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About Dr. Robert P Murphy MD
Dr. Robert P Murphy, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Washington, DC, with other offices in Chevy Chase, MD and Fairfax, VA (and 1 other location). He has 50 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. He speaks English.
Dr. Robert P Murphy has 4 locations
3800 Reservoir Rd NW
Washington, DC 20007
5454 Wisconsin Ave Ste 1540
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
8505 Arlington Blvd Ste 300
Fairfax, VA 22031
660 Pennsylvania Ave SE Ste 200
Washington, DC 20003
Dr. Robert P Murphy has the following 1 specialty
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.
Dr. Robert P Murphy has the following 11 expertise
- Eye Exam
- Vision Issues
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Retinal Disorders
- Lasik Surgery
- Eye Pain
- Retina Surgery
- Macular Degeneration
Dr. Robert P Murphy is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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50 Years Experience
Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1969
Medical College Of Wisconsin
Dr. Robert P Murphy Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Select
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
- Anthem KeyCare PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
- CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
- CareFirst Maryland POS
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry - Bon Secours Tier 2
- Coventry - Southside Tier 2
- Coventry DE PPO
- Coventry Southern Health PPO
- Coventry Virginia - HMO
- First Health PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. Robert P Murphy
Following his graduation from St. Louis University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry, Dr. Murphy attended Northwestern University Medical School where he earned a Doctor of Medicine degree. His post-doctoral training went on to include an internship at Milwaukee County General Hospital, a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California at Irvine, and a residency in Ophthalmology at Stanford University Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship at The Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins’ Retinal Vascular Center and Vitreo-Retinal Service. He also served as a Captain in the Medical Corps following his internship. Dr. Murphy is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is licensed to practice in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. He has served on more than 20 domestic and international committees and boards and belongs to more than a dozen professional societies and organizations. A frequent contributor to the scientific body of knowledge through his own writings and reviews, Dr. Murphy has also been very active in research. He has served as a scientific journal reviewer for Archives of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology, Retina and The American Journal of Ophthalmology, and is on the editorial board of Lasers and Light in Ophthalmology. His considerable body of work includes more than a dozen grants and contracts from organizations such as the National Institutes of Health and the American Diabetes Association. Dr. Murphy has edited three books, been published in “Letters to the Editor” in multiple scientific journals, co-authored a teaching module, produced 10 audiovisual presentations and made over 150 contributions to scientific publications. He has been honored throughout his career, having received a Senior Honor Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology and appeared in Who’s Who in Medicine.
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