Murphy Watson Burr Surgery Center is an outpatient facility that was established in 1985 by Dr. James Murphy. The Surgery Center received HFAP (Health Facilities Accreditation Program) Accreditation, in 2010. HFAP inspects, surveys and accredits centers that are able to comply with the highest national patient care standards. Murphy Watson Burr Surgery Center has held continuous HFAP accreditation since 2010, attesting to its commitment to excellent service. Additionally, the surgery center is Medicare Certified and state licensed
Since the opening of Murphy Watson Burr Surgery Center, patients have been enthusiastic about being able to have their surgery performed outside the hospital! Our patients appreciate the efficiency of the surgery center and the friendly staff. Modern advances in cataract surgery and other ocular procedures have made hospitalization generally unnecessary. For example, with “no stitch” cataract surgery, most patients are back to normal activities within a few days, already seeing well, and usually are able to have a new eyeglass prescription if necessary within a couple of weeks. The 1,400 plus annual surgeries performed at Murphy Watson Burr Surgery Center include surgery for cataracts, glaucoma and retinal disorders.
Dr. Scott Murphy additionally specializes in Oculoplastics which includes eye lid surgery for droopy eye lids, incomplete eyelid closure and tear drainage obstruction.
Located at 5202 Faraon Street in St. Joseph Missouri, our Surgery Center is in the lower level of our main clinical office. This not only helps put our patients at ease, but also enhances their continuity and quality of care. The doctors appreciate using the Center because of its state-of-the-art equipment, efficiency and convenience.
If you have any questions about Murphy Watson Burr Surgery Center or the advantages of outpatient surgery, please ask one of our doctors or staff members. We are committed to giving our patients personal attention, high quality service and offering them the latest in eye surgical techniques. We look forward to helping you!