Robert Murrah, MD
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Robert L. Murrah, MD - Orthopedic Surgery

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Specialties: Knee and shoulder surgery; Hip and knee replacement

Dr. Murrah is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who has practiced in Central Florida for over 20 years. He focuses on joint replacements and sports medicine. He specializes in hip, knee, and shoulder surgery. He joined Orlando Health Physician's Group in July 2011.

Dr. Murrah attended Duke University for college and medical school. After two years of general and thoracic surgery at Duke, he completed orthopaedic training in Baltimore at Union Memorial- Johns Hopkins Hospitals. Subsequently, he pursued fellowship training in Sports Medicine at Duke University and Michigan State.

Dr. Murrah is an Expert Medical Advisor for the State of Florida. He is active in a number of professional organizations. He has been recognized by his fellow physicians as one of Central Florida's Best Doctors since 2000, and by Consumer's Research Council as one of "Americas Top Surgeon's".

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Medical Education

Duke University

Internship

Duke University Medical Center

Residency

Union Memorial Hospital

Fellowship

Duke University Medical Center

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Achilles Tendinopathy

Achilles Tendinopathy

Achilles tendinopathy, or Achilles tendinitis, usually can be treated with rest and medication. If your injury or condition is severe, we may need to repair your tendon using orthopedic surgery.

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Achilles Tendon Injuries and Conditions

Achilles Tendon Injuries and Conditions

Your treatment will depend on your age and the severity of your injury or condition. If rest, medication and physical therapy do not resolve your rupture, our orthopedists may recommend surgery.

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Achilles Tendon Rupture

Achilles Tendon Rupture

Treatment will depend primarily on your age and the severity of your injury. If rest, medication and physical therapy do not resolve your rupture, our orthopedists may recommend surgery.

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Ankle Fracture

Ankle Fracture

Our orthopedists will determine how many of your bones are broken, then recommend treatment that may include immobilization of simple factures with a cast or brace and surgery for complex breaks.

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Ankle Instability

Ankle Instability

Our orthopedic doctors and sports medicine specialists will develop a personalized plan to stabilize your ankle that may include physical therapy, bracing, medication and surgery.

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Ankle Sprain

Ankle Sprain

Your orthopedist will examine your ankle sprain to determine if there is a more serious injury. Treatment may include prescription medication and physical therapy to strengthen your muscles.

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Arthritis — Hip

Arthritis — Hip

Different types of arthritis may be the cause of your hip pain. Our orthopedists will develop the best plan for treating your pain and underlying condition.

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Arthritis — Knee

Arthritis — Knee

Our sports medicine and orthopedic specialists will develop a personalized plan to treat your pain, increase your mobility and maximize the health of your knee.

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Arthritis - Shoulder

Arthritis - Shoulder

Our orthopedic and sports medicine doctors are experts in treating arthritis. We will develop a personalized pain management and rehabilitation plan to keep you active.

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Aseptic Necrosis of the Hip

Aseptic Necrosis of the Hip

Our team of orthopedic doctors and surgeons can develop the best plan to manage your pain, improve your hip joint function and prevent further bone damage.

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Avascular Necrosis

Avascular Necrosis

Our orthopedic and sports medicine specialists will develop a treatment plan focused on managing your pain and preventing further breakdown of your bones. We may recommend medication, physical therapy and surgery.

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Bakers Cyst

Bakers Cyst

Our team of sports medicine and orthopedic doctors will develop a personalized plan to treat your cyst that may include rest, ice, anti-inflammatories and physical therapy.

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Biceps Tendon Rupture/Tear

Biceps Tendon Rupture/Tear

Our orthopedic and sports medicine doctors will develop a treatment plan that best fits your lifestyle. Our goal is to manage your pain and help you resume normal daily activities.

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Brachial Plexus Injury

Brachial Plexus Injury

Our team of orthopedic doctors will create a personalized plan for restoring feeling and movement in your shoulder, arm and hand. We may consider surgery to repair your injured nerves.

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Broken Bones & Fractures

Broken Bones & Fractures

Our orthopedic and sports medicine doctors will assess your broken bones and develop personalized treatment plans to help you heal and restore your mobility.

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Bursitis — Hip

Bursitis — Hip

Our orthopedic and sports medicine doctors will develop a treatment plan to alleviate the pain of bursitis in your hip that may include medicines, cold compresses and resting the joint.

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Calcific Tendonitis of the Shoulder

Calcific Tendonitis of the Shoulder

Our skilled sports medicine specialists will work with you to create the best plan for getting rid of painful calcium deposits in your shoulder tendon.

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Clavicle Fracture

Clavicle Fracture

Our orthopedic and sports medicine doctors will create the best pain management, treatment and rehabilitation plan for your injury and lifestyle. Our goal is to keep you active.

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Coccyx Fracture

Coccyx Fracture

Our orthopedic doctors will evaluate your tailbone injury and develop a personalized treatment plan to manage your pain and speed your recovery.

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Concussion

Concussion

Our sports medicine and orthopedic doctors, who are highly experienced in treating sports-related concussions, will treat your injury and provide long-term, follow-up care.

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Discoid Meniscus

Discoid Meniscus

Our orthopedic doctors will develop a plan to treat your pain and other problems caused by misshaped cartilage in your knee. We may recommend arthroscopic surgery to reshape your cartilage.

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Femoral Fracture

Femoral Fracture

Our orthopedic and sports medicine doctors will diagnose the severity of your femoral fracture and develop a personalized treatment, pain management and rehabilitation plan.

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Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)

Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)

Our orthopedic and sports medicine doctors will develop a treatment and pain management plan to minimize pain and prevent further damage to your hip socket.

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Floating Shoulder

Floating Shoulder

A floating shoulder injury occurs when two of the shoulder bones break. Our team of sports medicine and orthopedic doctors will create a pain management and treatment plan based on the location and severity of your break.

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Foot Fracture

Foot Fracture

Our orthopedic doctors will develop a personalized treatment plan based on the severity of your fracture. We may put you in a cast or brace, or recommend surgery if your break is severe.

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Fractures of the Hip and Pelvis

Fractures of the Hip and Pelvis

Our orthopedic doctors will diagnose the extent of your break and develop a personalized treatment plan that may include surgery, medicine and physical therapy.

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Fractures of the Leg

Fractures of the Leg

Our orthopedic and sports medicine doctors can diagnose the severity of your broken leg and develop a personalized treatment plan.

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Fractures of the Shoulder

Fractures of the Shoulder

Our physicians will evaluate the need for surgery or physical therapy. If you need surgery, we may use minimally invasive methods to reduce your pain and recovery time.

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Frozen Shoulder

Frozen Shoulder

Our team of sports medicine and orthopedic doctors will develop an individualized treatment plan that may include anti-inflammatory medication, physical therapy and minimally invasive surgery.

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Hamstring Tear

Hamstring Tear

Our sports medicine and orthopedic doctors can develop a personalized treatment, pain management and rehabilitation plan for your hamstring tear aimed at expediting your recovery.

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Head Injuries and Conditions

Head Injuries and Conditions

Our sports medicine and orthopedic doctors are trained in trauma care and will develop a personalized treatment and rehabilitation plan for your head injury and any resulting complications.

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Hip Cysts

Hip Cysts

Our team of orthopedic doctors can diagnose the cause of your hip cyst and develop a personalized treatment plan that may include injections or minimally invasive surgery.

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Hip Dislocation

Hip Dislocation

Our expert team of orthopedic doctors will diagnose the extent of your hip dislocation and develop a personalized pain management plan that may include surgery.

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Hip Dysplasia

Hip Dysplasia

Our team of orthopedic doctors will develop the best pain management and treatment plan for your hip dysplasia, which occurs when a hip joint is dislocated or abnormally shaped.

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Hip Fracture

Hip Fracture

Our orthopedic doctors and surgeons will work to together to develop the best plan for treating your hip fracture and managing your pain.

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Hip Impingement (FAI)

Hip Impingement (FAI)

Our orthopedic experts will use the latest technology to evaluate your hip and develop a treatment plan aimed at preventing further damage.

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Hip Injuries and Conditions

Hip Injuries and Conditions

Our orthopedic doctors can develop the best plan for treating and managing your hip pain, which may include rest, medication, physical therapy or surgery.

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Hip Labral Tears

Hip Labral Tears

Tears in the soft tissue of your hip can be difficult to detect. Our orthopedic and sports medicine experts will diagnose the source of your pain and develop a personalized plan to help you heal.

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Hip Strains

Hip Strains

Whether sports or work caused your hip strain, our orthopedic doctors and sports medicine specialists will develop the best treatment and pain management plan for your condition.

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Knee Injury

Knee Injury

Our team of orthopedic and sports medicine doctors will develop the best plan for treating your knee injury based on the type and severity of the injury, your age and your general health.

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Knee Sprain

Knee Sprain

If you've torn or stretched one of the ligaments in your knee, our sports medicine and orthopedic doctors will develop a personalized treatment plan to manage your pain.

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Kneecap (Patella) Injuries and Conditions

Kneecap (Patella) Injuries and Conditions

Our sports medicine team is skilled at treating common knee problems, including those of the kneecap. Our goal is to relieve your pain and get you back to your daily activities.

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Labral Injury

Labral Injury

Our sports medicine and orthopedic doctors will develop a personalized treatment, pain management and rehabilitation plan for your labral injury.

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Labral Tear

Labral Tear

Our sports medicine and orthopedic doctors will assess your labral tear to determine if you need surgery and then develop a personalized treatment, pain management and rehabilitation plan.

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Little League Elbow

Little League Elbow

Our treatment may begin with physical therapy to stretch and strengthen the elbow. We also may recommend medication for pain and inflammation. We may also suggest using a brace and icing the area.

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Little League Shoulder

Little League Shoulder

Our pediatric orthopedic and sports medicine doctors are skilled at working with shoulder injuries and will create an individualized rehabilitation plan to help your child remain active.

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Patellofemoral Arthritis

Patellofemoral Arthritis

Our orthopedic doctors will develop a personalized pain management and treatment plan based on the cause and severity of your arthritis. Our goal is to help you resume an active lifestyle.

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Pelvis Injuries and Conditions

Pelvis Injuries and Conditions

Our team of orthopedic and sports medicine experts can develop the best plan for treating and managing the pain of your pelvis injury.

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Peroneal Nerve Injury

Peroneal Nerve Injury

Our sports medicine team will examine your peroneal nerve injury and develop treatment, pain management and rehabilitation plans to help you regain use of your foot.

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Peroneal Tendinopathy

Peroneal Tendinopathy

Our sports medicine team will develop a treatment, pain management and rehabilitation plan designed to speed your recovery. We may recommend surgery if your tendon damage is extensive.

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Postconcussion Syndrome

Postconcussion Syndrome

Our sports medicine and orthopedic doctors will examine you thoroughly after a concussion and develop a long-term treatment and rehabilitation plan.

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Rotator Cuff Injury

Rotator Cuff Injury

Our orthopedic and sports medicine doctors will develop a personalized plan for treating your shoulder pain and preventing further injury. We may recommend minimally invasive surgery.

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Rotator Cuff Tear

Rotator Cuff Tear

Our orthopedic and sports medicine doctors will develop a personalized pain management, physical therapy and treatment plan based on your age, health and the severity of your tear.

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Runner's Knee (Chondromalacia)

Runner's Knee (Chondromalacia)

For this common runner's injury, our sports medicine team will develop a treatment plan to heal your knee and help you prevent a recurrence.

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Shin Splint

Shin Splint

Our sports medicine team will assess your shin splint and develop a personalized treatment, pain management and rehabilitation plan designed to minimize your discomfort and speed your recovery.

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Shoulder Bursitis

Shoulder Bursitis

Our orthopedic and sports medicine team is skilled at treating this common shoulder injury. We will create an individualized plan to treat your pain and reduce inflammation in your shoulder.

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Shoulder Impingement (Bursitis and Tendinitis)

Shoulder Impingement (Bursitis and Tendinitis)

Our orthopedic and sports medicine doctors will develop a treatment plan based on your age, activity level and overall health. Surgery is rarely needed.

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Shoulder Instability

Shoulder Instability

Our sports medicine and orthopedic doctors will develop the best plan for stabilizing your shoulder based on your age, health and the underlying cause of your injury. We may recommend surgery.

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Shoulder Labral Tear

Shoulder Labral Tear

Our sports medicine specialists will create the best treatment and rehabilitation plan for your shoulder based on the type and size of your tear. Most labral tears heal well without surgery.

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Shoulder Separation

Shoulder Separation

Our orthopedic and sports medicine doctors will develop a personalized pain management and treatment plan that may include physical therapy or minimally invasive surgery.

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Shoulder Sprain

Shoulder Sprain

Our sports medicine and orthopedic doctors will develop a personalized treatment plan to manage your pain and prevent further injury. In severe cases, we may recommend minimally invasive surgery.

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Shoulder Tendinopathy

Shoulder Tendinopathy

Our orthopedic and sports medicine doctors will create an individualized rehabilitation plan to treat your pain, help you heal and prevent further injury.

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Snapping Hip

Snapping Hip

Our orthopedic team can develop the best plan for treating your hip and helping you prevent this common injury that may cause pain and affect your athletic performance. Surgery is rarely needed.

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Sprained Ankle

Sprained Ankle

Our orthopedic and sports medicine doctors will examine your sprained ankle to check for any fractures. Treatment will aim to minimize your pain and restore your mobility.

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