A Professional and Friendly Cosmetic Surgery Practice

Photo of James E. Murphy, M.D. and his staff
Let us introduce our office staff.  We get so many compliments on the personal service we give,  here is our team.

James E. Murphy MD, FACS

Our famous plastic surgeon and leader. James E. Murphy, M.D. specializes in breast surgery, providing superior results in both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the breast. He performs more breast augmentations than any other surgery. James E. Murphy, M.D. currently has one of the busiest and most respected cosmetic and reconstructive practices. James E. Murphy, M.D.’s easy-going bedside manner allows his patients to feel at ease enough to relay their desires and ask any questions about the procedures.

James E. Murphy MD, FACS

Tracy- RN, Administrator

Tracy, RN, Administrator,  James E. Murphy, M.D.’s wife, Tracy started injecting for the office in 2005. She has been a registered nurse since 1986.  She performs all of the injectable facial aesthetics such as neurotoxins and facial fillers, and is trained on all devices and lasers in the office. Tracy likes to be involved with community events, donates to a variety of fundraisers, and loves animals. Dr. Murphy and Tracy are native Nevadan's and have two sons. 


Melissa- Office Manager

Melissa is our Office Administrator at Murphy Plastic Surgery and Medical Spa. In 2021, she graduated with her MBA in Healthcare Management beginning her journey with Murphy Plastic Surgery in 2022. Before that, she spent 20 years as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant working in various settings within healthcare. Melissa has expertise in patient care, medical office coordination, and business operations. Murphy Plastic Surgery and Medical Spa will continue its commitment to excellence with Melissa’s help.

Tatum- Licensed Medical Aesthetician

Tatum has been a licensed Medical Aesthetician for 5 years. She preforms all of our advanced skin care treatments and laser services including tattoo removal and skin resurfacing. Tatum is extremely knowledgeable in treating sun damage, skin laxity, acne and a variety of other skin concerns. She highly values continuing education and pushing her skills and knowledge to better her patient outcomes and results. She was born and raised in Reno, NV and enjoys staying active and healthy!


Corrine King- Licensed Cosmetologist/Mater Lash Tech

Corrine joined our team at Murphy Plastic Surgery to extend her range of skills into the medical aesthetics world. Corrine is a Licensed Cosmetologist for 10 years, and a Master Eyelash Technician for 7 years. Her passion for beauty started as a professional make-up artist, 13 years ago, making women and brides feel beautiful. The most recent addition to her menu of services is Cosmetic Tattooing of the lips, eyeliner and brows. Corrine was born and raised in Carson City, NV.


Meghan- Patient Care Coordinator

Meghan is our patient care coordinator. She has been with us since 2005. Meghan is very professional with our patients. She prides herself on her personal relationships with each patient, and directing them from start to finish through each individual procedure. From the first appointment through the surgery process, Meghan is very knowledgeable about  James E. Murphy, M.D.’s routine, pre and post-op care, and the actual surgery procedures. 


Berta- Medical Assistant

Berta is one of our caring Certified Medical Assistants.  You will see her assisting with care, organization, and procedures in the back office.  Berta has held a Certification in Medical Assisting since 2019 from Milan Institute.  She has been a great addition to Murphy Plastic Surgery and Medical Spa since 2022.  Her knowledge base continues to grow allowing the Practice to stay committed to excellence.

Dr. James Murphy

Murphy Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa

Dr. James Murphy is a highly trained, board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon who has been in practice 25 years. He serves patients throughout Reno and Lake Tahoe and is affiliated with several prestigious organizations, including: 

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons 
  • American College of Surgeons 
  • American Medical Association 
  • Reno Surgical Society

Schedule your consultation today by contacting us online or call (775) 322-3446. Se habla español. If you would like to text us during business hours, we can respond via text to you. You can also send pictures to us with questions.

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