Dr. James E. Murphy, MD

Dr. James E. Murphy, MD

Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery | Male | 52 years old

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Dr. James Murphy & the staff at Murphy Plastic Surgery and Medical Spa are committed to providing the very finest in Cosmetic Surgery available today. We believe cosmetic surgery involves spiritual as well as physical wellbeing. We take the time to listen to our patients' needs and fears and to provide answers to any questions they may have. It is our goal in surgery to improve and enhance the appearance of our patients, producing a youthful, natural look without seeming artificial. Our past successes reflect our skill. Murphy Plastic Surgery offers the best quality cosmetic surgery in Reno and Lake Tahoe, Nevada for all your unique needs. Our services also extend to the Sacramento, CA area for those looking for a great and more affordable price for quality plastic surgery. Dr. Murphy stands out as one of the best cosmetic plastic surgeons in all of Nevada, with expertise in procedures such as breast augmentation and breast implants, face lifts, tummy tucks, liposuction and much more.Read more

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Dr. Murphy Says:

At Murphy Plastic Surgery we work very hard to provide the best possible care for our patients.

Dr. James E. Murphy's modern plastic surgery practice is a relaxing and inviting environment where artistry meets expertise. By combining compassionate care, established techniques, and advanced technology, we strive to meet your unique goals. At Murphy Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa,...

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    Dr. Murphy's Care Philosophy

    Dr. James Murphy & the staff at Murphy Plastic Surgery and Medical Spa are committed to providing the very finest in Cosmetic Surgery available today. We believe cosmetic surgery involves spiritual as well as physical wellbeing. We take the time to listen to our patients' needs and fears and to provide answers to any questions they may have. It is our goal in surgery to improve and enhance the appearance of our patients, producing a youthful, natural look without seeming artificial. Our past successes reflect our skill. Murphy Plastic Surgery offers the best quality cosmetic surgery in Reno and Lake Tahoe, Nevada for all your unique needs. Our services also extend to the Sacramento, CA area for those looking for a great and more affordable price for quality plastic surgery. Dr. Murphy stands out as one of the best cosmetic plastic surgeons in all of Nevada, with expertise in procedures such as breast augmentation and breast implants, face lifts, tummy tucks, liposuction and much more.

    Dr. Murphy says...

    Dr. James Murphy is an associate professor at the University of Nevada-Reno School of Medicine. He participates in the Cleft Lip/Cleft Palate Clinic, and is a a part of the team for reconstruction of these young patients. He performs the majority of the cleft lip/cleft palate surgeries in Northern Nevada.

    He has followed hundreds of babies from birth to teenager to adulthood. Most patients start down the surgical path of repair at 3 months old.

    Dr. Murphy studied craniofacial surgery at the Wake Forest/Bowman Gray Hospital and School of Medicine, under Louis Argenta MD FACS.

    Dr. Murphy says...

    Dr. Murphy performs all breast surgeries, and more than twice the national average of breast augmentations, as statistics show with the American Board of Plastic  Surgery.

    Dr. Murphy says...

    At Murphy Plastic Surgery we work very hard to provide the best possible care for our patients.

    Dr. James E. Murphy's modern plastic surgery practice is a relaxing and inviting environment where artistry meets expertise. By combining compassionate care, established techniques, and advanced technology, we strive to meet your unique goals. At Murphy Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa, we offer a full spectrum of surgical and non-surgical treatments. Dr. Murphy and his team will take the time to answer your questions and learn about your cosmetic and restorative goals. 

    We understand that each patient is putting their trust in our staff, to give the best possible result. From the first consult to the last post-op visit, our goal is to make that patient feel important, listened to, and cared for. We pride ourselves on having a very relaxed and comfortable environment. Dr. Murphy takes great pride in his work, and will always go the extra mile to make sure his patients have the very best result.

    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 Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
    •  Board certified in Plastic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    Why It Matters: Dr. Murphy's Board Certifications

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    • Plastic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Breast Diseases
    • Cancer
    • Cleft Lip-Palate - Abnormal Thumbs - Microcephaly
    • Localized Fat Deposits
    • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
    • Second-Degree Burns
    • Skin Cancer
    • Weight Loss

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Nevada School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1991

    • Internship Hospital
      Swedish Medical Center

      Completed in 1996

    • Residency Hospital
      Swedish Medical Center

      Completed in 1996

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Wake Forest U Sch Med At Bowman Gray Campus

      Completed in 1998

      Wake-Forest University, Bowman-Gray School Of Medicine

      Completed in 1998

    • Undergraduate School
      University Of Nevada, Reno

      Graduated in 1987

    • Other Education
      Associate Professor
      Associate Professor At The University Nevada-Reno School Of Medicine
      University Of Nevada School Of Medicine

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Professional Affiliations

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    Specialties

    • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
    • Facial Plastic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
    • Botox® Injection
    • Breast Augmentation
    • Breast Lift Surgery
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Breast Reduction
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Carbon Dioxide Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
    • Collagen Injection
    • Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
    • Facelift
    • Facial Reconstruction
    • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
    • Laser Ablation
    • Laser Skin Resurfacing
    • Lift - Parts of the Body Other than Face
    • Mini Fift
    • Non-Surgical Facelift
    • Restylane® Injections
    • Skin and Tissue Reduction

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