Dr. Paula McMurtry, MD

Dr. Paula McMurtry, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 56
(27)
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Dr. Paula McMurtry, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Columbia, MO and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from Hahnemann School Of Medicine, Allegheny University Of Health Sciences in 1989 and specializes in rheumatology.

1705 E Broadway Ste 220

Columbia, MO 65201

Contact Information

(573) 875-6504

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. McMurtry performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Arthritis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers
Rheumatoid Arthritis
very high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. McMurtry's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

56  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Hahnemann School Of Medicine, Allegheny University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Hahnemann University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mercy Hospital Pittsburgh
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Louis University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McMurtry has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McMurtry's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McMurtry to family and friends
27 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. McMurtry's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    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

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I have been seeing Dr. Paula since 2008 and I couldn't ask for a better Rhumatoligist! The staff is awesome and so is she. She takes her time and is happy to address any questions you have!
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I met Dr. McMurtry and staff today. The office was upbeat and cheery! I found Dr. McMurtry to be very much a "People's Doctor". She was through and extremely accommodating to my schedule.
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NO system in place to notify her that CRITICAL prescriptions are near expiration! You find out by playing phone tag with insurance and pharmacy. Have not ordered X ray in 6 years since diagnosing my Ankylosing Spondylitis. Has NO concept of pain management! Wants to give as little as possible...more
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I always enjoy my visits with Dr. McMurtry. I guess since I work for a physician, I understand how being a pain in the rear doesn't work for any physician and some people just expect above and beyond always. You go in there for your need whether it be refills or whatever and get that taken care...more
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Perception was patient and condition were greatest source of amusement for Doctor that day. To begin with stood waiting several minutes while uncaring, undisciplined, lounging staff and a child visitor discussed the snack they were having and then the refreshment choice for the afternoon. Even...more
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