Committees / Organizations

  • Florida Medical Association


  • AMA Awards for Physician Recognition

Vernon Morris, M.D.

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Profile Overview

Dr. Morris is an innovator. He was one of the first surgeons to perform minimally invasive spine surgery, earning the AMA Award for Physician Recognition in 1984, 1987, 1990 and 1993. He joined Laser Spine Institute in 2007 after a successful run in private practice in Philadelphia.

As an orthopedic spine surgeon at Laser Spine Institute, Dr. Morris has performed more than 4,000 spine surgeries during his tenure. He contributes to furthering medicine through publishing articles in respected medical journals. He has also received 14 hospital staff appointments. Dr. Morris’ mantra is, “excellence has no substitute.”