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Louis E. Murdock, MD


Doctor of Medicine

St. Luke's Health Partner
St. Luke's Health Partner

These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.


Accepting new patients
No Referral Required

Facilities & Clinics

Conditions & Treatments

  • Carpal Tunnel
  • CMC Arthroplasty
  • Cubital Tunnel
  • Dequervain's Tendinitis
  • Duyputren's Disease
  • Finger Fracture
  • Finger Pain
  • Finger Stiffness
  • Finger Swelling
  • Hand Arthritis
  • Hand Contractures
  • Hand Deformities
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Numbness/Tingling
  • Hand Pain
  • Hand Stiffness
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Swelling
  • Hand Weakness
  • Locking Finger
  • Small Joint Replacement
  • Surgery
  • Tendinitis
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Wrist Arthritis
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Stiffness
  • Wrist Surgery
  • Wrist Swelling
  • Xiaflex Injection

About Louis E. Murdock


Louis E. Murdock, MD, CAQ is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand and wrist pathologies in a wide range of patients, from young athletes to the elderly. He is an active member of both the American Society of Surgery of the Hand and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. He completed his residency in orthopedics at the University of Utah and completed his hand surgery fellowship at the University of New Mexico. 

Throughout Dr. Murdock’s educational experience, he was fortunate to find mentors and role models. While he continues to seek mentors in his professional and personal life, he also mentors students and others who seek a relationship. Dr. Murdock has coached Science Olympiad middle school students and has also welcomed medically motivated high school and college undergraduates into his clinic to provide them with exposure to the world of medical practice. Currently, Dr. Murdock has an adjunct appointment at Boise State University. 

During the past five years, Dr. Murdock and his colleagues have been granted two patents through the U.S. Patent Office and they remain inspired to innovate and bring forward ideas that will improve their patients’ lives. Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, Dr. Murdock is pleased that his core values are common among the people of Idaho, where he has made his home for many years.

  • Medical School

    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Residency

    University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Fellowship

    University of New Mexico School of Medicine
  • Board Certifications

    Orthopedic Surgery
    Surgery of the Hand
  • Gender

  • Languages Spoken