Tanya Murpy, MD, MS


Maurice A. and Thelma P. Rothman Chair of Developmental Pediatrics

880 6th Street, South
Suite 460
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701

Narrative of Services:

Dr. Murphy’s current clinical and research efforts are aimed at understanding the role of infections in the onset of childhood psychiatric disorders and pharmacological and psychological treatments for OCD, PANDAS/PANS, Tourette’s syndrome, and autism. She has been treating patients with OCD and related disorders for over 20 years. Dr. Murphy has received several foundation and federal grants within the research focus of tic disorders and obsessive compulsive disorder, including a current study assessing antibiotic treatment and biological markers in youth with the PANDAS/PANS phenotype.

Training Description:

Tanya Murphy, MD, MS, is the Director of the Rothman Center for Pediatric Neuropsychiatry, and holds the Maurice A. and Thelma P. Rothman Endowed Chair in Developmental Pediatrics with a joint appointment in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Murphy is board-certified in psychiatry and child psychiatry and has a Master’s in Clinical Investigation. She has published over 200 peer-reviewed papers and 25 book chapters. She served on the National TSA’s Medical Advisory Board for 13 years, serves on IOCDF’s Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board, and is frequently faculty for the BTTI on the medical evaluation and management of OCD.