Dr. Alma Murphy, MD

Dr. Alma Murphy, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Alma Murphy, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 35 years. She graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology.

490 N Alvernon Way

Tucson, AZ 85711

Contact Information

(520) 323-1313

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Murphy performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Foreign Body Removal from Eye
very high
more than 97% of peers
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
very high
more than 97% of peers
Glaucoma
high
more than 77% of peers

Dr. Murphy's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Murphy "It is a wonderful privilege to be an ophthalmologist and to have the opportunity to improve patients' vision."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

28  Conditions Treated

6  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Waterbury Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Calif
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
    Other Education | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patients' Choice Award, 2010
Media & Publications
  • Spontaneous Release of Retinal Traction due to Subretinal Strands, 1983

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Murphy's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Murphy to family and friends
22 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Murphy's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I moved from Tucson to Austin TX 4 years ago. One of the main things I miss is this great Dr. Have had two Ophthalmologist since I have been here and getting ready to try a third. Would literally fly there just to see her, but if I had any problems that needed to be taken care of, it would be...more
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Dr. Murphy played a very critical role in what probably helped save my husband's life. After melanoma surgery he was experiencing double vision, we immediately went to see Dr. Murphy and she was able to fit him in between patients. She suggested he see his cardiologist asap. Fortunately, he had a...more
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Dr. Murphy discussed all of the treatment options available for my cataracts and the various pros, cons & cost. Dr. Murphy performed cataract surgery with IOL implants on both eyes and the surgeries were quick and painless. I have worn glasses since childhood but am now able to both read and see...more
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Dr. Murphy is a wonderful, caring and highly experienced surgeon. She performed my mom's cataract surgery. Dr. Murphy explained everything very well, always taking her time and is skilled. The surgery was flawless and the after care was outstanding. She can see very well, better than ever even. I...more
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