Dr. James Morgan III, MD

Dr. James Morgan III, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. James Morgan III, MD is a general surgery specialist in Huntington, WV and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Marshall University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in general surgery.Read his story

5170 US Route 60

Huntington, WV 25705

Contact Information

(304) 522-7600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerihealth
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 16 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 98% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 97% of peers
Breast Lump
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Morgan III's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Morgan III "Dr. James Morgan is a board certified general surgeon, whose practice includes a broad range of surgical procedures such as surgery of the GI tract, abdominal cancer surgery, complex hernia repairs, advanced laparoscopic surgery, DaVinci robotic surgery, and endoscopy. His area of special interest is in surgery for diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. He has additional training in ultrasound and stereotactic minimally invasive breast biopsy, sentinel lymph node biopsy, and Mammosite radiation device placement. Dr. Morgan graduated from Davidson College in 1984, then received his MD degree from the Marshall University School of Medicine in 1988. After completing his general surgery residency at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh in 1993, Dr. Morgan returned to his hometown of Huntington. He served as Assistant Professor of Surgery with the Marshall University School of Medicine until 1999, where he received the Silver Scalpel award for excellence in resident teaching. Dr. Morgan joined HIMG in 1999, adding surgical services to the multispecialty group. He is the medical director of the St. Mary's Breast Center. Dr. Morgan is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. He is a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, previously serving as president of the West Virginia Chapter. He currently serves a Chief of Surgery at St. Mary's Medical Center."


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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated


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58  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Gastroenterostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for West Virginia.

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.


  • Davidson College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Marshall University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Allegheny Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Allegheny Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Morgan III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Morgan III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Morgan III to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Morgan III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Hands down the most compassionate and experienced general surgeon in the area! I wouldn't have any other!
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