Dr. William Morris, MD

Dr. William Morris, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
67 y/o
(8)

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Dr. William Morris, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tacoma, WA. He specializes in neurosurgery and pediatric neurosurgery.

MultiCare Neuroscience Center of Washington

915 6th Ave Ste 200

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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more than 73% of peers
Brain Surgery
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more than 65% of peers
Brain Disorders
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more than 59% of peers

Dr. Morris'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. Morris "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."

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2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Morris does not have any board certifications listed.

55  Conditions Treated

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

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18  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Morris has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Morris has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Morris does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Morris and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Morris' Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Morris to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. Morris' 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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Saved my daughters life! ???
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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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