Dr. Heather Murphy, MD

Ear, Nose, and ThroatFemaleAge 51

Dr. Heather Murphy, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Aspen, CO and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Murphy has more experience with Upper Respiratory Conditions and Otologic Conditions & Procedures than other specialists in her area. She graduated from Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa medical school in 1996. She is affiliated with medical facilities Aspen Valley Hospital and Aurora Medical Center Summit. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Murphy to book an appointment.

Dr. Murphy

Aspen Valley Hospital

401 Castle Creek Rd Aspen, CO 81611
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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  • Offers Telehealth
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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Murphy

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Murphy treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Murphy treats other conditions, please contact the office at (970) 544-1460.

Upper Respiratory Conditions

Upper respiratory specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as infections, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, and whooping cough (pertussis) that affect the upper part of the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, larynx, and lungs.Compare with other Upper Respiratory Conditions specialists.

Dr. Murphy is experienced in the area of Upper Respiratory Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

Based on claims data for 23 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Murphy
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Chronic Sinusitis
Sinusitis
Laryngitis
Acute Laryngitis
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Frequency
High
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Very High
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Otologic Conditions & Procedures

Otolgic care is s subspecialty of otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) that focuses on symptoms and conditions of the ear, including hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness and infections.Compare with other Otologic Conditions & Procedures specialists.

Dr. Murphy is experienced in the area of Otologic Conditions & Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

Based on claims data for 20 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Vertigo
Tinnitus
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Outer Ear Infection
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Frequency
High
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Very High
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Dr. Murphy's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adenoidectomy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anosmia
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Broken Nose
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Facial Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperacusis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Malignant Otitis Externa
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Rhinoseptoplasty
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Swimmer's Ear
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wheezing
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Murphy accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Pathway-CO EPO
Balanced Pathway-CO HMO
Balanced-CO PPO
Blue Priority-CO PPO
Bronze Colorado PPO
Bronze Pathway (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Bronze Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-CO HMO
Bronze Pathway w/HSA-CO EPO
Bronze Pathway X (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Bronze Pathway-CO EPO
Catastrophic (Individual)-CO PPO
Catastrophic Pathway (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Catastrophic Pathway X (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
CO Pathway (Select Network)-CO
Colorado College-CO
Colorado HMO
Colorado POS
Colorado PPO
CSU Fort Collins-CO
CU Health Plan - Extended-CO
CU Health Plan - High Deductible/HSA Compatible-CO
CU Health Plan - Medicare-CO
Gold Colorado PPO
Gold Pathway (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Gold Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-CO HMO
Gold Pathway w/HSA-CO EPO
Gold Pathway X (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Gold Pathway-CO EPO
Healthy Support 1-CO PPO
Healthy Support with HSA 1-CO PPO
Indemnity (Traditional)-CO
Lumenos plans-CO
Lumenos-CO PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Non-HMO- HSA, HRA and HIA+-CO
Pathway PPO/EPO-CO
Pathway-CO HMO
Platinum Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-CO HMO
Platinum Pathway-CO EPO
Platinum-CO PPO
Silver Pathway (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Silver Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-CO HMO
Silver Pathway w/HSA-CO EPO
Silver Pathway X (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Silver Pathway-CO EPO
Silver-CO PPO
Traditional Network-CO
University of Colorado Extended PPO
University of Colorado High Deductible PPO
University of Colorado Medicare-CO
WellChoice - C (Select Network)-CO
WellChoice - C-CO
WellChoice - H (Select Network)-CO
WellChoice - H-CO
WellChoice - U (Select Network)-CO
WellChoice - U-CO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO

Dr. Murphy's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Murphy

4.8

Based on 18 ratings

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Heather Murphy, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Aspen, CO and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. Dr....Read more

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

Education

2001
University Wi Madison
Residency Hospital
1997
University Wi Madison
Internship Hospital
1996
Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Heather Murphy, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Murphy has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Heather Murphy, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. Heather Murphy, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Heather Murphy, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Murphy frequently treats Upper Respiratory Conditions and Otologic Conditions & Procedures. See all practice areas where Dr. Murphy specializes.

Where is Dr. Heather Murphy, MD's office located?

Dr. Murphy's office is located at 401 Castle Creek Rd, Aspen, CO 81611. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Aspen Valley Hospital401 Castle Creek Rd Aspen, CO 81611
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Murphy is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Aspen Valley Hospital

Aspen, CO

89% Patient Experience Rating, 20% higher than the national average

Aurora Medical Center Summit

Summit, WI

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)