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Michael E. Morris, MD
Michael E. Morris, MD
Would recommend provider
4.6 out of 5 stars

87 Patient Ratings

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Sports Medicine
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center


Hospital & Seattle Medical Center  (206) 341-3000

Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Knee & Shoulder Reconstruction, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Board Certifications
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery,

Joined Virginia Mason - January 1987

Patient Ratings
All ratings are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Ratings are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. Learn about the ratings.

Would recommend provider
4.6 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
4.7 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
4.6 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
4.6 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
4.6 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
4.4 out of 5 stars

Patient Comments
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July 2017
Dr. Morris is so good. VM is lucky to have him.

July 2017
We were on a very ______ schedule - oncology clinic manager, doctor and staff were very accommodating - cannot expressed enough how thoughtful everyone was to meet our schedule.

July 2017
Dr. Morris was friendly, concerned & attentive. Gave thorough explanation of injury & what I needed to do to help with healing process.

June 2017
I feel confident with my care in his hand, and that´s saying a lot considering how suspicious and distrusting I am.

May 2017
I have always received wonderful care from Dr. Michael Morris

March 2017
Dr. Morris is a pro!

March 2017
have already recommended Dr. Morris to friend with similar injury

March 2017
I got all my questions answered with detail Dr Morris wasn´t rushed and he spent a good amount of time with us.

February 2017
Dr. Morris provided excellent experience for my 1st surgery. He explained everything in terms I could understand & assured me about the procedure. He & his staff show professionalism & service greater than expected. I didn´t feel like a number passing through. #9. Plus!

January 2017
Dr. was kind, clearly communicated and again had a good personality. I felt he gave me as much time as I needed for the appointment.

January 2017
I LOVED Dr. Morris.

January 2017
Dr. Morris is a knowledgeable and thoughtful care provider, who provides solid advice and excellent treatment regarding my health concerns.

December 2016
No communication. No explanations no information, indifferent!!

November 2016
He was great, explained my problem gave me options & took care of the solution I was very pleased.

October 2016
Very kind, helpful provider - took the time to explain the issue and carefully describe treatment options.

August 2016
Everyone was great and very professional!

July 2016
I had only about 10-15 min max w/ Dr. Morris and it would have been less if I didn´t ask as many questions. I felt that he didn´t think anything was wrong w/me and wanted to push me back out.

June 2016
Dr. Morris is awesome in all aspects - Professionalism knowledge & personality.

May 2016
Very satisfied.

May 2016
Excellent care.

April 2016
Good experience.

April 2016
Michael Morris is the man!

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Areas(s) of Expertise
Arthroscopy of the knee and shoulder
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction
Reconstructive surgery of the shoulder for instability (dislocations)
Rotator cuff surgery

Special Interest(s)
Arthroscopic surgery, knee ligament reconstruction, shoulder arthroscopy and reconstruction

University of California, Irvine, 1981

Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, 1982

Orthopedics, University of Washington, Seattle, 1986

Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Kevlan Jobe Clinic, Inglewood, Calif., 1987

Personal Information
When not busy with his medical practice, Dr. Morris enjoys spending time with his wife and four children.

On Patients
"Caring for patients and practicing medicine is a special privilege."

On Specialty
"Orthopedics gives me the opportunity to help patients with restoring function and therefore improving the quality of their lives."

On Virginia Mason
"Virginia Mason gives me the opportunity to practice orthopedics in a close, collaborative relationship with other physicians."

Professional Activities and Awards

Dr. Morris is the head orthopedic team physician for the Seattle Sounders.

  • Voted one of Seattle's Top Doctors by both Seattle Metropolitan and Seattle Magazine in 2009.
  • Voted one of Seattle’s Top Doctors by Seattle Met magazine in 2010.

Curriculum Vitae
Michael E. Morris, MD - Curriculum Vitae

Recent Journal Articles and Abstracts

  • Complex fractures of the proximal humerus: role of CT in treatment.
  • Electromyographic analysis of elbow function in tennis players.
  • Links to Other Sites

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons