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Meet Hand Doctor, Daniel J. Murphy, M.D.

Meet Hand Doctor, Daniel J. Murphy, M.D.In 1987 Dr. Murphy, a member of our orthopedic hand specialist team, began his Orthopedic Surgical Residency at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan before moving on in 1992 to a Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship at the University of Texas and The Hand Center of San Antonio. Upon completion of his UT Fellowship in 1993, the orthopedic hand specialist James returned to Utica, New York where he practiced hand surgery and earned his recognition as a member of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in 1995, with an additional Certificate of Added Qualification Hand Surgery in 1999. Dr. Murphy joined the team at Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists in 2001.

The Clinical Experience:
Specializing in surgery of the upper extremity, shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand.
Hospital Affiliation: St. Joseph's Hospital

Hospital Affiliation:

St. Joseph's Hospital


  • New York State Licensure / American Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery in 1995. Recertified by The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons in Hand and Orthopedics 2005
  • New York
  • Michigan
  • Texas

Orthopaedic Fellowship Training:

  • Hand/Upper Extremity Surgery, 1992-1993
    The Hand Center of San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

Orthopaedic Residency Training:

  • Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI



General Surgical Training:

  • Internship: Medicine/Surgery
    Henry Ford Hospital
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery
    Henry Ford Hospital
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Fellowship: Hand/Upper Extremity
    University of Texas, San Antonio
    The Hand Center of San Antonio
    San Antonio, Texas


  • Lemoyne College
    Syracuse, New York
  • Upstate Medical University
    Syracuse, New York
    Doctor of Medicine

Membership of Professional Societies:

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
    New York State Medical Society
    Onondaga County Medical Society
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