Dr. Morton is an Associate Professor of Surgery and Director of Bariatric Surgery here at Stanford Hospital & Clinics.
He attended Tulane University School of Medicine and completed his surgery residency at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, WA.
He has completed two fellowships: a research fellowship at the University of Washington as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar and a minimally invasive surgical fellowship at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Dr. Morton was a member of the University of North Carolina surgical faculty for two years before arriving at Stanford.
He is a member of the American Bariatric Surgical Society (ASBS), Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), and Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT).
He has been a member of the Stanford faculty since July 2003 and has been performing bariatric surgery since July 2001.
Honors & Awards
Title Organization Date(s)
President-Elect California Chapter of the American Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeons 2008
Best Student Research Poster Stanford University School of Medicine 2008
Arthur L. Bloomfield Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Clinical Medicine Stanford University School of Medicine 2008
Visiting Professor Vanderbilt 2008
Young Investigator of the Year SAGES 2008
15 honors and awards
I have so far really enjoyed working with Dr. Morton and the Stanford Staff. The first time I walked into Stanford, everyone was very nice and polite. They guided me through the whole process and even though I arrived half an hour early they still More...
Had surgery with Dr. James Lau, colleague of Dr. Morton.