James E. Murphy, M.D., F.A.C.S., A.M.M.

Northern Nevada Plastic Surgery

10401 Double R Boulevard

(775) 322-3446




 Board Certified Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgeon
– Reno, Lake Tahoe, and Northern Nevada

We consider it to be our professional and personal obligation to attend to the emotional and physical needs of our patients from the first consultation until the last post-operative examination. We believe that caring comes first!

About Dr. Murphy

For over twelve years, Dr. Murphy has been providing his patients with surgical excellence in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. Dr. Murphy was born and raised in Reno. Dr. Murphy received his medical degree from the University of  Nevada School of Medicine. He went on to complete his general surgery training at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. He received his plastic surgery training at Wake Forest University at Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina. Dr. Murphy is a board certified plastic surgeon with the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. (READ MORE)


Dr. Murphy specializes in breast surgery, providing superior results in both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the breast. He performs more breast augmentations than any other surgery, or any other surgeon. He provides a wide array of other cosmetic surgeries including: liposuction, abdominoplasty or tummy tuck, facial rejuvenation, laser resurfacing, eyelid surgery, rhinoplasty or nose job, ear surgery/pinning, and post-bariatric surgery. Please visit our website for his before and after photo gallery, a photo is worth a thousandwords. More before and after pictures are available in the office

Dr. Murphy also maintains an active reconstructive practice. He performs the majority of cleft lip and palate surgeries in Northern Nevada and is an expert in facial reconstruction for patients injured in accidents. Dr. Murphy does breast reconstruction surgery for breast cancer patients.


Medical Education: University of Nevada School of Medicine
General Surgery Residency: Swedish Medical Center; Seattle, Washington
Plastic Surgery Residency: Wake Forest University/Baptist Medical Center; Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Board Certified: American Board of Plastic Surgery
Hospital Affiliations: Renown and Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center

Medical Societies:
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
Nevada Medical Society
Reno Surgical Society
Washoe County Medical Society

Specializing in the following Procedures


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The staff at Northern Nevada Plastic Surgery is committed to providing the very finest in Cosmetic Surgery available today. We believe cosmetic surgery involves spiritual as well as physical wellbeing. We take the time to listen to our patients' needs and fears and to provide answers to any questions they may have. It is our goal in surgery to improve and enhance the appearance of our patients, producing a youthful, natural look without seeming artificial. Our past successes reflect our skill.  Visit our Center

Contact Our Plastic Surgeons - Northern Nevada Plastic Surgery Associates

We invite you to call our Reno plastic surgery office at 775-322-3446 for more information or to schedule a personal consultation with Dr. James E. Murphy, board certified plastic surgeon.