    MemberSubspecialty Examination Question Writing Task Force, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  103. 2004 - present
    MemberAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Joint Examination Committee on Surgery of the Hand Question Writing Task Force
  104. 2003 - 2006
    MemberHand Bibliography Task Force, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  105. 2003 - 2006
    MemberRegional Review Course Committee, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  106. 2002 - 2008
    MemberPediatric Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  107. 2002 - 2004
    ChairmanYoung Members Committee, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  108. 2002 - 2004
    MemberEssentials in Hand Surgery Task Force, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  109. 2001 - 2007
    ChairEvaluations Subcommittee on Imaging, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  110. 2001 - 2004
    MemberAllied Health Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  111. 2000 - 2006
    MemberAnnual Meeting Scientific Exhibits Committee, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  112. 2000 - present
    MemberFlorida Medical Association
  113. 2000 - present
    MemberDuval County Medical Society
  114. 1998 - 2000
    MemberFayette County Medical Society
  115. 1998 - 2000
    MemberKentucky Medical Association
  116. 1997 - 2005
    MemberYoung Members Committee, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  117. 1997 - 2001
    Member-at-LargeEvaluations Subcommittee on Imaging, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  118. 1997 - 2001
    MemberResearch Committee, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  119. 1997 - 1998
    MemberUniversity of South Carolina
  120. 1997 - 1998
    MemberRichland County Medical Society
  121. 1997 - 1998
    MemberSouth Carolina Orthopaedic Association
  122. 1997 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Hand Surgery
  123. 1997 - present
    MemberEvaluations Committee, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  124. 1997 - present
    MemberEvaluations Subcommittee on Imaging, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  125. 1996 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Surgery of the Hand
  126. 1995 - 1997
    Medical-Legal ReviewerOrthopaedic Surgery, United States Air Force
  127. 1994 - 2000
    Past MemberMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  128. 1994 - 2000
    MemberMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  129. 1994 - 1998
    MemberSociety of Air Force Clinical Surgeons, United States Air Force
  130. 1994 - present
    MemberOrthopaedic Research Society
  131. 1994 - present
    MemberSociety of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
  132.  
    Past MemberFayette County Medical Society
  133.  
    Past MemberKentucky Medical Association
  134.  
    Past MemberRichland County Medical Society
  135.  
    Past MemberSouth Carolina Orthopaedic Association
  136.  
    MemberPractice Plant Educational Trust, University of South Carolina
  137.  
    MemberCurriculum Committee, School of Medicine, University of South Carolina
  138.  
    MemberIndependent Learning Subcommittee, School of Medicine, University of South Carolina
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Publications

Research activities

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