Parisa Morris, MD

Parisa Morris, MD


Dr. Morris is an Arizona native, Dr. Morris graduated from the Arizona State University Honors College summa cum laude with a BS in Biology and Society. Afterwards, she was awarded a science and policy fellowship in Washington, DC. She then completed medical school and her orthopaedic residency at the University of Arizona. Following residency, she furthered her training with a one-year fellowship in foot and ankle surgery in Michigan as an AO fellow.
Dr. Morris is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. Her research has been presented at state and national meetings. Dr. Morris specializes in treatment of foot and ankle disorders, with a special interest in complex hindfoot deformities and reconstruction, as well as foot and ankle trauma and arthritis. She joined OrthoArizona-Canyon Orthopaedics in 2013.

Dr. Morris’ Credentials

Fellowship/AO Fellow
Michigan International Foot and Ankle Center
Pontiac, MI
2012 – 2013

The University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
2007 – 2012

Medical School
University of Arizona College of Medicine
Tucson, Arizona
2003 – 2007

Undergraduate in Biology, Concentration in Biology and Society
Summa Cum Laude
Barrett Honors College
Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona
1997 – 2001

Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon
OrthoArizona-Canyon Orthopaedic Surgeons
Avondale, Arizona
2013 – present
Diagnosis and Management of Subtle Cavus Foot. Parisa Morris MD, Kristen Kuratnick DO, Peg Chilvers MD, Arthur Manoli II. Orthopaedic Knowledge Online. Accepted, in editing.

Redefining the Jones Fracture: A cadaveric model evaluating the effects of tendon anatomy on fifth metatarsal fracture stability. Parisa Morris, MD, Annie Francois, MD, Lutul D. Farrow, MD. AAOS Annual Meeting 2014 Podium Presentation.

Fourth and Fifth Tarsometatarsal Arthritis in the Subtle Cavus Foot. Parisa Morris, MD, Kristen Kuratnick, DO, Arthur Manoli II, MD. Michigan Orthopaedic Society 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting Podium Presentation. AOFAS Annual Meeting 2014 eposter.

Bifid Epiphysis of the Great Toe Proximal Phalanx: A Justification for Comparison Radiographs. Parisa Morris, MD, Kristen Kuratnick, DO, Robert T Hensel, MD, Arthur Manoli II, MD. Michigan Orthopaedic Society 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting Poster. AOFAS Annual Meeting 2014 eposter.

Ewing’s Sarcoma/Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor of the Proximal Humeral Epiphysis. Parisa Morris, MD; Paul S. Dickman, MD, and Matthew J. Seidel, MD. Orthopedics. January 2013.

A simple radiographic sign indicative of vertical, non-anatomic femoral tunnel placement during anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Lutul D. Farrow, Parisa M. Morris, Kellen L. Huston, Tyler Hall, Scott G. Kaar. AAOS Annual Meeting 2012 Poster.

A View from the Field on Food and Drug Administration Regulation: Report of a 2002 Survey of U.S. Fertility Clinics. Mark S. Frankel and Parisa M. Morris. Fertility and Sterility, 2003. Treating Infertility in the 21st Century: Technological Triumph or Tragedy? Parisa Morris.Honors Thesis, Arizona State University, May 2001.

Clinical Research Coordinator
August 2002 – March 2003
Xenoscience, Inc., Phoenix, Arizona
Coordinated study patients and tracked data for phase II – III clinical drug trials.

Board on Neuroscience and Behavioral Health Fellow
Summer 2002
Committee on Incorporating Research into Psychiatry Residency Training
Institute of Medicine, The National Academies, Washington, DC
Completed research towards and assisted with organizing of published report.

Science and Policy Intern
September 2001 – May 2002
Scientific Freedom, Responsibility, and Law Program

American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC
Completed research for multiple program projects, wrote and edited the Professional Ethics
Report, attended congressional hearings, conferences, and policy briefings related to my research.
Orthopaedic Surgery Resident
July 2007 – June 2012
University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona

Teaching Assistant, Organic Chemistry
August 2000 – August 2001
Arizona State University Chemistry Department
Tempe, Arizona
Medical Spanish Program Participant
February 2007
Adventure Education Center, Dominical, Costa Rica

Clinical Medicine in Ecuador Program Participant
Summer 2004
Child Family Health International, Quito, Ecuador
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Glendale High School Varsity Football Team Doctor 2014
University of Arizona Orthopaedic Resident Research Award 2012
Palo Verde High School Varsity Football Team Doctor 2010 & 2011
Resident Member Operating Room Committee University of Arizona Medical Center 2010
University of Arizona College of Medicine CUP Leadership Award
Medical Students for Choice School Coordinator 2005
University of Arizona College of Medicine Asylum Program Coordinator 2004
The National Academies Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship
Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honor Society
Arizona State University Dean’s List
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