Dr. James Morgan III, MD
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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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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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  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    Marshall University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    Allegheny Genl Hospital

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Allegheny Genl Hospital

    Completed in 1993

  • Undergraduate School
    Davidson College

    Graduated in 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • 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 Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • 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 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