Get to Know Our State-of-the-Art Plastic Surgery Practice in Reno

Dr. James E. Murphy's modern plastic surgery practice is a relaxing and inviting environment where artistry meets expertise. By combining compassionate care, established techniques, and advanced technology, we strive to meet your unique goals. At Murphy Plastic Surgery and Medical Spa, we offer a full spectrum of surgical and nonsurgical treatments. Dr. Murphy and his team will take the time to answer your questions and learn about your cosmetic and restorative goals. Patients travel from around the country to visit our plastic surgery practice in Reno. To schedule your first appointment, contact our office today.

Meet Dr. James E. Murphy

Cosmetic, Hand, Plastic, & Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Murphy — Plastic Surgery Practice in Reno, NV
MEDICAL EDUCATION: University of Nevada School of Medicine

GENERAL SURGERY RESIDENCY:Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington

Wake Forest University / Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

American Board of Plastic Surgery

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS: Renown Medical Center, Renown South Meadows, Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Age Medicine Management, Cenegenics Foundation
  • Reno Surgical Society
  • Washoe County Medical Society
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Arm Lift
  • Breast Implants
  • Breast Lift
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Cellulaze Cellulite Laser
  • Chin Enhancement
  • Cleft Lip / Palate Surgery
  • Ear Pinning Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Face Lift
  • Forehead Lift
  • CO2 Laser Resurfacing
  • Picosure Tattoo Removal
  • Liposuction
  • Smart Lipo Laser Liposuction
  • Ultherapy
  • Precision Tx for Sweating
Dr. Murphy was born and raised in Reno, Nevada. For over seventeen 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. 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.

“The entire staff at Murphy Plastic Surgery is committed to providing the very finest in Cosmetic Surgery available today. We take the time to listen to our patients’ needs and fears and try to provide the answers to any questions they may have. It is our goal in surgery to improve and enhance the appearance of our patients, producing a youthful, natural look. We consider it to be our professional and personal obligation to attend to the emotional and physical needs of our patients from the first consultation until the last post-operative examination."

Meet Our Team

At Murphy Plastic Surgery and Medical Spa, our outstanding team is the backbone of our practice. Each member of our staff is patient and friendly. We put your needs and goals above everything else, and we will take the time to answer all your questions. Our nurses and estheticians are the best of the best. Thanks to their impressive experience and skill, they offer a number of injectable and laser skin treatments with consistently great results. Everyone in the office is familiar with the latest technology to provide you with efficient and effective care.
Our Team — Plastic Surgery Practice in Reno, NV
At Murphy Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa, our outstanding team is the backbone of our practice.

Our Facilities

Our beautiful office was designed to create a peaceful, soothing environment. The comfortably furnished waiting area has a fireplace and waterfall feature to help you relax before your appointment. Our one-story building is also designed for your convenience, with handicapped access and plenty of free parking. We are open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Our estheticians are also available on Saturdays by appointment.

All of our surgical procedures take place at a local hospital. By using these facilities, Dr. Murphy can ensure the highest level of safety. Many of our patients travel long distances to see Dr. Murphy. For the convenience of our out-of-town patients, we also work with a hotel just down the street.
Our Facilities — Plastic Surgery Practice in Reno, NV

Financing Options

Many of our procedures, such as reconstructive surgery, may be covered by insurance. Our office team will file your claim and help you get the most coverage possible. Because elective cosmetic procedures typically are not covered by insurance, we also offer several flexible financing options such as CareCredit℠ and™. If you need to finance your care, our team can explain more about these options and help you determine the right plan for your needs.

Schedule an Appointment Today

Whether you are seeking major reconstructive surgery, a cosmetic enhancement, or a nonsurgical skin treatment, we are ready to help you look and feel your best. Contact Murphy Plastic Surgery and Medical Spa to schedule your first appointment.