Dr Murphy is a Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgeon holding appointments at the Blackrock Clinic in Dublin, and at the Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Dublin.
Dr Murphy qualified from Trinity College Dublin in 1999 with honours in surgery. After completing an Internship in Tallaght Hospital, she completed her basic Surgical Training (RCSI BST) in 2002 and pursued a career in Plastic Surgery.
Dr Murphy completed her first post as Senior House Officer in St James’s Hospital and Crumlin and went on to complete a Masters Degree and Thesis through Trinity College while in Vancouver, Canada studying neovascularisation (formation of new blood vessels) in the British Columbia Cancer Research Centre, and was awarded the Postgraduate Edward Hallaran Bennett Medal and fellowship through Trinity during this tenure.
On her return to Ireland Dr Murphy was appointed to the Higher Training Programme in Plastic Surgery (RCSI) in 2005. She then went on to complete the FRCS (Plast) examination (Intercollegiate Examination) and finished her training with a Fellowship in Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery in Sydney, Australia where she trained in skin cancer reconstruction as well as the latest techniques in plastic surgery including short scar surgery of the breast, face and abdomen.
Dr Murphy has a strong academic interest and has published extensively and presented work at both national and international levels. In addition to private practice she remains committed to the public hospital system with clinical and teaching roles.