Franciscan Rheumatology Associates at St. Clare

11311 Bridgeport Way S.W. Suite 214 Lakewood, WA 98499

Phone: 253-985-6490
Fax: 253-985-6488

Franciscan Rheumatology Associates - Gig Harbor

4700 Pt. Fosdick Drive N.W. Suite 111 Gig Harbor, WA 98335

Phone: 253-985-6490
Fax: 253-985-6488

Franciscan Rheumatology Associates at St. Joseph

1608 S. J St. 4th Floor Tacoma, WA 98405

Phone: 253-274-7504
Fax: 253-274-7897

Laura Murphy, PA-C

Laura A. Murphy, PA-C is a certified physician assistant offering care to rheumatology patients under the direction of a physician. Common conditions she treats include lupus, osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Laura is committed to helping her patients improve and maintain function, including the ability to accomplish the activities of daily life and to continue to do the things they love. Each patient’s quality of life and general well-being are foremost in her mind as she works with each patient to develop a plan of care.

Laura is a member of the Washington Academy of Physician Assistants and the Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals.

Hospital: • St. Clare Hospital, Lakewood
Interests: • Amyloidosis
• Back & Neck Disorders
• Giant Cell Arteritis
• Lupus
• Osteoporosis
• Rheumatoid Arthritis
• Scleroderma
• Systemic Lupus
• Vasculitis
Medical School:University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Tx


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