Craig A. Murray, MD, FACS

Dr. Craig Murray is a board certified general surgeon specializing in general, hernia, 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 specializes in:

  • General Surgery
  • Advanced minimally invasive surgery
  • Robotic hernia repair
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Anti-reflux procedure
  • Colon resection
  • Appendicitis
  • Abdominal wall defect
  • Breast surgery

Dr. Murray performs surgery at Erlanger Hospital and sees patients at the following locations:

  • USA North Georgia: Wednesdays from 9:00 am – 11:20 am and Thursdays from 1:00 – 4:20 pm.
  • USA Gunbarrel: Wednesdays from 1:00 – 4:20 pm

Nurse: Wendy Featherston, RN, BSN
Contact: (423) 892-4337

USA Hernia Center

Dr. Murray offers hernia surgery through the USA Hernia Center. At our hernia center, we offer a collaborative approach to improve the quality of care for hernia patients.

Learn more about the USA Hernia Center

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 specializes in:

  • General surgery
  • Advanced minimally invasive surgery
  • Robotic hernia repair
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Anti-reflux procedure
  • Colon resection
  • Appendicitis
  • Abdominal wall defect
  • Breast surgery

Dr. Murray performs surgery at Erlanger Hospital and sees patients at the following locations:

  • USA North Georgia: Wednesdays from 9:00 am – 11:20 am and Thursdays from 1:00 – 4:20 pm.
  • USA Gunbarrel: Wednesdays from 1:00 – 4:20 pm

Nurse: Wendy Featherston, RN, BSN
Contact: (423) 892-4337

USA Hernia Center

Dr. Murray offers hernia surgery through the USA Hernia Center. At our hernia center, we offer a collaborative approach to improve the quality of care for hernia patients.

Learn more about the USA Hernia Center

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