Dr. Jefferson Morrison, MD

Dr. Jefferson Morrison, MD

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Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
48 y/o
(82)

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Dr. Jefferson Morrison, MD is an adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

Southern Joint Replacement Institute

2400 Patterson St Ste 100

Nashville, TN 37203
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Morrison performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Replacement
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Morrison's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Morrison "The medical community is constantly seeking new methods to better care for those in need. Research in joint replacement not only improves the quality of care we can offer our own patients, but when shared with the national and international community, this commitment to innovation improves care for all joint replacement patients."Originally from Texas, Dr. Morrison came to Nashville in 1996 for his orthopaedic residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He completed his training in 2001 and was recognized as an outstanding resident in the education of medical students by the Vanderbilt General Surgery Department.Dr. Morrison joined SJRI in August of 2002 after completing his Otto Aufranc Fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, MA. This program provides specialty training in joint replacement surgery.Dr. Morrison has authored several articles and book chapters in leading joint replacement publications. He lectures nationally and internationally. His expertise is in primary and revision replacement surgery of the hip, knee and shoulder. He has a special interest in medical mission work and has performed joint replacements in Mexico, Peru, Ecuador and India.""
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Morrison "The mission of Southern Joint Replacement Institute is to provide state-of-the-art care in a professional and compassionate environment while honoring a commitment to research and education in the field of joint replacement.  We are fully committed to providing personalized care and developing lasting relationships with patients and their families."

2  Specialties

  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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30  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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.

Education

  • Baylor University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • New England Baptist Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Morrison has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Morrison's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Morrison to family and friends
82 total reviews (61 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (82)

  • 5
    (79)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Morrison's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (61)

He’s a great orthopedist and is very much at ease in answering patients’ questions and concerns,
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They didn’t waste anytime during my first visit! The first thing they did was take x-rays of my knees! Went in a room and discussed my medicines I take and talked about which knees was the worst! Then Dr. Morrison comes in with X-rays and explains what he sees about my X-rays. Went and seen the...more
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I had one initial appointment to discuss my hip revision. My surgery is schedule for later in June. My experience with Dr. Morrison was very good, he answered my questions and explained what he planned to do surgically.
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Dr Morrison is a wonderful orthopedic surgeon st Southern Joint Replacement. He was my mother’s doctor a few years ago & he treated as if she was his grandmother. He was so kind & caring to her during her knee & hip replacements. Now I need a knee replacement & have it scheduled with Dr Morrison...more
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Very professional and helpful
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