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Specializes in Pain Medicine • Male

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Hospital Quality

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Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center
235 W 6th St
Reno, NV 89503
Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center
1600 Medical Pkwy
Carson City, NV 89703

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
SpineNevada Minimally Invasive Spine Institute
Reno Office
9990 Double R Blvd Ste 200
Reno, NV 89521
SpineNevada Minimally Invasive Spine Institute
Sparks Office
780 Vista Blvd Ste 100
Sparks, NV 89434
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    Dr. Murphy's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pain Medicine
    • Acute Pain Medicine
    • Interventional Pain Medicine
    • Interventional Spine Medicine
    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine
    • Sports Medicine
    • Sports Medicine Pain Management
    • Sports Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    Board Certifications

    • Pain Medicine
    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    • Sports Medicine
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    • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
    • Cervical Medial Branch Block
    • Chronic Pain Management
    • Discography
    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Epidural Injection
    • Epidural Steroid Injections
    • Facet Block
    • Facet Joint Injection
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Injection
    • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
    • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
    • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Blocks
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Pain Management
    • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
    • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arthritis
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Back Pain
    • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Facet Joint Pain
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Headache
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
    • Lumbar Herniated Disc
    • Lumbar Radiculopathy
    • Neck Pain
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
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    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Post-Concussion Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Tension Headache
    • Thoracic Spine Pain
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Murphy

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Nevada.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    St George's University
    Graduated in 2002
    Temple University

    Residency Hospital

    Temple University

    Fellowship Hospital

    Temple University
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Murphy & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Murphy's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 4 hospitals where Dr. Murphy has admitting privileges:

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    • Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center

    • Northern Nevada Medical Center

    • Renown Regional Medical Center

    • Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Murphy

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Murphy to family and friends

    3 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Murphy's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 3 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Murphy
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    3 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    3 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    3 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    3 responses
    below
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    SpineNevada Minimally Invasive Spine Institute
    Reno Office
    9990 Double R Blvd Ste 200
    Reno, NV 89521
    (775) 348-8800 (Office)
    (775) 348-8818 (Fax)
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    SpineNevada Minimally Invasive Spine Institute
    Sparks Office
    780 Vista Blvd Ste 100
    Sparks, NV 89434
    (775) 348-8800 (Office)
    (775) 348-8818 (Fax)
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    SpineNevada Minimally Invasive Spine Institute
    Carson Office
    1470 Medical Pkwy Ste 220
    Carson City, NV 89703
    (775) 348-8800 (Office)
    (775) 348-8818 (Fax)
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