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Clinton Morrison, M.D.

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Serving as the Plastic Surgery Team Director for the interdisciplinary Cleft and Craniofacial Center at Golisano Children's Hospital, Dr. Clinton Morrison devotes his career to caring for children and adults with craniofacial conditions.

The Cleft and Craniofacial program has developed regi...
Serving as the Plastic Surgery Team Director for the interdisciplinary Cleft and Craniofacial Center at Golisano Children's Hospital, Dr. Clinton Morrison devotes his career to caring for children and adults with craniofacial conditions.

The Cleft and Craniofacial program has developed regional and national attention for excellent clinical outcomes and research, as well as a reputation for individualized care and a family focus.

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 then joined the 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.

He is a proud father to three daughters, who keep him on his toes and smiling.

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Surgery, Plastic Surgery (SMD)

Associate Professor - Department of Dentistry (SMD) - Joint

Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD) - Joint

Credentials

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship, Seattle Children's Hospital. 2013 - 2014

Residency, Plastic Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital. 2010 - 2013

Residency, Surgery (General Surgery), Rhode Island Hospital. 2008 - 2010

Internship, Surgery (General Surgery), Rhode Island Hospital. 2007 - 2008

Education

MD | University of Louisville School of Medicine. 2007

Awards

Joseph E Losee MD Teaching Award. 2017

Regan Fellow. 2010 - 2011

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

Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society, inductee. 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 Association of Pathology Chairs honor society. 2004

The American Association of Clinical Pathologists' award for academic excellence and achievement. 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

Publications

Journal Articles

Experimental Models and Practical Simulators for Supermicrosurgery: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Escandón JM, Ciudad P, Poore SO, Mayer HF, Saha S, Morrison CS, Langstein HN, Manrique OJ

Plastic and reconstructive surgery.. 2022 December 20 Epub 12/20/2022.

Outcomes Following Orbital Floor Fractures in the Elderly.

Patel AU, Haas JA, Skibba KE, Morrison CS

The Journal of craniofacial surgery.. 2020 April 7 Epub 04/07/2020.

Enlarging facial soft tissue mass in an infant.

Agnihothri R, Katzman PJ, Morrison CS, Cordisco M

Pediatric dermatology.. 2019 November 36 (6):O110-O112. Epub 1900 01 01.

Ewing Sarcoma Presenting as a Congenital Scalp Mass.

Haas JA, Rice D, Morrison CS

The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association.. 2019 April 56 (4):538-542. Epub 07/10/2018.

The Relationship between Age and Facial Asymmetry.

Taylor HOB, Sullivan SR, Morrison CS, He JK, Linden OE

Plastic and reconstructive surgery.. 2018 November 142 (5):1145-1152. Epub 1900 01 01.

#Cleft: The use of Social Media Amongst Parents of Infants with Clefts.

Khouri JS, McCheyne MJ, Morrison CS

The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association.. 2018 August 55 (7):974-976. Epub 02/22/2018.

Novel computer vision analysis of nasal shape in children with unilateral cleft lip.

Mercan E, Morrison CS, Stuhaug E, Shapiro LG, Tse RW

Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery.. 2018 January 46 (1):35-43. Epub 10/28/2017.

Making cleft lip and palate repair a priority in July

Dustman, R; Morrison, CS.

Healthcare Business Monthly. 2017; .

Measuring Symmetry in Children With Unrepaired Cleft Lip: Defining a Standard for the Three-Dimensional Midfacial Reference Plane.

Wu J, Heike C, Birgfeld C, Evans K, Maga M, Morrison C, Saltzman B, Shapiro L, Tse R

The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association.. 2016 November 53 (6):695-704. Epub 01/11/2016.

Cutaneous mucinosis of infancy.

Reddy SC, Baman JR, Morrison CS, Scott GA

JAAD case reports.. 2016 May 2 (3):250-2. Epub 06/27/2016.

Pediatric Orbital Depth and Growth: A Radiographic Analysis.

Chang JT, Morrison CS, Styczynski JR, Mehan W, Sullivan SR, Taylor HO

The Journal of craniofacial surgery.. 2015 September 26 (6):1988-91. Epub 1900 01 01.

Traumatic orbital roof fractures: interdisciplinary evaluation and management.

Cossman JP, Morrison CS, Taylor HO, Salter AB, Klinge PM, Sullivan SR

Plastic and reconstructive surgery.. 2014 March 133 (3):335e-343e. Epub 1900 01 01.

Quantitative Facial Asymmetry: using three-dimensional photogrammetry to measure baseline facial surface symmetry

Taylor HO, Morrison CS, Chang JT, Phillips BZ, Sullivan SR, Forrest CR.

Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 2014; 25(1): 124-128.

A simple approach to reduction and stabilization of the alveolar housing in complex facial trauma

Snell BJ; Morrison CS; Birgfeld C, Gruss J.

Craniomaxillofac Trauma Reconstruction. 2014; 7: 298-301.

Utilization of intraoperative 3D navigation for delayed reconstruction of orbitozygomatic complex fractures.

Morrison CS, Taylor HO, Sullivan SR

The Journal of craniofacial surgery.. 2013 May 24 (3):e284-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

The pedicled reverse flow lateral arm flap for coverage of complex traumatic elbow injuries

Morrison CS, Sullivan SR, Bhatt RA, Chang JT, Taylor HO.

Annals of Plastic Surgery. 2013; .

Technology to minimize the morbidity of Le Fort III osteotomies.

Karian LS, Phillips BZ, Morrison CS, Klinge PM, Sullivan SR, Taylor HO

Plastic and reconstructive surgery.. 2012 July 130 (1):210e-212e. Epub 1900 01 01.

Pituitary duplication with nasopharyngeal teratoma and cleft palate

Chariker ME, Ford R, Morrison CS,Theile A, Moeller K, Moriarty T.

Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 2011; 22(2): 755-758.

An algorithmic approach to the use of gauze-based negative-pressure wound therapy as a bridge to closure in pediatric extremity trauma.

Chariker ME, Gerstle TL, Morrison CS

Plastic and reconstructive surgery.. 2009 May 123 (5):1510-20. Epub 1900 01 01.

Positional plagiocephaly; Pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management

Morrison CS, Chariker ME.

Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association. 2006; 104(4): 136-40.

Locations

160 Sawgrass Dr
Rochester, NY 14620-4656

601 Elmwood Ave, Floor 1, Strong Ambulatory Care Facility
Rochester, NY 14642-0001