Dr. Richard Murray, O.D.
Dr. Richard Murray is a comprehensive optometrist who specializes in routine and problem-focused eye examinations, contact lens fittings, pediatric eye care, urgent eye care, and pre- and post-operative care. He is licensed for the practice of optometry by the state examining board of Idaho. He is a member of the Idaho Optometric Association and American Optometric Association.
Raised in Twin Falls, Idaho, Dr. Murray received an athletic scholarship to Boise State University straight out of high school. In 1983, he graduated with honors from Boise State University. Four years later, he received his doctorate in optometry from Pacific University. Dr. Murray also completed an internship at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Dr. Murray has provided free eye care in underserved countries including, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Dominican Republic and Haiti. He describes volunteer work as life changing and looks forward to future trips.
When not working, Dr. Murray can be found spending time with his wife and 5 children (3 of whom are now adults). Some of his favorite pastimes with his family include travelling and camping. And ever the adventurer, Dr. Murray recently participated in the Running with the Bulls in Spain.