Thunder Basin Orthopaedics And  Sports Medicine

About us

Mark G. Murphy, MD

Mark G. Murphy, MD
Mark G. Murphy, MD

Dr. Murphy is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in 1996 and was recertified in 2006. He completed fellowship training in joint replacement and sports medicine at The Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, California in 1996-97. He completed his residency training in orthopaedic surgery in 1991 – 94 at Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, California and at Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco in 1990 – 91. Dr. Murphy has completed the US Navy Diving Medical Officer course in 1988 at the Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center Panama City, Florida and prior to that completed the U.S. Army Flight Surgeon Primary Course at Fort Rucker, Alabama.

Dr. Murphy is married to Kate Meehan Murphy and is blessed with three children Molly, Emma, and Claire. Dr. Murphy received his medical degree with honors from the Brown University in Providence, RI in May 1987 and his bachelor degree from Colgate University, Hamilton, NY. He completed his internship at Letterman Army Medical Center located in San Francisco, California (1987-1988).

Dr. Murphy was selected as an Outstanding Graduate at Brown University Program in Medicine in 1987. He also received US Army Health Professions Scholarship in 1983- 1987. He was also selected for the George W. Cobb Fellowship at Colgate University, which recognizes outstanding leadership qualities. In addition, he was selected as a member of Konosioni, Colgate’s senior honor society.


Chief of Surgery

  • Memorial Hospital of Converse County Douglas, Wyoming, February 2005 – 2009

Orthopaedic Surgeon & Chief Executive Officer

  • Thunder Basin Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Sept. 1997 - Present

Assistant Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery Service

  • Darnall Army Hospital
  • Fort Hood, Texas, July 1995 – October 1996

Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • Darnall Army Hospital
  • Fort Hood, Texas, August 1994 – October 1996
  • Practice emphasis: Sports Medicine, Trauma, Hand, Foot and Ankle


  • Outpatient Clinic, Keller Army Community Hospital West Point, New York, 1989 – 1990

Flight Surgeon and Diving Medical Officer

  • Multinational Force and Observers, Sinai, Egypt, November 1988 – June 1989


  • Medical License: Massachusetts, Wyoming
  • Married to Kate Meehan Murphy, DDS
  • Children: Molly, Emma, Claire


    Fellowship Training – Joint Replacement and Sports Medicine

  • Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Los Angeles, CA, 1996 – 97
  • Residency Training in Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, 1991 – 94
  • Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, 1990 – 91
  • US Navy Diving Medical Officer Course

  • Navy Diving and Salvage Training Center, Panama City, FL, 1988
  • US Army Flight Surgeon Primary Course

  • Fort Rucker, AL 1988


  • Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, 1987 – 88
    MD, with honors
  • Brown University, Providence, RI, May 1987
  • Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, May 1980
    Concentration in Philosophy and Religion


  • Board Certification, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1996, recertification 2006
  • Outstanding Graduate, Brown University Program in Medicine, 1987
  • US Army, Health Professions Scholarship Recipient 1983 - 1987
  • Konosioni, Colgate Senior Honor Society, 1979 – 80
  • George Cobb Fellow, selected for outstanding scholarship and leadership, Colgate University, 1979
Locations & Directions
Douglas Clinic - Thunder Basin Orthopaedics-Sports MedicineDouglas Clinic
808 Riverbend Drive
Douglas, WY 82633
Tel: (307) 358-6200
Gillette linic - Thunder Basin Orthopaedics-Sports MedicineGillette Clinic
2901 Powder Basin Ave
Gillette, WY 82718
Tel: (307) 682-6222
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