Dr. Lori Murphy



Lori M. Murphy, M.D.

Board Certified Ophthalmologist, Surgeon, and BOTOX Specialist

Dr. Murphy was born and raised in Houston, TX.  After graduating from Clear Lake High School, she attended The University of Texas at Austin where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and then completed her medical degree at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

With a deep appreciation for the gift of vision, she decided to pursue an ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.  Throughout this training, she learned that a good relationship with her patients is fundamental to providing high quality health care.  Dr. Murphy firmly believes taking time to educate patients on their eye conditions and to discuss prevention and management is essential to providing patients with a great experience.

She is available for routine eye exams and for the evaluation of many general eye conditions including cataracts, glaucoma, and retinal diseases. Her surgical interests include cataract surgery, pterygium excision, and basic plastic procedures.

Dr. Murphy enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.  Her hobbies are centered around her love for the outdoors and exercise which includes:  hiking, biking, kayaking, and kickboxing.

Educational Background

  • Undergraduate Studies: University of Texas at Austin; Bachelor of Science Chemical Engineering with High Honors (2004)
  • Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston – with High Honors, Alpha Omega Alpha (2009)
  • Internship: University of Texas Southwestern –Transitional Program; Austin, TX (2010)
  • Residency in Ophthalmology: University of Texas Health Science Center; San Antonio, TX (2013)

Current Professional Status

  • Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology

Memberships & Societies

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Ophthalmological Association
  • Travis County Medical Society
  • Alpha Omega Alpha