Leif M. Murphy Biography

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Leif M. Murphy
Chief Executive Officer
TeamHealth Holdings Inc.
Knoxville, Tennessee

Appointed: January 2019
Term expires: December 31, 2024

Leif M. Murphy is chief executive officer of TeamHealth Holdings, Inc., which is a leading physician services firm based in Knoxville, Tennessee. With over 16,000 affiliated clinicians, TeamHealth provides emergency medicine, hospital medicine, critical care, anesthesiology, post-acute care, and telehealth services at over 3,000 hospitals and post-acute facilities across the United States.

Mr. Murphy has 25-plus years of experience in health care operations, business development, and finance. He joined TeamHealth as president and chief executive officer in September 2016 and is also a member of the TeamHealth board of directors.

Mr. Murphy has held numerous executive- level positions in healthcare, business development, and finance, including executive vice president and chief financial officer for LifePoint Health, president and chief executive officer for DSI Renal Inc., and senior vice president and treasurer of CVS/Caremark Inc. He has also held leadership positions at Renal Care Group Inc., National Nephrology Associates Inc., and HealthSouth Corporation.

He is a member of the boards of directors of the Nashville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and the Nashville Healthcare Council.

He earned his BA degree from Furman University and an MBA from the College of William and Mary.