Dr. James E. Murphy is Board Certified in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has over fifteen years experience practicing in the Reno, Tahoe area. 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