Dr. Alma Irma Murphy MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Alma Murphy is an ophthalmologist in Tucson, Arizona. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital and TMC Healthcare. She received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Murphy accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 45 doctors at Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital and one of 17 at TMC Healthcare who specialize in Ophthalmology. She also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish, French and Italian.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology, Anterior Segment Related, Cataract Related, Glaucoma Related

Clinical Interests: Macular degeneration, Dry eye syndrome, Cataract, Diabetes, Glaucoma, Cataract surgery, glaucoma, dry eye, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, secondary cataract

Education & Medical Training

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1979

Yale University, Waterbury Hospital
Other Training, Internal Medicine, 1979 - 1980

University of California at San Francisco
Other Training, Ophthalmology, 1980 - 1983

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Other Training, Life Sciences, 1971 - 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 30 years in Ophthalmology

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Spontaneous release of retinal traction due to subretinal strands.
Murphy, A. I., Irvine, A. R.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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