Dr. Denise Morita, MD

Dr. Denise Morita, MD

Pediatric Neurology | Female | 45 years old

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My mission is to offer the highest quality pediatric neurology care, with an emphasis on easy access and availability, in a location convenient to patients and their families. To me, the highest quality medical care is up to date and tailored to individuals. Easy access means that same day clinic appointments are available to address urgent circumstances, and messages from patients and providers are returned promptly. Our convenient clinic location at Granger Parkway Clinic in Riverton, Utah, allows families to get the best neurological care for their children near home. It is a privilege to care for patients and their families, to work closely with colleagues and to continuously work towards Exceptional Care, One Patient at a Time.Read more

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Dr. Morita's Care Philosophy

My mission is to offer the highest quality pediatric neurology care, with an emphasis on easy access and availability, in a location convenient to patients and their families. To me, the highest quality medical care is up to date and tailored to individuals. Easy access means that same day clinic appointments are available to address urgent circumstances, and messages from patients and providers are returned promptly. Our convenient clinic location at Granger Parkway Clinic in Riverton, Utah, allows families to get the best neurological care for their children near home. It is a privilege to care for patients and their families, to work closely with colleagues and to continuously work towards Exceptional Care, One Patient at a Time.

Dr. Morita says...

Dr Morita is a pediatric neurologist. She sees infants, children and adolescents from birth to early adulthood for evaluation and treatment of neurological disorders. These include: headaches, seizures, movement disorders, developmental delay, brain malformations, neurodegenerative disorders, genetic syndromes and many others.

Dr. Morita's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
  •  Board certified in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  •  Malpractice claims in Utah not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Angelman Syndrome
  • Ataxia
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Cyanosis or Cyanotic Spells in Children
  • Developmental Delay
  • Developmental Delay - Hypotonia Extremities Hypertrophy
  • Dizziness
  • Dravet Syndrome
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Friedreich's Ataxia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Genetic Diseases
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Microcephalus
  • Migraine
  • Movement Disorders
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Pediatric Chorea
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Schizencephaly
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sydenham Chorea
  • Syncope
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Tremor
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vertigo
  • Weakness

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Washington, Seattle

    Graduated in 2002

  • Internship Hospital
    Boise Va Med Ctr

    Completed in 2003

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Utah School Of Medicine

    Completed in 2007

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Washington

    Graduated in 1994

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology

Procedures Performed

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electroencephalogram
  • Management of VNS Devices for the Treatment of Epilepsy