Darby E. Murphy, MD

Darby E. Murphy, MD

4.9 
1030 ratings  Read Reviews
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Primary Specialty

Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine - 2007
Residency:
Loyola University Medical Center - 2011

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Obstetrics and Gynecology (Certified)

Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Huntley Hospital
McHenry Hospital
Woodstock Hospital

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

1030 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 31, 2022

5.0

Dr. Murphy takes the time to listen and is thorough with her care.

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March 29, 2022

5.0

She is so calm and made me feel calm. I trust her advice completely and she gave me several options to solve my problem. I recommend her to all of my friends.

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March 29, 2022

5.0

She is very personable and caring. She uses the information from various tests and observations to make further decisions.

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March 29, 2022

5.0

She is friendly and knowledgeable. Answers all my questions

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March 28, 2022

5.0

Very understandable

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March 24, 2022

5.0

She is a friendly and made me feel comfortable. Answered all my questions.

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March 23, 2022

5.0

Dr. Murphy is always very thorough. She does not rush and takes time to answer my questions and help me understand my health and plans going forward. She has a wonderful bedside manner and makes me feel very comfortable to share my medical information and issues with her.

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March 23, 2022

5.0

I am excited that she was so kind and sweet.

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March 23, 2022

5.0

Friendly, Gentle and is concerned with your needs

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March 23, 2022

5.0

I would recommend her for anyone.

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March 19, 2022

5.0

Her personality

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March 19, 2022

5.0

She is nice and very thorough

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March 18, 2022

5.0

Very caring, listen to concerns.

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March 18, 2022

5.0

She answered all of my questions using words I understood.

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March 17, 2022

5.0

She is the most patient and personalable while still being professional

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March 17, 2022

5.0

Dr Murphy has always been kind, understanding, and professional.

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March 16, 2022

5.0

She takes ti.e to listen!

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March 16, 2022

5.0

She is knowledgeable and friendly. She made me feel welcome and helped get me what I needed.

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March 16, 2022

5.0

Love, love, love Dr. Murphy. She gives excellent information in an easily digestible way and I feel like she truly cares about what’s best for her patients.

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March 16, 2022

5.0

She is very thorough.

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March 16, 2022

5.0

She takes her time to answer my questions and she's very kind. She makes me feel so comfortable which is great since this is my first pregnancy

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March 15, 2022

5.0

Darby gave me time to ask my questions and did not rush through the appointment.I ended up having an extra procedure.Everything was taken care of.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

She is caring, listens to my concerns and addresses them with a solution. I’m more than grateful that I found her as my new doctor.

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Very kind

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March 11, 2022

5.0

She is patient, caring, and listens.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Very happy with my care.

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Personal, friendly

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Very friendly and helpful

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March 07, 2022

5.0

She is easy to talk to and has a great bedside manner. In addition to knowing how to explain anything in terms you can understand.

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March 05, 2022

4.0

First appt. Not enough info to make final determination

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March 03, 2022

5.0

Very caring

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February 27, 2022

5.0

Me gusta como explica y como hace su trabajo

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February 25, 2022

5.0

Dr. Murphy addressed some concerns regarding my health and comfort that my previous specialists didn’t even consider and I greatly appreciate it.

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February 23, 2022

5.0

She is a great doctor

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February 22, 2022

5.0

She is so caring

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February 20, 2022

5.0

Dr Murphy listened fully to what I had to say. I appreciate her caring demeanor

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February 19, 2022

5.0

She is nice and a great listener. She is very clear about your options

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February 16, 2022

5.0

100 percent would recommend. She's definitely great at listening to details.

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February 11, 2022

5.0

Couldn't ask for a better professional

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February 09, 2022

5.0

Very patient and friendly doctor

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January 25, 2022

5.0

She’s always so kind, understanding, and professional.

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January 25, 2022

0.0

I thought she was rude and unsupportive overall.

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January 20, 2022

5.0

She clearly explains things and is very personable.

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January 20, 2022

5.0

The entire staff made me feel very comfortable and safe my entire visit. It was a welcome change compared to experiences I’ve had in the past.

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January 19, 2022

5.0

I have a severe fear of this exam due to a very traumatic experience with another doctor from a different medical group, and Dr. Murphy & her nurse Andrea were extremely patient and understanding and went out of their way to make sure I was emotionally supported and cared for & that helped me tremendously. I appreciate that they listened and showed such care.

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January 18, 2022

4.0

Great bedside manner, helpful.

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January 18, 2022

5.0

Even though I really only see Dr. Murphy once per year, she always remembers me and takes her time. You feel like there are no other patients there.

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January 14, 2022

5.0

Dr. Murphy genuinely cares to take the time to answer questions and explain details about procedures that may frighten patients.

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January 13, 2022

5.0

She is the best.!

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January 12, 2022

5.0

Amazing experience with Dr. Murphy in the woodstock office. She got me in and took over my care when I was struggling to get my own McHenry office to take care of me.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Great bedside manner! Dr. Murphy was easy to talk to. She explained things in a way that were easy to understand and she understood my concerns.

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January 07, 2022

5.0

She takes her time with patients and is very warm and caring. Listens to concerns.

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January 06, 2022

5.0

Dr. Darby Murphy is very kind as well as professional. I was early for my appointment, so I was called in and was finished before my original appointed time.

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January 05, 2022

4.0

Just easy to talk to, easy to understand.

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January 04, 2022

5.0

She is very kind and caring and tell you exactly what is happening. She is very easy to talk to and makes you feel welcome and comfortable.

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January 03, 2022

4.0

My Dr. is on maternity leave so I was scheduled with Dr. Murphy. She had looked over my chart, was attentive, and addressed an issue I've been having for years.

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December 24, 2021

5.0

I feel confident in what she tells me about my problem.

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December 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. Murphy is very nice, professional and made me feel comfortable.

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December 18, 2021

5.0

She is very thorough and explains everything to you!

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December 18, 2021

5.0

She’s knowledgeable and easy to talk to

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December 15, 2021

5.0

Dr Murphy snd her nurse were amazing. she Was calm and kind and informative for my daughter. This was her first time at the gynecologist.

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December 15, 2021

5.0

Porque te explica todo muy bien y no te deja con dudas.

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December 15, 2021

5.0

She was very professional, caring and down to earth. I will definitely return

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Dr. Murphy has been my OB-GYN for a while now and she has been amazing. Makes something that is usually uncomfortable and makes it not so bad! I tell everyone how great she is as both a person and doctor

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December 10, 2021

5.0

Dr. Murphy is easy to work with and very knowledgeable.

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December 08, 2021

5.0

she took care of my last pregnancy now my current one. she’s amazing!!!!!

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December 07, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, friendly, patient, genuine. She works well with her nursing staff-you can tell they are a well functioning team. Dr. Murphy listens to concerns and her care plan is collaborative. She includes the patient in the problem-solving process; which is part of what sets her apart from other doctors.

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December 07, 2021

5.0

Very professional. Takes a lot of time with the patient. Listens carefully to all of your concerns and always asks if there are any more questions that she can answer. She’s a very caring person.

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December 02, 2021

0.0

All she cared about was being right- instead of advocating for her patient she proceeded to tell me information I didn’t ask for, argued with me and gave me a referral to another doctor who’s booked out almost a year. She didn’t hear what I wanted or what upset me at all Thanks a lot for that.

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December 01, 2021

5.0

Dr. Murphy was very kind and very accommodating as always. I feel comfortable around her.

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December 01, 2021

5.0

Dr. Murphy is empathetic. She listens and asks pertinent questions.

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November 24, 2021

5.0

Porque resuelve cada una de la preguntas q como paciente tengo.

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November 23, 2021

5.0

Dr Murphy is kind, understanding, and answers all of my questions with professionalism and concern.

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November 18, 2021

5.0

Passionate to me and caring.

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November 15, 2021

5.0

Dr. Murphy is excellent. She’s very kind and explains everything and takes her time. She addressed another issue I was having that I had brought up during my visit rather than having me come back another time. I’ve been dealing with an issue for 15 years and was misdiagnosed.I am on the right path to getting a correct diagnosis and treatment with the help of Dr. Murphy.

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November 15, 2021

5.0

She is kind and caring and warm.

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November 13, 2021

5.0

Dr. Murphy is so sweet, kind, and helpful. She takes the time to answer any questions you have.

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November 09, 2021

5.0

Love her! She’s very sweet and caring

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November 08, 2021

5.0

She makes you feel at ease and easy to talk with. She was thorough with her questions.

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November 03, 2021

5.0

Terrific bedside manner, makes u feel comfortable, takes the time to answer all your questions, genuinely cares for patients

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November 02, 2021

5.0

Empathy, gentle and great bed side manor.

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October 31, 2021

5.0

She listens I know I can trust her She cares!

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October 29, 2021

5.0

She is very easy to talk to and really cares about her patients.

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October 27, 2021

5.0

she just genuinely cares about her patients.

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October 26, 2021

5.0

Outstanding. Friendly yet informative.

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October 26, 2021

5.0

La doctora Murphy es una excelente doctora siempre está interesada en mi persona como me ciento

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October 26, 2021

5.0

She was very personable and put me at ease right away. She took time to listen and answered all my questions.

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October 25, 2021

5.0

Dr. Murphy takes time to answer questions and explain the reasons for each procedure. She is professional yet friendly, and puts you at ease. Excellent!

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October 25, 2021

5.0

She is genuinely kind and caring and would recommend her to anyone!

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October 23, 2021

5.0

Dr Murphy is SO gentle. Years ago she was able to successfully place an IUD with little discomfort when other physicians struggled mightily. She also has a happy, positive demeanor. She is always smiling, even with the mask on. She is your ‘top doc’.

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October 19, 2021

5.0

I have already recommended her to several people.

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October 18, 2021

5.0

Dr. Murphy is very caring, personable and professional.

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October 18, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and makes me feel comfortable

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October 16, 2021

5.0

Dr. Murphy is caring and committed. She always takes time to listen to me and shows personal commitment to my care.

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October 15, 2021

5.0

I have been a problem on my period and she is the one that was able to help me

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October 14, 2021

5.0

Porque explica todo súper bien.

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October 12, 2021

5.0

I have been seeing Dr Murphy for years and have even started bringing my daughters. Dr Murphy is informed, professional, and also listens well. I trust her and know she will help however she can.

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October 10, 2021

5.0

She was kind, considerate, and competent. She listened and offered meaningful assistance.

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August 31, 2021

5.0

Dr Murphy was very friendly and put my mind at ease with things I was worrying about.

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August 30, 2021

5.0

So far I like her, but have only been to the office once.

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