Zachary M. Murphy, PA-C, MSPAS

Neurology, Neurocritical Care

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Lehigh Valley Physician Group

Specialties
Neurology
Neurocritical Care
LVHN Affiliates
Lehigh Valley Fleming Neuroscience Institute
Languages spoken
English

Zachary M. Murphy's Locations

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About Zachary M. Murphy

Philosophy of care

My approach is to treat you like family. As family, I have some advice: Let's build a trusting relationship, so we can work together to address your health issues. Remember that your illness also impacts your family, so we also will need to help them. And let’s both remain open-minded so you receive the best possible care.

Why I entered medicine

Medicine is endlessly fascinating and surprises me daily as I learn more and more. On any given day I may have the amazing opportunity to help someone fend off a disease or resolve a complex issue. Some days I make the ultimate difference by saving a life, and I cannot think of a greater honor than that.

Community involvement

I have a free YouTube channel called Ninja Nerd Lectures where I discuss various scientific and medical topics to help students cement their understanding of a particular topic. It has reached nearly 1 million people worldwide.

Personal interests

I love spending time with my amazing fiancé and two French bulldogs, Gibbs and McGee. We love to hike or walk in the park. I love the beach and being in the water, surfing whenever possible. I also love reading and learning about science and medicine each day.

Education

Undergraduate
Misericordia College, BS - Biology/Chemistry, 2015

Graduate
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Master of Health Sciences - Physician Assistant, 2020

Training


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