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"It is an honor to be nominated and I will continue to strive to serve the community and my patients to the best of my ability."
SAN RAMON, CA, September 22, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Aileen A. Murphy, DO, has been recognized as a 2022 Castle Connolly Top Doctor — the first time she has received the prestigious Top Doctor honor. Only about 7 percent of the nation's licensed physicians are selected annually as Castle Connolly Top Doctors in their regions for their specialties.
Dr. Murphy is a general and bariatric surgeon who focuses on treating gastrointestinal issues and obesity. She has special expertise in caring for patients with hiatal hernias and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD); gallbladder and bile-duct (biliary) disease; abdominal-wall hernias; and obesity.
She performs many procedures — including bariatric (weight-loss) surgery — using state-of-the-art minimally invasive robotic surgery techniques with the Intuitive da Vinci system.
Dr. Murphy sees patients at Epic Care's two locations, in San Ramon and Walnut Creek, and operates at San Ramon Regional Medical Center, John Muir Health, and Aspen Surgery Center.
She provides her patients with comprehensive and compassionate care, and focuses on keeping patients encouraged and motivated in their weight loss goals.
She is also passionate about her work in informatics, serving as the Medical Director of Informatics at San Ramon Regional Medical Center and the Chief Medical Information Officer at Epic Care.
She is a Fellow of both the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. She is American Board of Surgery-certified in general surgery.
Top Doctors are nominated by peer physicians and selected by the physician-led Castle Connolly research team.
"It is an honor to be nominated and I will continue to strive to serve the community and my patients to the best of my ability," said Dr. Murphy
Dr. Murphy earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree at Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed a five-year surgery residency at Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield, CA, and a fellowship in Bariatric surgery at Legacy Weight and Diabetes Institute in Portland, OR.
She also holds an MA degree from Boston University School of Medicine Graduate Medical Sciences.
About Castle Connolly
Castle Connolly publishes its Top Doctors list at castleconnolly.com and in a variety of print and online partner publications. Nominations are open to all board-certified MDs and DOs. The Castle Connolly team chooses honorees based on nominee criteria that includes their medical education, training, hospital appointments, and disciplinary histories.
Doctors do not and cannot pay to be selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor.
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