Dr. Paul Murphy, MD

Dr. Paul Murphy, MD

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Age 66
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Dr. Paul Murphy, MD is a sports medicine specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1979 and specializes in sports medicine.

8929 University Center Ln Ste 205

San Diego, CA 92122

Contact Information

(858) 360-7438

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Murphy's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
ACL Surgery
Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankle Arthroscopy
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Bunion
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Femur Fracture
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Herniated Disc
Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Morton's Neuroma
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Muscle Strain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Neuroplasty
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Block
Plantar Fasciitis
Pseudoarthrosis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Sever's Disease
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Stress Fracture of Foot
Systemic Chondromalacia
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger Release
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wrist Fracture

About Me

Biography

Dr. Paul Murphy, MD is a sports medicine specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1979 and specializes in sports medicine.

Specialties

  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

  • University of Texas at Houston
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Naval Med Center San Diego
    Residency Hospital
  • 1979
    New York Medical College
    Medical School
    1979
  • Colgate University
    Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Murphy's Reviews

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3.6

Based on 26 reviews

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In 2011 Dr. Murphy worked on my knee.He did a great job and 7 years later,I'm experiencing zero pain and no discomfort.He is the best.His staff was also very helpful and I feel they went above and beyond with me.Thank you Dr.Murphy!
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Paul has taken care of myself, my father, my boyfriend...he is amazing. When Paul says someone needs surgery I believe him, he is not surgery happy, he will try anything to avoid cutting into you. This may frustrate some because he is conservative in treatment but for me I'd rather do physical...Read More
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Knowledgeable, good surgeon. Not the best of follow thru to see the outcome of surgery.
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Cigna
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Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Health Net PPO
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