Craig A. Murray, MD, FACS

Dr. Craig Murray is a board certified general surgeon specializing in general and advanced minimally invasive surgery, including robotic-assisted procedures. With nearly 16 years of surgical practice, he joined University Surgical Associates in 2018. Dr. Murray is seeing patients at the USA North Georgia office Tuesdays (1-3 pm) and Wednesday (9:30-11:30 am), USA Gunbarrel office on Wednesdays (1:30-4 pm) and USA Hixson office on Mondays (1:00-3:00pm). He performs surgery at Erlanger Hospital.

Dr. Murray specializes in: General Surgery, Advanced minimally invasive surgery, Robotic hernia repair, Gallbladder disease, Anti-reflux procedure, Colon resection, Appendicitis, Abdominal wall defect, and Breast surgery

Nurse: Vickie Johnston, LPN
Contact: (706) 841-0043

Education

Undergraduate (1986-1993)
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond, Oklahoma
BS Physics

Medical School (1993-1997)
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Residency
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
General Surgery Resident 1997-2002
Chief Resident July 1, 2002 – June 3, 2003

Certifications

American Board of Surgery 2005
Recertification December 20, 2016

Professional Organizations

American College of Surgeons, Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society

Academic Appointments

Clinical Associate Professor
Medical College of Georgia
2006-2018

Honors & Awards

2009 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Socirty, Volunteer Faculty Teaching Award
2003 Teaching Award – Golden Apple, MUSC, Charleston, South Carolina
Golden Apple Nominee, 2000, 2001
Recipient, Excellence in Medical Education Award 2000
Presbyterian-Harris Research Scholarship, Summer 1994
1994 AMA – MSS, Education Chairman
University of Central Oklahoma, Bahadein Jassemnejad, PHD., Department of Physics
1992 Presidents Pre-Med Club
Presidents Honor Roll (2), Dean’s Honor Roll (5)
1987 Freshman Achievement Scholarship
1986-1987 Physics Department Scholarship

Craig A. Murray,
MD, FACS

Dr. Craig Murray is a board certified general surgeon specializing in general and advanced minimally invasive surgery, including robotic-assisted procedures. With nearly 16 years of surgical practice, he joined University Surgical Associates in 2018. Dr. Murray is seeing patients at the USA North Georgia office Tuesdays (1-3 pm) and Wednesday (9:30-11:30 am), USA Gunbarrel office on Wednesdays (1:30-4 pm) and USA Hixson office on Mondays (1:00-3:00pm). Dr. Murray performs surgery at Erlanger Hospital.

Dr. Murray specializes in: General Surgery, Advanced minimally invasive surgery, Robotic hernia repair, Gallbladder disease, Anti-reflux procedure, Colon resection, Appendicitis, Abdominal wall defect, and Breast surgery

Nurse: Vickie Johnston, LPN
Contact: (706) 841-0043

Education

Undergraduate (1986-1993)
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond, Oklahoma
BS Physics

Medical School (1993-1997)
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Residency
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
General Surgery Resident 1997-2002
Chief Resident July 1, 2002 – June 3, 2003

Certifications

American Board of Surgery 2005
Recertification December 20, 2016

Academic Appointments

Clinical Associate Professor
Medical College of Georgia
2006-2018

Honors & Awards

2009 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Socirty, Volunteer Faculty Teaching Award
2003 Teaching Award – Golden Apple, MUSC, Charleston, South Carolina
Golden Apple Nominee, 2000, 2001
Recipient, Excellence in Medical Education Award 2000
Presbyterian-Harris Research Scholarship, Summer 1994
1994 AMA – MSS, Education Chairman
University of Central Oklahoma, Bahadein Jassemnejad, PHD., Department of Physics
1992 Presidents Pre-Med Club
Presidents Honor Roll (2), Dean’s Honor Roll (5)
1987 Freshman Achievement Scholarship
1986-1987 Physics Department Scholarship

Professional Organizations

American College of Surgeons, Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society