Dr. Forrest Murphy, MD

Dr. Forrest Murphy, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Forrest Murphy, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Palm Springs, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med in 1978 and specializes in ophthalmology.

255 N El Cielo Rd Ste C-330

Palm Springs, CA 92262

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Murphy's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Scottsdale Meml Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Of Kansas Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Murphy's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Murphy to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

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Dr. Murphy's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Murphy is passionate about his work and a perfectionist in every aspect of it. His concern for his patients, his willingness to listen, and his efforts to provide the best possible vision outcomes are unsurpassed. Both my spouse and I have had him for cataract surgery, and I have recommended...more
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I had cataract surgery in Lake Havasu, Arizona. I was told that I had Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy, but I was not told of the risks of having it and having cataract surgery. My eyesight deterioratedng. I went to Milauskas Eye Institute in La Quinta and was examined by Dr. Murphy. He ascertained that...more
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