Dr. Karen Murray is Chair of the Pediatric Institute, Physician-in-Chief of the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital, and President of the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital for Rehabilitation, at Cleveland Clinic, and Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.  She is also Past President of the North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition.

Dr. Murray is board certified in general pediatrics, pediatric gastroenterology, and pediatric transplant hepatology. In addition to providing clinical care in gastroenterology, hepatology and transplantation, she has an active clinical research program focused on childhood liver disease, especially the treatment of hepatitis B and C viral infections, and cholestatic liver diseases in childhood.

Dr. Murray attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland and completed her residency in Pediatrics at Seattle Children’s Hospital, where she was also Chief Pediatric Resident. She completed a fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology in the combined program at Boston Children’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Dr. Murray was on faculty at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Seattle Children’s Hospital from 1998-2019 where she was Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and for the year prior to moving to Cleveland, served as Interim-Chair for the Department of Pediatrics, and Pediatrician-in-Chief for Seattle Children’s Hospital.  She relocated to Cleveland Clinic in 2019.

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