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Andrea Murphy, APRN, ANP-BC

4.8 /5
70 surveys


Hartford HealthCare Medical Group


Headache Medicine < Accepting new patients for this specialty

Areas of Interest

Botox, Headache, Holistic Non-pharmacological Treatments of Headaches, Menstrual Migraines, Migraine During Pregnancy, Nerve Blocks

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Office Locations

  • The Ayer Neuroscience Institute Headache Center

    65 Memorial Road
    Suite 508
    West Hartford, CT 06107
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    Phone: 860.696.2925
    Fax: 860.696.2926


Andrea Murphy is a nationally board-certified Adult Primary Nurse Practitioner with extensive experience in headache diagnosis, treatment and management. She works in the Hartford Healthcare Headache Center independently as one of our advanced headache providers.

After receiving her Bachelor’s in Nursing with a minor in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, she worked as a registered nurse at Hartford Hospital in general surgery. Andrea then went on to graduate with her Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of Connecticut and practiced in advanced heart failure and transplant. From her diverse background in internal medicine, she applies a unique patient centered approach where each person with headache is seen as an individual and offered a tailored treatment plan.

Andrea has extensive expertise and training in procedural interventions including nerve blocks, trigger point injections and Botox administration for the treatment of headache. She has also played an integral role through our multidisciplinary headache council to develop the country’s first Headache & Hormone Clinic and Headache & Pregnancy Clinic. A frequent invited lecturer throughout the community including statewide medical conferences on the evaluation and treatment of headache, Andrea also serves on a medical advisory board for a company who treats migraine. She has experience in research and innovation through participating as a sub-investigator in clinical trials being conducted at our center and was involved in one of the largest studies conducted in the world on treating status migrainosus (a complication of migraine where attacks last 3 or more consecutive days) which was funded by the Migraine Research Foundation. Furthermore, Andrea was featured as one of the first healthcare providers to pilot virtual medicine technology at Hartford Healthcare. She has a deep commitment to medical education and works to educate colleagues, medical residents and advanced provider students, and patients in the approach to Headache Medicine.

Areas of clinical interest include holistic non-pharmacological treatments of headache, migraine during pregnancy, and menstrual related migraine.



  • University of Massachusetts BSN

Graduate School

  • University of Connecticut 2012 MSN

Professional Organizations

Headache Cooperative of New England, Member
American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Member
American Headache Society, Member
Connecticut APRN Society, Member


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Insurance Accepted*

Aetna, Anthem, BCBS Medicare, CarePartners of Connecticut, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, First Health Group Corp., Focus, Harvard Pilgrim, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Health New England, Healthy Connecticut, HMC/ Northeast Healthcare, Medspan Commercial, Medspan Medicare, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, Oxford Health Plans, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, United Healthcare, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc.

*This information is subject to change at any time. Please check with your insurance provider before scheduling your appointment or receiving services to confirm they are a participating member of the Hartford HealthCare network.

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