Brent A. Murphy, M.D.
Dr. Murphy is a double Board-certified surgeon who has practiced in the metro Atlanta area for more than 20 years. Originally recruited from academics at the University of South Alabama, he specializes in both cosmetic and reconstructive Oculofacial plastic surgery. In 2018, he decided to establish his own private practice in Sandy Springs.
Dr. Murphy attended college and medical school at the University of Kentucky graduating from both with honors. Following the completion of his residency in ophthalmology at the University of South Florida, Dr. Murphy completed a two-year fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive surgery while also serving on the clinical faculty at Vanderbilt University. He then joined the faculty of the University of South Alabama as assistant professor and Director of Ophthalmic Plastic and Orbital Surgery. After relocating to Atlanta in 1997, he attained board certification in facial cosmetic surgery by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. This subspecialty board is now the American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery, of which Dr. Murphy is a founding member.
Dr. Murphy is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Medical Association of Georgia and the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology. Dr. Murphy has privileges at Northside Hospital, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta-Scottish Rite, Emory-St. Joseph’s Hospital (consulting privileges) and Plastic Surgery Group of Atlanta.
Dr. Murphy is happily married to his wife Nichole. They have five grown children, two boys and three girls. They all enjoy spending time together boating at Lake Lanier on weekends. Both Dr. Murphy and his wife enjoy gardening and cooking. Other interests include travel, hiking and SEC sports; but particularly, Kentucky Wildcat basketball.