Dr. Alma Murphy

Ophthalmology
Tucson, AZ
46 years experience female

Locations

Alma Murphy MD PC

Tucson, AZ

Address

490 N Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ, United States
Directions

Practice website

Fax

5203277470

Insurances accepted

Aetna

BlueCross BlueShield

Cigna

Health Net

Medicare

UnitedHealthcare

About

Bio

It is a wonderful privilege to be a doctor. I am grateful for the opportunity to improve patients' vision. In my free time,I enjoy sightseeing and hiking in our national parks with my husband.

Specialties
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Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

English, Italian

Doctor Q&A

59 Answers
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alma Murphy
46 years experience Ophthalmology
Dry : Dry eye is a common medical condition that results from an inadequate tear film. The normal tear film constantly coats the surface of the eye with mo ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Alma Murphy
46 years experience Ophthalmology
It : It would be unusual for a 25 year-old patient to have cataracts. Previous eye trauma, or previous heavy use of steroids can cause cataracts at a youn ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Alma Murphy
46 years experience Ophthalmology
You : You may have a blocked tear duct which will cause the eye to water. In the office, your ophthalmologist can perform a minor test, called a tear-duct ... Read More
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Testimonials
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Dec 16, 2012
Dr. Murphy and her staff have been very caring and professional with both my parents care. She performed cataract surgery on my father and for the first time in 40 years he is now seeing without the ...Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Murphy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Murphy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard Medical School
Graduated 1979MD

Medical/Graduate school

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Graduated 1975MD

Residency

UC San Francisco Medical Center at Parnassus

Residency

Waterbury Hospital

Residency

Yale University Affiliated Hospitals

Awards

Compassionate Doctor Recognition, Patients' Choice Rated & Awarded by Patients
Patients' Choice Award, Patients' Choice Rated & Awarded by Patients
Sigma Xi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Affiliations

American Academy of Ophthalmology
Pima County Medical Society
Tucson Society of Women Physicians
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