Dr. Joseph A. Morris, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 53

2800 Pierce St Ste 101
Sioux City, IA 51104
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Dr. Morris:

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Dr. Morris' Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Mercy Medical Center - Sioux City
801 5th Street Box Suite 316b
Sioux City, IA 51101
Saint Lukes Regional Medical Center
2720 Stone Parks Boulevard
Sioux City, IA 51104

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Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Morris

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Tri-State Specialists LLP
Tri-State Specialists LLP
2800 Pierce St Ste 101
Sioux City, IA 51104
SIOUXLAND ORTHOPEDICS & SPORT MEDICINE
SIOUXLAND ORTHOPEDICS & SPORT MEDICINE
2800 Pierce St Ste 101
Sioux City, IA 51104
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    Dr. Morris' Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Adrenalectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Colectomy
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Removal, Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
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    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Varicose Vein Procedures
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    2
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Atresia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
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    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
    • Vulvar Cancer
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    3

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    University Nebr Mc
    Complete in 1987

    Residency Hospital

    University Nebr Mc
    Complete in 1991
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Morris & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Morris' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Morris has admitting privileges:

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    • Mercy Medical Center - Sioux City

    • Saint Lukes Regional Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Morris

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    national average

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    12 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 11 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Morris
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    13 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    13 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    13 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    13 responses
    below
    national average

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    Is Dr. Morris accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

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    • Planned Administration Inc
    • Principal Life
    • Thrivent Financial
    • Tricare
    • TriWest Champus
    • United Healthcare
    • Wellmark
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    Office Locations

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    Tri-State Specialists LLP
    2800 Pierce St Ste 101
    Sioux City, IA 51104
    (712) 255-9400 (Office)
    B
    SIOUXLAND ORTHOPEDICS & SPORT MEDICINE
    2800 Pierce St Ste 101
    Sioux City, IA 51104
    (712) 279-3637 (Office)
    (712) 279-3849 (Fax)
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