Laura Murphy, PA-C

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Laura Murphy, PA-C, is a physician assistant in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit with the Department of Cardiac Critical Care at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


Laura Murphy, MS, PA-C is part of the CICU Advanced Practice Provider (APP) team at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Laura graduated from Binghamton University with a Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering. Subsequently, she attended Jefferson East Falls (Philadelphia University) and received her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies.

Laura comes with a vast experience in both pediatrics and adults with congenital and acquired heart disease practicing as a Cardiac Critical Care Physician Assistant. She started her career at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in the Cardiac Catheterization lab participating in the pre- and post- catheterization process and participating as first assist in the Cardiac Catheterization lab. Subsequently, worked at Golisano Children’s Hospital as a Frontline Clinician caring for both pediatric and adult patients with congenital and acquired heart disease. Most recently, comes from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, where she not only practiced as a frontline clinician in the CICU but also first/second assisted in congenital heart surgeries.

Education and Training

Board Certification

Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) – National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Bioengineering - Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

Graduate Degree

MS in Physician Assistant Studies - Thomas Jefferson University East Falls Campus, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Physician Assistant

Departments and Services