MIAMI, FL – Monday, September 25, 2023 – Spine care physician Richard Morgan, D.O., recently joined Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute as a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Dr. Morgan to Miami Neuroscience Institute,” said Michael McDermott, M.D., chief medical executive of Miami Neuroscience Institute. “His clinical training and extensive research background, along with his collaborative approach to care, will make him a valuable addition for our patients.”
As a physiatrist, Dr. Morgan focuses on providing physical medicine and rehabilitation interventions that help patients regain function and mobility. His clinical and research interests include diagnostic and interventional neuromuscular ultrasound, spasticity management and regenerative medicine.
Dr. Morgan’s research has been published in multiple medical journals, including the Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury. He has also presented extensively at national medical meetings and is a member of American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Association of Academic Physiatrists and North American Spine Society.
After earning his osteopathic medicine degree from Nova Southeastern University, Dr. Morgan completed his physical medicine and rehabilitation medicine residency at Larkin Community Hospital in Miami.
“As a former Division 1 college football player, physical medicine and rehabilitation is the perfect marriage between my interests in sports medicine and neuroscience. I’m here to work collaboratively with my patients so they can achieve the best possible outcomes,” said Dr. Morgan.
He will see patients at 8900 North Kendall Dr., Suite 405W, Miami, FL 33176, and 13101 South Dixie Highway, Suite 400, Pinecrest, FL 33156.
About Baptist Health
Baptist Health is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 12 hospitals, more than 27,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 200 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Baptist Health has internationally renowned institutes specializing in cancer care, brain and spine care, heart and vascular care and orthopedic care. In addition, it includes Baptist Health Medical Group; Baptist Health Quality Network; and The Baptist Health PineApp, a virtual health platform. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to its faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and is the most awarded healthcare system in South Florida by U.S. News and World Report. For more information, visit BaptistHealth.net/Newsroom and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and LinkedIn.