Dr. Morrison
David S. Morrison, M.D.

Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Dr. Morrison has helped to train more than 50 Sports Medicine and Shoulder Specialists over the years. The author of numerous scientific articles and chapters, Dr. Morrison has been a great contributor to shoulder arthroscopy and joint replacement techniques.

Dr. Morrison retired from orthopaedics on 7/1/11. He is still racing.

Dr. Morrison Racing
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Race cars

Dr. Morrison believes that surgery is a last resort. He makes extensive use of home and gym exercise programs and supervised rehabilitation. For most shoulder and elbow problems, early surgery rarely has an advantage over that performed after a rehabilitation program. One of his favorite sayings is "You can always do an operation later, but you can never take one back."

More information about Dr. Morrison
Curriculum Vitae
Curriculum Vitae (.doc)

Recommended Sites

From the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    * American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon (AAOS)
    * Shoulder Arm and Elbow
    * Shoulder Pain
    * Arthritis
    * Arthroscopy Information
    * Arthritis of the Shoulder
    * Broken Collarbone
    * Burners and Stingers
    * Dislocated Shoulder
    * Erb's Palsy (Brachial Plexus Injury)
    * Fracture of the Shoulder Blade (Scapula)
    * Frozen Shoulder
    * Rotator Cuff Tear - Surgery versus Rehabilitation
    * Rotator Cuff Tears
    * Rupture of the Biceps Tendon
    * Separated Shoulder
    * Shoulder Impingement
    * Shoulder Joint Replacement
    * Shoulder Joint Tear (Glenoid Labrum Tear)
    * Shoulder Surgery
    * Shoulder Surgery Exercise Guide
    * Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
    * Olecranon Bursitis
    * Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
    * Ulnar Nerve Entrapment
    * Elbow Dislocations
    * Biceps Tendon Rupture at the Elbow
    * Radial Head Fracture
    * More AAOS Patient Information

    * American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Society
Hospital and Practice Information
    * Memorial Care (Long Beach Memorial Medical Center) 
    * Memorial Orthopaedic Surgical Group
    * What is Orthopaedics

Verify My Credentials
    *  AMA--feel free to check my credentials
    *  Verify Board Certification
    *  Verify License

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