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Dr. Charles Murphy, MD

Pain Medicine ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Murphy

Dr. Charles Murphy, MD is a pain medicine specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1980 and specializes in pain medicine, interventional pain medicine, and more.


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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Dr. Murphy's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Bursitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Murphy treats Bursitis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Murphy treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Murphy treats Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Murphy treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Murphy treats Low Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Murphy treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Murphy's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Botulinum Toxin Injection
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diet Counseling
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pain Management
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shingles
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tension Headache
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Weight Loss

About Me

At HCPA, our pain practitioners provide expertise and individualized care of patients experiencing varying degrees of pain by combining a multi-disciplinary approach and therapies that include medication management, interventional pain management, and physical and behavioral treatments.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Acute Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Interventional Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

1983
Bexar Co Hosps
Residency Hospital
1981
Bexar Co Hosps
Internship Hospital
1980
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
Medical School
1971
University of Texas / Austin Campus
Undergraduate School
1983
1981
1980
1971

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Murphy's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Murphy

3.4

Based on 29 reviews

5 Stars
58.62068965517241%
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4 Stars
3.4482758620689653%
(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
37.93103448275862%
(11)

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I saw dr Murphy for years. I have some really terrible problems and he did a good job handling them. Then i tore my bicep tendon completely loose from my forearm. It was incredibly painful. I quickly saw an orthopedic surgeon and was scheduled for immediate surgery. I informed the surgeon about dr...Read More
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I have been on a quest to find relief without the use of medications for over two years. I have suffered for most of it. I was miserable before I received my injections and considering the fact that it may be the end of my life. I can now live a somewhat normal life. Thank you Dr. Murphy! You save...Read More
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Beware of exorbitant urine drug screening test.....the lab they used sent BC/BS a bill for $5400. for this test (which was reduced by BC/BS to $2700). And patient is expected to pay over $500. Unethical to do this without informing patient of cost. A drug screening test can be performed for much...Read More
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The only redeeming thing I can say is that the PA, Nancy, is great. The absolute worst thing about this office is the refill situation. Trying to get a call returned is a nightmare. I had issues more than once with the RX sent to the pharmacy not being the same as what was discussed during my...Read More
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I do not recommend Dr. Murphy. 3 times help could not give me an iv. 2 of these dates I fainted.3rd time this week anesthesiologist could not do my iv, placed blood pressure clamp on upper arm as tight as she could while she attempted to get iv needle in, failed but said I will try to keep pushing...Read More
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Locations

Turquoise Springs Medical Spa

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  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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