About Dr. James Murtagh!

Dr. James Murtagh MD

Dr. James Murtagh MD

A board-certified specialist in pulmonary and internal medicine, James J. Murtagh, MD has been a recognized leader in his field for the last 25 years. Dr. James Murtagh currently utilizes his extensive experience as a staff physician at the Fayetteville, Arkansas-based Veterans Affairs Medical Center. In addition to pulmonary and internal medicine, Dr. James Murtagh is also a demonstrated expert in critical care and sleep medicine with experience at leading universities and hospitals, including the University of Michigan, Emory University, and the National Institutes of Health. James Murtagh, MD began his medical career at the University of Michigan Medical School. An honors graduate, Dr. James Murtagh continued his post-doctoral training as a medical intern at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas. At the conclusion of his one-year internship, Dr. James Murtagh began a two-year residency in internal medicine, after which he earned his board certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine. In his next position, Dr. James Murtagh returned to his alma mater to begin a clinical fellowship in critical care and pulmonary medicine. Dr. James Murtagh followed his clinical fellowship with a research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Working within the Laboratory of Cellular Metabolism at the NIH sponsored National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Dr. James Murtagh served in the two-year position of Medical Staff Fellow. After his two-year fellowship, Dr. James Murtagh remained at the Laboratory of Cellular Metabolism in the position of Senior Staff Fellow. Dr. James Murtagh next took on academic responsibilities as an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at Emory University, where he would eventually earn tenure. Distinguished among his peers, James Murtagh, MD is a widely published medical author with a number of awards to his name. In 1993, Dr. James Murtagh was one of six “eminent scientists” honored with an appointment to the advisory board of the Boehringer-Mannheim Corporation, now Roche Diagnostics Corporation, one of the world’s foremost healthcare companies.


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