Birmingham Physician Summarily Suspended

Contact: Melanie Brown 517-373-9280
Agency: Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

August 5, 2013 - The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has immediately suspended the Michigan license to practice medicine of Rosanne Murphy, M.D., of Birmingham, Michigan based on her felony conviction in the 6th Judicial Circuit Court, Pontiac, Michigan.

On April 9, 2013, Murphy was convicted of Operating While Intoxicated – 3rd Offense, a felony. Murphy was sentenced 183 days in jail (with credit for two days), to be followed by probation for a period of three years with terms, and ordered to pay fines and costs.

On July 25, 2013, LARA issued an order summarily suspending Murphy’s license pursuant to the Public Health Code which provides for the mandatory summary suspension of a health professional’s license upon the conviction of a felony, a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for a maximum term of two years, or a controlled substance-related conviction.

For more information on disciplinary actions taken by the health professional licensing boards within LARA, please go to, and click on Licensing for Health Professionals.

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