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Michael E. Morris, MD
4.6 out of 5 stars
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Areas 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 Interests
Arthroscopic surgery, knee ligament reconstruction, shoulder arthroscopy and reconstruction
Personal Information
When not busy with his medical practice, Dr. Morris enjoys spending time with his wife and four children.
Clinical Experience
Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Knee & Shoulder Reconstruction, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Board Certifications
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery,
Education and Professional Achievements
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
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.
Patient Ratings and Comments
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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September 2017
I am an RN and you don´t find doctors like Dr Morris very often anymore. In the past he has taken care of my daughter and husband and now me. He is empathetic, kind, knowledgable and truly has made us feel like family. I find it humbling that the top orthopedic surgeon for the Seattle Sounders will take the time to treat me as if I am just as important as one of their players. Knee surgery is never fun but to trust your surgeon implicitly, as they say... priceless!
September 2017
Dr. Morris is very friendly and instills trust as an experienced provider.
August 2017
Dr. Morris has provided me with excellent care for many years, 3 surgeries, and now care for my aging joints. Dr. Morris is an amazing care provider both in expertise and kindness.
August 2017
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
have already recommended Dr. Morris to friend with similar injury
March 2017
Dr. Morris is a pro!
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!