Dr. William J. Morris, MD

Dr. William J. Morris, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 65 years old

I take a personalized approach to patient care. Every patient I see is unique, and...Read more

MultiCare Neuroscience Center of Washington
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In 2002 Dr. Morris performed an spinal fusion on me at C5,6 and 7. It was tremendously successful and I have had no problems with my neck since. I would recommend Dr. Morris to close family and friends!
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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Education

  • Medical School
    Georgetown University
  • Internship Hospital
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center
  • Residency Hospital
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Children's Hospital and Health Center

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Morris' Office & Staff

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Dr. Morris' Care Philosophy

I take a personalized approach to patient care. Every patient I see is unique, and I believe every treatment plan should reflect that. Dr. William J. Morris is a board-certified neurosurgeon. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine, and completed his surgical internship and neurosurgery residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Dr. Morris received his pediatric neurosurgery fellowship training at the University of Texas Southwestern and Children's Medical Center. He provides a full spectrum of pediatric and adult neurosurgical treatments, including trauma, brain and spinal cord tumors, spine surgeries, Baclofen pumps for muscles spasms, treatments for back pain, and pediatric cranial and spine diseases. In his free time, Dr. Morris enjoys driving vintage racecars.