Colleen Murphy, MD
Assistant Professor, Surgery-Surgical Oncology

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Medical School:
  • MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (2000)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, Hope College (MI) (1995)
Internship:
  • Indiana University School of Medicine Program (2001)
Residency:
  • Indiana University School of Medicine Program, Surgery (2007)
Fellowships:
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Program, Breast Surgical Oncology (2008)
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Program, Breast Oncology Research (2004)
Languages: English
Department: Surgery-Surgical Oncology

Publications

  • Huynh V, Rojas K, Ahrendt G, Murphy C, Jaiswal K, Cumbler E, Christian N, Tevis S. Reassessing Opioid Use in Breast Surgery. J Surg Res. 2020 Oct;254:232-241. PubMed PMID: 32474196
  • Kovar A, Bronsert M, Jaiswal K, Murphy C, Wolverton D, Ahrendt G, Tevis S. The Waiting Game: How Long Are Breast Cancer Patients Waiting for Definitive Diagnosis?. Ann Surg Oncol. 2020 Oct;27(10):3641-3649. PubMed PMID: 32314153
  • Ludwigson A, Huynh V, Bronsert M, Sloan K, Murphy C, Christian N, Jaiswal K, Ahrendt G, Tevis SE. A screening tool identifies high distress in newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. Surgery. 2020 Nov;168(5):935-941. PubMed PMID: 32591140
  • Christian N, Heelan Gladden A, Friedman C, Gleisner-Patton A, Murphy C, Kounalakis N, Ahrendt G. Increasing omission of radiation therapy and sentinel node biopsy in elderly patients with early stage, hormone-positive breast cancer. Breast J. 2020 Feb;26(2):133-138. PubMed PMID: 31448508
  • Christian N, Heelan Gladden A, Friedman C, Gleisner-Patton A, Murphy C, Kounalakis N, Ahrendt G. Increasing omission of radiation therapy and sentinel node biopsy in elderly patients with early stage, hormone-positive breast cancer. Breast J. 2019 Aug 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31448508
  • Heelan Gladden AA, Sams S, Gleisner A, Finlayson C, Kounalakis N, Hosokawa P, Brown R, Chong T, Mathes D, Murphy C. Re-excision rates after breast conserving surgery following the 2014 SSO-ASTRO guidelines. Am J Surg. 2017 Dec;214(6):1104-1109. PubMed PMID: 28974314
  • Brown RJ, Sams S, Wolverton DE, Chong T, Borges VF, Rabinovitch RA, Murphy CD. Don't Be Fooled by DCIS. Oncology (Williston Park). 2017 Jul 15;31(7):549-51, 560-1. PubMed PMID: 28712099
  • Brown RJ, Murphy CD, Lisella GH, Libby AL, Njiaju UO, Rabinovitch RA, Borges VF. A 40-Year-Old Woman With a New Triple-Negative Breast Mass, Shown on Biopsy to Be Metaplastic Carcinoma. Oncology (Williston Park). 2016 Jul;30(7):628-31, 652. PubMed PMID: 27432366
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Professional Memberships

  • Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO), Member
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBS), Member
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), Member
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS), Fellow

Practice Locations

Diane O'Connor Thompson Breast Center - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
3rd Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-1030

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

CU Breast Surgery - Cherry Creek Medical Center
100 Cook Street
Suite 210
Denver, CO 80206
720-516-9402

UCHealth Ambulatory Surgery Center - Cherry Creek Medical Center
100 Cook Street
Suite 500
Denver, CO 80206
720-516-3950

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Surgery, Board Certification (2008)
  • Breast Surgical Oncology, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Cancers - Breast Cancer
  • Cancers
Clinical Interests
Surgical treatment of breast cancer, women at high risk for breast cancer, breast lumps, breast pain, abnormal mammograms.

Public Speaking
Yes

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (2000)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, Hope College (MI) (1995)
Internships:
  • Indiana University School of Medicine Program (2001)
Residency Programs:
  • Indiana University School of Medicine Program, Surgery (2007)
Fellowships:
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Program, Breast Surgical Oncology (2008)
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Program, Breast Oncology Research (2004)
Languages: English
Department: Surgery-Surgical Oncology
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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