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Mark G. Murphy, MD

Dr. Mark G. Murphy founded Thunder Basin Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in 1997 and has been proudly serving the communities of Northeastern and Central Wyoming for over 20 years. He received his medical degree from Brown University School of Medicine where he graduated with honors and was awarded the health professions scholarship from the United States Army. Dr. Murphy did his internship at Letterman Army Hospital and completed his residency training in orthopaedic surgery at Stanford University Medical Center.

Upon finishing his orthopaedic residency in 1994, he fulfilled his military obligation from 1994-1996 at Darnell Army Hospital at Ft. Hood, TX, serving 13 years in the United States Army. He then moved to California where he did a dual fellowship in total joint replacement and sports medicine at the Kerlan Jobe Institute in Los Angeles. Kerlan Jobe Institute proudly serve as team physicians and consultants to a wide variety of Southern California’s professional teams including the Los Angeles Lakers, the LA Dodgers, the LA Kings, the Anaheim Ducks and the Los Angeles Sparks. Dr. Murphy is board certified by the American Board of Orthopeadic Surgeons as well as a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Experience And Education​

Chief of Surgery

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

Orthopedic Surgeon & Chief Executive Officer

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

Assistant Chief, Orthopedic Surgery Service

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

Staff Orthopedic 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

Fellowship Training – Joint Replacement And Sports Medicine

  • Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Los Angeles, CA, 1996 – 97

Flight Surgeon And Diving Medical Officer

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

Us Navy Diving Medical Officer Course

  • Navy Diving and Salvage Training Center, Panama City, FL, 1988

Residency Training In Orthopedic Surgery

  • Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, 1991 – 94
  • Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, 1990 – 91


  • 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

Us Army Flight Surgeon Primary Course

  • Fort Rucker, AL 1988


  • 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

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