Dr. Murphy was born and raised in Reno, Nevada. For over nineteen years, Dr. Murphy has been providing his patients with surgical excellence in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. Dr. Murphy currently has one of the busiest and most respected cosmetic and reconstructive practices in Northern Nevada. After graduating from Reno High School, Dr. Murphy chose University of
Nevada Reno for his undergraduate education and continued into the University
School of Medicine. He served as a US Naval Reservist and spent two years as a
medical corpsman during Desert Storm. He completed five years
of General Surgery Residency at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. He went on to complete two years of Plastic
Surgery Residency at Wake Forest University School of Medicine/Bowman Gray in
North Carolina. Dr. Murphy studied under Dr. Louis Argenta, a specialist
in craniofacial deformity microsurgery. Following his extensive training
Dr. Murphy returned to Reno to build a thriving Plastic Surgery Practice as
well as starting a family of his own. Dr. Murphy strives to give back to the
community he was raised in by giving his time, training and expertise to the
Cleft Palate Clinic at UNR, where he is an Associate Professor, and repairing
the cranial facial abnormalities of the babies in and around our area. Dr. Murphy’s easy-going bedside manner allows his patients to feel at ease enough to relay their desires and ask any questions about the procedures. Dr. Murphy takes the time to listen to his patients, discuss their concerns and options, and alleviate any fears about cosmetic surgery. Dr. Murphy definitely takes the time needed in surgery, to achieve the best results possible for his patients.
Dr. Murphy 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, and twice the national average of breast surgeries, according to the ASPS. Dr. Murphy also maintains an active reconstructive practice. He performs the majority of cleft lip and palate surgeries in Northern Nevada and is an expert in facial reconstruction for patients injured in accidents.