Simon D. Murray, MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

Doctors should treat patients, not just their insurance companies. The current system encourages doctors to see a large volume of patients in the shortest possible time which is incompatible with practicing personalized health care.

Diagnosis and outcomes are better when patients are allowed to describe their concerns in an unhurried, nonjudgmental environment, in adequate detail which will allow the diagnosis to reveal itself. My affiliation with MDVIP allows me the ability to spend the time necessary to make a sound diagnosis based on adequate information.

The best physicians are those who teach their patients how to remain well, rather than waiting for illness to manifest and then treat it with all the “magic bullets” at their disposal. This approach has made medical care economically unsustainable. In my MDVIP-affiliated practice, you will receive the time, attention and personalized care you deserve.

Physician Profile


Lewis and Clark College
Portland, OR
Bachelor of Science, Natural Science 1975
Cum Laude
Medical School
Far Eastern University
Manila, Philippines
Doctorate of Medicine 1980
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Rutgers Medical School
New Brunswick, NJ
Internal Medicine 1981-1983


New Jersey

Professional Society Memberships

New Jersey Medical Society

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Rutgers Medical School 1986-present
Clinical Faculty, Department of Healthcare Sciences, Monmouth University 2016-present
Senior Attending Physician, Department of Medicine, University Medical Center at Princeton 2010-present
Editor in Chief, Internal Medicine Review 2014-2016
Internal Medical Director, Blake Addiction Recovery Unit, Carrier Foundation 1986-1996
Chairman, Physicians Health Committee, New Jersey Medical Society 1988-1989
University Physician, Princeton University 1988-1993

Hospital Affiliations

University Medical Center at Princeton, Affiliate of University of Pennsylvania

Honors and Awards

Top Doctor, Castle Connolly, New York Metro Area 2003-2017
Top Physician, Inside New Jersey 2011-2017
Patients' Choice Awards 2008-2016
America's Top Physicians 2012-2013
Consumer Research Council of America, Guide to America's Best Physicians 2009, 2011
Excellence in Women's Health Award, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Rutgers Medical School 1989

Speaker Bureaus

Pfizer, Glaxo, Eli Lilly, Novartis, Merck & Co


Writing, reading, travelling, surfing, squash, technology, medical economics and innovation


Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: William

    Thanks for your friendship and care.

  • Member: Laura

    Unlike any Dr. I'd worked with in the past, Dr. Murray has been most interested in accommodating in helping me to manage my health...

  • Member: Peter

    I have been a patient of Dr. Murray's for over 30 years. Each year he gives me a thorough physical examination. These have revea...

  • Member: Lydia

    Dr. Murray has an uncanny way of finding out what's truly wrong with me, and gives me remedies that actually work. I have to than...