Meet the Team
Dr. Murphy graduated University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993 and has over 28 years of experience working exclusively in small animal medicine.
Dr. Murphy practiced in southern Wisconsin from 1993 to 2007. After working a stint at South Carolina Veterinary Emergency Care providing urgent care and emergency veterinary medicine, he opened Birchwood Veterinary Hospital in March of 2008.
Dr. Murphy enjoys small animal dentistry, soft tissue surgery, preventative and geriatric patient care. He loves working with dogs of all shapes and sizes. He also has a special interest in cats and their unique needs.
Dr. Murphy has three children and also shares his home with a small dog, birds, and various reptile pets.
Dr. Murphy is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, South Carolina Association of Veterinarians, American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA),Lexington Chamber of Commerce, American Heartworm Society, and the American Association of Feline Practitioners.
Christy joined our team in 2018 and is a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She graduated from Piedmont Technical College in 2019 and received her AS in Veterinary Technology. Christy is a mother of 2 beautiful girls and has been married 16 years.
Brianna joined our team in 2017 and is a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She received her AS in Veterinary Technology from Piedmont Technical College. Brianna likes spending time with her pit bull, Sephora. She also enjoys watching dirt bike racing and going to the beach on the weekends.
Kaye is our administrator and has been with Birchwood Veterinary Hospital since January 2018. Kaye is married to a wonderful man and together they have 5 children. Kaye shares her home with a variety of animals. She enjoys wildlife rehab, crafts and sewing in her spare time.