Retired neurosurgeon Dr. Kenneth J. Murray dies

Written by Alan Condon | June 05, 2019 | Print  |

Retired neurosurgeon Kenneth J. Murray, MD, PhD, died from respiratory failure at age 73 at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., reports The Baltimore Sun.

Dr. Murray was former chief of surgery for cancers of the brain at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center.

He earned his medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago and his doctorate in philosophy from Minneapolis-based University of Minnesota.

Dr. Murray arrived in Baltimore after he became acting head of the division of neurosurgery at the Veterans Administration Hospital and was an assistant professor of neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, also in Baltimore, from 1978 to 2000.

He treated patients suffering from neurological conditions and spinal, cervical and disc issues.

Dr. Murray also operated a private practice and retired in 2010.

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