Medical Oncology & Hematology

Neal Murphy, MD, is a board-certified hematologist/oncologist who is dedicated to providing the best, personalized care to patients using the most advanced and up-to-date treatments available. Dr. Murphy received his Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University and his Doctor of Medicine from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. He went on to complete his internal medicine residency at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra. At Hofstra, he completed the residency research track, where he received 1st place for translational research in the 2018 Lawrence Scherr Scholarly Activity Awards Competition and was also inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Murphy subsequently worked for one year as an academic hospitalist at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, followed by completing his hematology/oncology fellowship at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine. He remains an Assistant Professor at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine. Dr. Murphy has dedicated his time to research focusing on kidney and bladder cancer. Dr. Murphy completed two translational research studies, including "Prognostic molecular signatures for metastatic potential in clinically low-risk stage I and II clear cell renal cell carcinomas,” which was published in the prestigious journal Frontiers in Oncology, and "Predictive molecular biomarkers for determining neoadjuvant chemosensitivity in muscle-invasive bladder cancer” which was published in another reputable journal, Oncotarget. Dr. Murphy has several other peer-reviewed publications and has presented his work at national conferences. He remains passionate about optimizing treatments in hematology/oncology, and treats a broad spectrum of diseases with a focus on genitourinary, lung, head and neck, colorectal and skin malignancies, as well as multiple myeloma and lymphoma.

Credentials:  MD
Education & Training
   Residency:    Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
   Medical School:    Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University


Patient Reviews

  • "Helpful and efficient.Very pleased with Dr.Murphy and his friendly staff.Thankyou."
      from Barbara 5.0 Stars - (2024-02-23)
  • "Dr. Murphy is an amazing doctor!! 100% recommend"
      from Rosse 5.0 Stars - (2024-02-23)
  • "Beautiful office. Everyone I met was extremely nice. Dr. Murphy seemed very knowledgeable and made me feel at ease."
      from Beth 5.0 Stars - (2024-02-19)
  • "This visit was for my daughter Meagan. I was beyond impressed with Dr. Murphy. This was our first visit and I so happy we were scheduled with him. He answered all our questions and most importantly he listened to our concerns. I highly recommend Dr. Murphy."
      from sally 5.0 Stars - (2024-02-18)
  • "Dr Murphy was very kind and helpful. As all Of the doctors, NP’s., nurses , techs and clerical staff always are at Dr Avvento’s offices."
      from Daryn 5.0 Stars - (2024-02-15)
  • "Dr. Murphy. Great doctor. Took his time with me and didn’t rush me out."
      from Patricia 5.0 Stars - (2024-01-27)
  • "As always, Dr. Avvento and his team are professional, efficient, effective, courteous and compassionate. The best possible facility for those diagnosed with cancer or blood diseases. Thank you to all who are affiliated with this practice."
      from Rosalie 5.0 Stars - (2024-01-26)
  • "Dr. Murphy was personable, professional, and very helpful."
      from Robert 5.0 Stars - (2024-01-26)
  • "Excellent and professional"
      from michael 5.0 Stars - (2024-01-20)
  • "I knew of the amazing reputation of both the doctors and the staff of your facility from some of the many patients you cared for. I was not at all prepared for the level of caring doctors and staff convey to their patients. I believe this is a model other facilities should draw upon to deliver this level of patient centered care to all patients. Thank you James G."
      from James 5.0 Stars - (2024-01-19)