New Advancements in Orthopedics
May 31, 2019
Dr. Morrison, Orthopedic Chair Centennial Hospital
New Advancements in Orthopedics

Originally from Texas, Dr. Morrison completed medical school at Baylor University and came to Nashville in 1996 for his orthopaedic residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He completed his training in 2001 and was recognized as an outstanding resident in the education of medical students by the Vanderbilt General Surgery Department.


Dr. Morrison joined Southern Joint Replacement Institute in August of 2002 after completing his Otto Aufranc Fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, MA. This program provides specialty training in joint replacement surgery.  The mission of Southern Joint Replacement Institute is to provide state-of-the-art care in a professional and compassionate environment while honoring a commitment to research and education in the field of joint replacement.  SJRI is fully committed to providing personalized care and developing lasting relationships with patients and their families.


As an author, Dr. Morrison has been featured in many leading joint replacement publications.  His areas of focus are in primary and revision replacement surgery of the hip, knee and shoulder.  He is often sought out for his expertise with computer-navigation techniques and is a frequent guest speaker for orthopaedic groups across the nation and globe.  He is currently the Chief of Orthopaedics at TriStar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville.  He has a special interest in medical mission work.  He currently volunteers with the Siloam Health Clinic in Nashville and has performed joint replacements in Mexico, Peru, Ecuador and India with the Walk Strong Foundation and Operation Walk.  He and his wife Jennifer have three sons and live in Williamson County.   Dr. Morrison enjoys golf and wake surfing in the summer.   He also enjoys high school and college sports.