Dr. Murphy is a Big Sky native and proud of his Montana and Butte roots. He graduated in Biology and Chemistry at Carroll College in Helena in 1976 and veterinary school at Colorado State in 1980. He moved to Boise and worked with Dr. Charles Lange at Lakeside Vet in Eagle from 1980 till 1985 when he opened his own practice. Dr. Murphy enjoys spending time with his 4 children and 2 granddaughters. His hobbies include his horses and a dozen Angus cattle. He also loves camping, hunting, and tending to his animals and kids.
Dr. Murphy supports many aspects of the local community, including schools, and 4-H programs.