Patient Rating:

4.7 out of 5

101 Patient Ratings
16 Patient Comments

Stephen E. Morris, M.D.

Clinical Details

Locations

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 581-6255 University Hospital
General Surgery, Outpatient Burn Clinic
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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(801) 585-7403 University Hospital
Trauma, Clinic 5
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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(801) 581-3050 University Hospital
Burn Center
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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Bio

Dr. Morris is the Medical Director of the University of Utah Burn Center and immediate past director of the Trauma Center for over 15 years during which time he guided the center to become the first Level One Trauma Center in the intermountain West and was appointed president of the Utah State Committee on Trauma and the chair of the Utah State Trauma System Advisory Committee.

He has been a staff surgeon at University of Utah Health Care since 1989 after completing his fellowship in Burns at the Shriners Burns Institute and University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston Texas following his general surgery residency and medical school training at the University of Utah.

He was Medical Director of the tissue center for over 14 years and active in the development of the electronic medical record where he was the surgical physician champion for computerized provider order entry that was implemented in 2010 after over 5 years of development.

Present areas of focus include acute and reconstructive burn care and complex wound management, as well as trauma, emergency and elective general surgery.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Associate Professor
Academic Divisions General Surgery
Board Certification American Board of Surgery (General Surgery)
American Board of Surgery (Sub: Surg Critical Care)
National Board of Medical Examiners

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Likelihood of recommending doctor
4.7
My confidence in doctor
4.7
Time doctor spent with me
4.6
Doctor spoke using clear language
4.8
Doctor's effort to include me in decisions
4.7
Doctor's concern for questions & worries
4.6
Doctor's explanation of condition/problem
4.6
Wait time at clinic
4.1
Doctor's friendliness and courtesy
4.6

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

January 03, 2014

Care provider helped me feel confident.

November 18, 2013

Good

August 20, 2013

fantastic!

August 07, 2013

All the staff perform at an excellent and professional manner. Able to explain procedures and healing in a manner that is appropriate for all age groups

July 29, 2013

Whenever I talk to people about my sons burn I tell them if they are ever burned or their child not to take their child to Primaries or go anywhere else that they need to go to The U b/c that is where the experts are and that is where they will recieve all the correct information.

March 18, 2013

UOFU hospital experience consistent and comforting

February 26, 2013

Just all good!

January 02, 2013

I hope I never have to recommed this service, but the burn unit staff is excellent.

December 31, 2012

During the 2 1/2 years have been coming to the Burn center, everyone has been kind. I would universally say everyone was wonderful.

December 29, 2012

Dr. Morris is the very best. He really cares. I would highly recommend him and the burn clinic

December 25, 2012

They gave me enough gauze and wound care supplies while I was recovering for 2 weeks out if state. Great and courteous service

December 05, 2012

Once again, excellent care and public service

October 10, 2012

I thought the meeting would be more thorough, but we were told if we had any questions, to call.

October 05, 2012

Very helpful.

September 14, 2012

all and all the best medical care ive ever recieved

February 16, 2012

My mom the patient,was treated by Dr. Morris about 9 years ago. He and the staff at the burn unit saved her life.the care she received there was AMAZING! This last appt was a follow up/consult. We found the staff to be very friendly and helpful.

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Wounds and Injuries
  • Burns

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Associate Professor
Academic Divisions General Surgery
Board Certification American Board of Surgery (General Surgery)
American Board of Surgery (Sub: Surg Critical Care)
National Board of Medical Examiners

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-6255 School of Medicine
General Surgery
30 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Dr. Stephen Morris is the Director of the University of Utah Burn Center and is a tenured Associate Professor of Surgery. He joined the faculty of the University of Utah School of Medicine in 1989 after completing a two-year fellowship at the Shriners Burns Institute and University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He completed his surgical residency and received his MD at the University of Utah.

Teaching activity has ranged from national courses in burn pain management and the psychosocial impact of burns to burn wound management. He is regional faculty for Advanced Trauma Life Support and instructs courses in Advanced Burn Life Support. Other teaching and mentoring involves medical students and housestaff.

He has contributed to 60 peer-reviewed publications in both basic and clinical research in areas such as smoke inhalation injury, gut circulation in burns, clinical burn and trauma outcomes.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Shriners Burns Institute, University of Texas Medical Branch
Burns
Fellow
Residency University of Utah School of Medicine
General Surgery
Resident
Internship University of Utah School of Medicine
General Surgery
Intern
Professional Medical University of Utah School of Medicine
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate University of Utah
Chemistry
B.A.

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