Dr. Timothy Murphy, MD

Dr. Timothy Murphy, MD

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Pediatric Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
62 y/o
7 reviews

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Dr. Timothy Murphy, MD is a pediatric pulmonology doctor who practices in Tacoma, WA. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 35 years. Dr. Murphy is affiliated with MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital, Providence St. Peter Hospital, St. Joseph Medical Center and Mary Bridge Children's Hospital....See Less

PEDIATRICS NORTHWEST

316 Martin Luther King Jr Way Ste 212

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Choice Health
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Providence Health Plans

Learn about Dr. Murphy

Care Philosophy

I was drawn to pediatrics because of the opportunity to treat illnesses in ways that allow children to go on to live complete, healthy and fulfilling lives. I love working with children because it allows me to work with parents to solve problems together with imagination, engagement and affection.
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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 Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Board certified in Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatrics and Sleep Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Pediatric Sleep Medicine
  • Pediatrics
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Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Pulmonology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Apnea
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Children
  • Asthma-Related Cough
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Lung Diseases
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Exercise-Induced Asthma
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing
  • Whooping Cough

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Procedures

  • Allergy Testing
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sleep Study
  • Spirometry
  • Stress Test
  • Ventilator Management

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Evergreen State College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • University of Washington
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University of Washington
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University of Washington
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University of Washington
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Pulmonary Research Fellowship
    Other Education | Completed 1992
  • Sleep Medicine Fellowship
    Other Education | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Murphy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Murphy's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Murphy to family and friends
4.4
based on 7 total surveys (1 with a review)
Dr. Murphy's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (1)
Gig Harbor, WA |
Arrogant and apathetic.
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Dr. Murphy accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Choice Health
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • Providence Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

Hospitals where Dr. Murphy has admitting privileges

St. Joseph Medical Center
1717 S J St
Tacoma, WA 98405
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Mary Bridge Children's Hospital
317 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Tacoma, WA 98405
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MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital
315 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Tacoma, WA 98405
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Providence St. Peter Hospital
413 Lilly Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98506
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