Dr. Denise Morita, MD

Dr. Denise Morita, MD

Pediatric Neurology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Denise Morita, MD is a pediatric neurology specialist in Riverton, UT and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from University of Washington, Seattle in 2002 and specializes in pediatric neurology.

1288 W 12700 S

Riverton, UT 84065

Contact Information

(801) 432-3000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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more than 86% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
more than 83% of peers
more than 73% of peers

Dr. Morita's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Morita "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."

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

38  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


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2  Procedures

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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • University of Washington
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University of Washington, Seattle
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Boise VA Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Morita has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Morita's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Morita to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Morita's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

My children have a history of epilepsy. Dr. Morita has gone out of her way to help care for them, even calling at home to help check up and adjust medications. Her staff is also amazing at making room for emergency appointments.
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