Dr. Walter Murphy, DDS

Dr. Walter Murphy, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
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Dr. Walter Murphy, DDS is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Mechanicsville, VA. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Dentistry and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery.Read his story

7009 Lee Park Rd

Mechanicsville, VA 23111

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • Dominion Insurance
  • Guardian
  • 3 More

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Dr. Murphy's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Murphy "Dr. Murphy was born in Augusta, Georgia, and grew up in Martinsville, Virginia, and Hamm, Germany. He graduated with a B.A. in Chemistry, Minor in Biology from the University of Virginia. He received his DDS from the Medical College of Virginia with honors. He completed his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Medical College of Virginia, and began practice in the Richmond area in 1990. Dr. Murphy is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, certified since 1992. Dr. Murphy and his wife, Mary Stewart, have three children and enjoy travel, sailing, and following the children's activities. Dr. Murphy will meet with you for an initial consultation. During that time, he will advise you of the most appropriate treatment options based upon his examination, x-rays and your dentist's referral. He will explain the surgical procedure to you in detail during this visit and answer any questions you may have. He has had many years of clinical and surgical experience and can handle the most delicate surgical procedures with ease and efficiency. Dr. Murphy also has had extensive anesthesia training which enables him to offer a variety of techniques including local anesthesia, nitrous oxide, intravenous sedation and general anesthesia."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Murphy "Our mission is to provide you with the highest quality of care with complete comfort and satisfaction. We pledge to provide the finest personal service and facilities for our patients who will always enjoy a warm, relaxed and comfortable environment. We recognize that every patient has unique wants and needs, and it is our highest priority to provide individualized care for every patient."

Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Toothache


  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anesthesia
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Grafting
  • Dental Implant
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • General Anesthesia
  • IV Sedation
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Teeth Extraction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • University Of Virginia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Dentistry
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Murphy has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Murphy's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Murphy to family and friends
based on 8 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. Murphy's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Ashland, VA |
I had to have one of my wisdom teeth pulled and I was concerned about the recovery. I didn't want the dreaded dry socket. They were great in helping to relax with the procedure and with the healing process. Best of all no dry socket! Great staff and great doctor. Highly recommend.
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Richmond, VA |
I have a horrible fear of dentists, but Dr Murphy and his staff put me right at ease! They made the whole experience so easy for me and I'm not even apprehensive about my surgery anymore! Thank you!
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Richmond, VA |
Kind and Caring Oral Surgeon. The staff are helpful and friendly. Dr. Murphy took the time to thoroughly explain the treatment that I needed.
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Mechanicsville, VA |
My son was scheduled for surgery for over a month. We showed up at our correct time & date only to be told he was never scheduled. We both took off of work, he fasted all night, I drugged him with the Valium they prescribed. No effort was made to accommodate us, even though they screwed up. I'm...more
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We are so sorry that you did not have a good experience. This is truly not the customer service that our office wishes to provide to our patients. It was a scheduling mistake completely on our part and we do...more
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in Dunnsville |
Staff was very professional and kind. Dr. Murphy has an excellent bedside manner & takes all the time you need to explain procedures. I would highly recommend to anyone looking for an oral surgeon.
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Dr. Murphy accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Regional Preferred Dental PPO
    Regional Traditional Dental
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
    Delta Dental PPO
    Delta Dental Premier
  • Dental Network of America
    Dental Network of America DPPO
  • Dominion Insurance
    Dental PPO
  • Guardian
    DentalGuard Preferred
  • MetLife
    MetLife PDP
  • Principal Financial Group
    Dental PPO
  • United Concordia
    Advantage Plus PPO
    National Fee-for-Service

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