Sam E. Murrell III, MD

4.5 /5
90 surveys

specializes in:

  • Back & Neck
  • Spine
  • Work Injuries

practices at:

  • 6286 Briarcrest Ave
          Memphis, TN 38120

Dr. Murrell is a board certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon, and specializes in the field of orthopaedic spine surgery treating disorders of the cervical thoracic and lumbar spine. Dr. Murrell incorporates a multidisciplinary approach to spine care. He uses his surgical expertise to craft a safe and effective plan for each patient. Many of his patients benefit from non-operative conservative care and less-invasive surgical approaches. When more complex surgery is required, he is skilled and experienced with complex spinal reconstruction. Dr. Murrel currently serves as the Governor’s appointed medical representative to the Tennessee Worker’s Compensation Advisory Council.  He is also a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Board of Councilors. Dr. Murrel is a past President of the Tennessee Orthopaedic Society.

A former varsity oarsman at Harvard, Dr. Murrell enjoys working with student athletes as team physician at St. Agnes and St. Dominic. Dr. Murrell also believes in the importance of giving back to his community and donates his surgical skills to the Church Health Center. He is a member of Second Presbyterian Church.

Fellowship

  • Combined Fellowship in and Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical Spine Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University/Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA

Education

  • Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • Medical School: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
  • Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Emory University Affiliate Hospitals, Atlanta, GA

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Tennessee Othopaedic Society
  • Tennessee Workers Compensation Advisory Council

Here to Help

To get started, schedule an appointment with Dr. Murrell online.

BRIARCREST AVE
6286 Briarcrest Ave
Memphis, TN 38120

PRIMACY PKWY
1244 Primacy Parkway
Memphis, TN 38119

BARTLETT
3045 Kate Bond Rd
Bartlett, TN 38133

SOUTHAVEN MS
7580 Clarington Cove
Southaven, MS 38671

POPLAR AVE
4515 Poplar Ave, Suite 206
Memphis, TN 38117

GERMANTOWN
8040 Wolf River Blvd, Suite 100
Germantown, TN 38138

COVINGTON
1995 US Hwy 51 S
North Physicians Office Building
1st Floor, Suite 208
Covington, TN 38019

MARION AR
310 Judge Smith Drive
Marion, AR 72364

GERMANTOWN
SURGERY CENTER

2100 Exeter Rd # 101
Germantown, TN 38138

P: (901) 757-3400

SOUTHAVEN
SURGERY CENTER

7580 Clarington Cove
Southaven, MS 38671

P: (662) 548-2951