James Murphy


James G. Murphy, MD, is a former Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. He served 25 years on active duty as a physician with the US Navy, 12 years as a contract pediatrician with the US Navy and 6 years as a Government Service Medical Officer with the Navy in San Diego, CA, until retiring from government service on 9-30-13. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a Fellow of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, President of the San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition, served one year on the Governing Council of the International Affiliation of Tongue Tie Professionals, is a member of the International Lactation Consultants Association and an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant since 2009. Dr. Murphy began performing lingual frenulotomies in Oct 2003 and has performed over 3000 of these procedures to date including posterior sub-mucosal fibrous bands. He has also performed over 600 upper lip frenotomies using sterile scissors. He is the owner of Breastfeeding Fixers, which opened its doors in April 2014.