Dr. James Murphy, MD

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Age 74
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Dr. James Murphy, MD
James A. Murphy, M.D. is a board certified eye surgeon who retired from cataract surgery in 2013 and now sees patients on a part-time basis in the St. Joseph Office. Dr. Murphy received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. His internship was performed at Milwaukee County General Hospital and his residency at St. Louis University Hospitals in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Murphy is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Murphy has been in private group practice since 1974.

Saint Joseph Office

5202 Faraon St

Saint Joseph, MO 64506

Contact Information

(816) 233-2020

Dr. James Murphy, MD

Dr. James Murphy, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Kansas, Inc.
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • 7 More

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Dr. Murphy's Experience

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Dr. Murphy's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
52

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

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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

  • Creighton University
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • St Louis University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Murphy's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Murphy to family and friends
4.0
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Dr. Murphy's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Over 45 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Murphy accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Access Choice PPO
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Kansas, Inc.
    Coventry Health Care of Kansas, Inc. PPO
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
    Coventry Health Care of Missouri PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Life
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Murphy has admitting privileges

Mosaic Life Care
5325 Faraon St
Saint Joseph, MO 64506
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