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Joshua J. Murphy, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Cardiology

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Cardiology
Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

Pediatric Cardiology
Pediatrics

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pediatric interventional cardiology, congenital heart disease, cardiovascular pathophysiology, chest pain in children, aortic aneurysms,  arteriovenous malformations, fetal echocardiography, EKG, EEG, ECG, echocardiography, pediatric pacemakers, endocarditis

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Parkland Health Center - Bonne Terre

7245 Raider Road
Bonne Terre, MO 63628

Office Phone: 573-358-4630
Fax: 573-358-4632

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-454-6095
Fax: 314-454-2561

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building Three

1020 N. Mason Road
St. Louis, MO 63141

Office Phone: 314-454-6095
Fax: 314-454-2561

Education

Education

Fellowship: Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticutt 2008
Fellowship: Interventional Cardiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2009
Residency: INOVA Fairfax Hospital for Children, Falls Church, Virginia 2005
B.A.: Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin 1992
Medical Degree: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 2002

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Year in school and physical activity stage of change as discriminators of variation in the physical activity correlate profile of adolescent females.
Burns C, Murphy JJ, MacDonncha C
J Phys Act Health. 2014 May; 11(4)721-8. doi: 10.1123/jpah.2011-0353.

PMID:
    25078517
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Post-transcriptional regulation of BCL2 mRNA by the RNA-binding protein ZFP36L1 in malignant B cells.
Zekavati A, Nasir A, Alcaraz A, Aldrovandi M, Marsh P, Norton JD, Murphy JJ
PLoS One. 2014; 9(7)e102625. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0102625.

PMID:
    25014217
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Human milk fortifier: an occult cause of bowel obstruction in extremely premature neonates.
Stanger J, Zwicker K, Albersheim S, Murphy JJ 3rd
J Pediatr Surg. 2014 May; 49(5)724-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2014.02.054.

PMID:
    24851756
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Safety of percutaneous patent ductus arteriosus closure: an unselected multicenter population experience.
El-Said HG, Bratincsak A, Foerster SR, Murphy JJ, Vincent J, Holzer R, Porras D, Moore J, Bergersen L
J Am Heart Assoc. 2013 Nov 27; 2(6)e000424. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.113.000424.

PMID:
    24284214
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Doppler echocardiography inaccurately estimates right ventricular pressure in children with elevated right heart pressure.
Groh GK, Levy PT, Holland MR, Murphy JJ, Sekarski TJ, Myers CL, Hartman DP, Roiger RD, Singh GK
J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2014 Feb; 27(2)163-71. doi: 10.1016/j.echo.2013.09.016.

PMID:
    24183542
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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"It's Somebody else's responsibility" - perceptions of general practitioners, heart failure nurses, care home staff, and residents towards heart failure diagnosis and management for older people in long-term care: a qualitative interview study.
Close H, Hancock H, Mason JM, Murphy JJ, Fuat A, de Belder M, Hungin AP
BMC Geriatr. 2013 Jul 5; 1369. doi: 10.1186/1471-2318-13-69.

PMID:
    23829674
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Milk in the urine: how did it get there?
Bradley NL, Khashoggi K, Santos RF, Murphy JJ
J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Feb; 48(2)475-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.12.027.

PMID:
    23414890
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Utility of biomarkers in the differential diagnosis of heart failure in older people: findings from the heart failure in care homes (HFinCH) diagnostic accuracy study.
Mason JM, Hancock HC, Close H, Murphy JJ, Fuat A, de Belder M, Singh R, Teggert A, Wood E, Brennan G, Hussain N, Kumar N, Manshani N, Hodges D, Wilson D, Hungin AP
PLoS One. 2013; 8(1)e53560. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0053560.

PMID:
    23326457
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Feasibility of evidence-based diagnosis and management of heart failure in older people in care: a pilot randomised controlled trial.
Hancock HC, Close H, Mason JM, Murphy JJ, Fuat A, de Belder M, Hunt T, Baker A, Wilson D, Hungin AP
BMC Geriatr. 2012 Nov 14; 1270. doi: 10.1186/1471-2318-12-70.

PMID:
    23150980
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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High prevalence of undetected heart failure in long-term care residents: findings from the Heart Failure in Care Homes (HFinCH) study.
Hancock HC, Close H, Mason JM, Murphy JJ, Fuat A, Singh R, Wood E, de Belder M, Brennan G, Hussain N, Kumar N, Wilson D, Hungin AP
Eur J Heart Fail. 2013 Feb; 15(2)158-65. doi: 10.1093/eurjhf/hfs165.

PMID:
    23112002
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Oxygen use for chest pain in coronary care units across the UK.
Ripley DP, Riley SJ, Shome JS, Awan MA, McCloskey MC, Murphy JJ, de Belder MA
QJM. 2012 Sep; 105(9)855-60. doi: 10.1093/qjmed/hcs098.

PMID:
    22685246
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The intrathoracic kidney: should we fix it?
Murphy JJ, Altit G, Zerhouni S
J Pediatr Surg. 2012 May; 47(5)970-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.01.056.

PMID:
    22595583
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Using the method of judgement analysis to address variations in diagnostic decision making.
Hancock HC, Mason JM, Murphy JJ
BMC Res Notes. 2012 Mar 13; 5139. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-5-139.

PMID:
    22414045
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The bronchial blocker: why will it not come out?
Murphy JJ
J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Dec; 46(12)2426-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2011.05.026.

PMID:
    22152897
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Multiple persistent ganglioneuromas likely arising from the spontaneous maturation of metastatic neuroblastoma.
Rozmus J, Langer M, Murphy JJ, Dix D
J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2012 Mar; 34(2)151-3. doi: 10.1097/MPH.0b013e318221ca82.

PMID:
    22052163
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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AU-rich RNA binding proteins in hematopoiesis and leukemogenesis.
Baou M, Norton JD, Murphy JJ
Blood. 2011 Nov 24; 118(22)5732-40. doi: 10.1182/blood-2011-07-347237.

PMID:
    21917750
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Traumatic pseudoaneurysms of the liver and spleen in children: is routine screening warranted?
Safavi A, Beaudry P, Jamieson D, Murphy JJ
J Pediatr Surg. 2011 May; 46(5)938-41. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2011.02.035.

PMID:
    21616256
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Severe genital ulceration in an acute epstein-barr virus infection.
Al-Rawahi GN, Dobson SR, Scheifele DW, Rassekh SR, Murphy JJ
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2011 Feb; 30(2)176-8. doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e3181f41b2e.

PMID:
    20736877
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Adhesive small bowel obstruction in children: should we still operate?
Eeson GA, Wales P, Murphy JJ
J Pediatr Surg. 2010 May; 45(5)969-74. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2010.02.030.

PMID:
    20438937
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pre- and postnatal findings in a boy with duplication of the bladder and intestine: report and review.
Alfadhel M, Pugash D, Robinson AJ, Murphy JJ, Senger C, Afshar K, Armstrong L
Am J Med Genet A. 2009 Dec; 149A(12)2795-802. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.33091.

PMID:
    19921644
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

The study of hereditary hemorrhagic telangectasia (HHT)