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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (13)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kent Murphy, Otolaryngology is Good. Dr. Murphy has been reviewed by 40 patients who have provided 13 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. Kent Murphy, MD is board certified in Otolaryngology.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Eating Disorders
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hearing Aids
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Hearing Loss
  • Otology
  • Sleep Apnea (Sleep Apnea Syndromes)
  • Voice Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Murphy graduated from Uniformed Services University, Bethesda. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2009 - 2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2012, 2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Murphy has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Summit Medical Center 
  • Skyline Medical Center 


  • French
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Kent Randall Murphy MD is a male Otolaryngologist, has 28 years of experience and practices in Otolaryngology.
Where does Dr. Kent R. Murphy practice?
Dr. Kent Murphy has 1 office location.
Dr. Kent Murphy practices Otolaryngology near Hermitage, TN.
See Hermitage Otolaryngologists.