Clinton S. Morrison, M.D.

Clinton S. Morrison, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box SURG
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-1000

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Professional Bio

Serving as the Plastic Surgery Team Director for the interdisciplinary Cleft and Craniofacial Anomalies Center at Golisano Children's Hospital, Dr. Clinton Morrison devotes his career to caring for children and adults with craniofacial conditions. His passion treating this unique group of patients and their families correlates to individual attention and a patient-focused approach.



Dr. Morrison grew up in Kentucky, graduating first in his class and summa cum laude from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He then completed a combined residency program in general surgery and plastic surgery at Brown University in Providence, RI. Following completion of his plastic surgery education, Dr. Morrison elected to pursue additional training to gain further expertise in craniomaxillofacial surgery, comprehensive cleft surgery, and pediatric plastic surgery. He joined the world famous Seattle Children's Hospital/University of Washington Harborview Medical Center Cleft and Craniofacial Team for a clinical fellowship and faculty appointment as clinical instructor in plastic surgery, gaining comfort in treating even the most complex of patients.

Dr. Morrison brings expertise in all aspects of craniomaxillofacial surgery, including; cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis and other cranial anomalies, jaw surgery, complex facial trauma, as well as comprehensive pediatric plastic surgery.

Outside of the hospital, Dr. Morrison enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, as well as skiing, tennis, and golf.

Patient Care Bio

Serving as the Plastic Surgery Team Director for the interdisciplinary Cleft and Craniofacial Anomalies Center at Golisano Children's Hospital, Dr. Clinton Morrison devotes his career to caring for children and adults with craniofacial conditions. His passion treating this unique group of patients and their families correlates to individual attention and a patient-focused approach.



Dr. Morrison grew up in Kentucky, graduating first in his class and summa cum laude from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He then completed a combined residency program in general surgery and plastic surgery at Brown University in Providence, RI. Following completion of his plastic surgery education, Dr. Morrison elected to pursue additional training to gain further expertise in craniomaxillofacial surgery, comprehensive cleft surgery, and pediatric plastic surgery. He joined the world famous Seattle Children's Hospital/University of Washington Harborview Medical Center Cleft and Craniofacial Team for a clinical fellowship and faculty appointment as clinical instructor in plastic surgery, gaining comfort in treating even the most complex of patients.

Dr. Morrison brings expertise in all aspects of craniomaxillofacial surgery, including; cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis and other cranial anomalies, jaw surgery, complex facial trauma, as well as comprehensive pediatric plastic surgery.

Outside of the hospital, Dr. Morrison enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, as well as skiing, tennis, and golf.

Awards & Honors (National)

Regan Fellow | Operation Smile 2010 - 2011
Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society, inductee 2006
The Association of Pathology Chairs honor society 2004
The American Association of Clinical Pathologists' award for academic excellence and achievement 2004

Awards & Honors (Local)

The University of Louisville School of Medicine Dean's Award for top graduating academic rank 2007
The Kentucky Medical Association Alliance scholarship award for top class rank 2007
The Kentucky Medical Association Alliance scholarship award for top class rank 2006
The Kentucky Medical Association Alliance scholarship award for top class rank 2005
The Southern Medical Association achievement scholarship 2005 - 2006
The Henry Gray Barbour memorial prize for excellence in Pharmacology 2004
The Letitia Shelby Kimsey-Taylor award for excellence in Microbiology and Immunology 2004
The Mary A Hilton Award for excellence in Biochemistry 2003
The Dr. Atwood P Latham memorial prize in Anatomy 2003

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Surgery, Plastic Surgery (SMD) - Primary
Assistant Professor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD)

Specialties

Plastic Surgery - American Board of Plastic Surgery

Education

MD | Medicine | University of Louisville School of Medicine2007
BS | Biology | Centre College of Kentucky2003

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship at Seattle Childrens Hospital07/01/2013 - 06/30/2014
Residency in Plastic Surgery at Rhode Island Hospital07/01/2010 - 06/30/2013
Residency in Surgery at Rhode Island Hospital07/01/2008 - 06/30/2010
Internship in Surgery at Rhode Island Hospital07/01/2007 - 06/30/2008