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Forrest Murphy, MD, FACS


  • Cataracts
  • Dry Eyes
  • Glaucoma

Office Locations

Acuity Eye Group - La Quinta
47-474 Washington St
La Quinta, CA 92253

Acuity Eye Group - Palm Desert
44139 Monterey Ave.
Suite A
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Dr. Forrest Murphy received his medical degree from University of Kansas School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 35 years. He specializes in topical refractive cataract surgery, glaucoma, and LASIK. For much of his career, Dr. Murphy was on the teaching staff at the University of California, San Diego and lectured at the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons.


  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Kansas, Kansas City 
  • Residency, Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City

Professional Affiliations and Awards

  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Diplomat, American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow of the International College of Surgeons
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • California Medical Association 

Personal Hobbies

  • Piano
  • Golf
  • Exercise

Languages Spoken

  • English