Dr. Robert P. Murphy , MD

Ophthalmology

(703) 698-9335

The Retina Group Of Washington
8505 Arlington Blvd Ste 300
Fairfax, VA 22031

Overview

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.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 51 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and Chinese

Education & Training

Medical School: NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY THE FEINBERG SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Graduation Date: in 1969

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • George Washington University Hospital
  • Prince George's Hospital Center
  • Virginia Hospital Center
  • Medstar Washington Hospital Center
  • Howard University Hospital
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
  • Inova Alexandria Hospital
  • Inova Fairfax Medical Campus
  • Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center

Specialties: Ophthalmology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Innovation Health Leap
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna VA Signature Gold HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • Anthem Pathway X Tiered Hospital and Dental Prime MRF
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice HMO
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • 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 Optimum Choice Preferred POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Murphy's Office Information

Fax: (703) 320-7003
Website: rgw.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sun-

Doctor Murphy's Other Office Information

The Retina Group Of Washington
5454 Wisconsin Ave Ste 650
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 656-8100

Fax:(301) 165-2295
Website:rgw.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-3:15 PM
Tue8:00 AM-3:15 PM
Wed8:00 AM-3:15 PM
Thu8:00 AM-3:15 PM
Fri8:00 AM-3:15 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
3800 Reservoir Rd Nw
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 444-2000

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

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