George A. Morris III, M.D.

He earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Rhodes College in Memphis in 1957, graduating with Honors. He went on to earn his Medical Degree from the University of Tennessee in 1960. He then completed his General Surgical Internship at Charity Hospital of Louisiana in 1961, where he was named Outstanding Surgical Intern. Dr. Morris was an Honors Graduate from the Navy School of Aviation Medicine in 1961, serving as a Flight Surgeon in the United States Navy with the rank of Lieutenant Commander from 1961 to 1965. He completed his Orthopedic Residency program at Bowman Gray North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston Salem, North Carolina in 1968 as Chief Resident.

Dr. Morris has worked extensively on behalf of Morton Plant Hospital, serving on many committees. He continues to work diligently for the Morton Plant Hospital Foundation.  Dr. Morris treats patients of all ages for all types of orthopedic problems.

Certifications and Memberships

  • Awarded America’s Top Surgeons for 2004-2005
  • Founding member of The Tampa Bay Surgical Society
  • Charter member of American Association for Arthritic Hip and Knee Surgery
  • Sterling Who’s Who Directory
  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsFellow
  • American College of Surgeons


George A. Morris III, M.D.
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