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C. Michael Morris, M.D.

C. Michael Morris, M.D.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy
  • Meniscal Transplant
  • Cartilage Replacement


  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons - 1995
  • Recertification, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons until 2018
  • Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
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  • Georgia Baptist Medical Center

Medical Degree

  • University of Alabama School of Medicine


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Georgia Orthopaedic Society
  • Atlanta Orthopaedic Society

Hospital Affiliations

  • Gwinnett Medical Center

Areas of Interest

Additional Reference

  • Dr. Morris is a native Atlantan, who is married with three children. His favorite activities include spending time with his children, church, exercise, traveling and golf.

Major Accomplishments

Success Stories

  • Cameron Ogden

    Ogden said Dr. Morris was able to return other patients to the pool in as quickly as five weeks.

    Resurgens Physician, Physical Therapist Help Local High School Athlete Get Back to Competitive Swimming, Qualify for State Meet

    Cameron Ogden felt the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his knee pop and the two bones collide. He was playing flag football and wearing cleats on field turf. At the time, he was running directly forward but his foot caught in the turf and the rest of his body kept going. For the high school swimmer, a junior who had just begun practicing year-round in the hopes of landing a college scholarship as a senior, suffering the serious injury was terrible timing as the high school swimming season was about to begin. “It was not fun,” said Ogden, 17, of the brutal injury. Thankfully, Ogden made his way to Dr. C. Michael Morris at Resurgens’... Continue Reading

  • Andrew Ellis

    Andrew created two moving videos documenting his process of recovery with Resurgens.

    Atlanta teen returns to creative passions after successful procedure with Resurgens

    Andrew Ellis, 17, of Stone Mountain, isn’t your average teenager. With a vivacious passion for creative movement, Andrew is not only a seasoned ballet dancer with 15 years of experience, but also a third degree black belt instructor of Tae Kwon Do, a self-taught videographer, a b-boy dancer, and most recently, a rising YouTube star. Under the alias “BBoy Georgia,” Andrew combines a talent for videography with a passion for b-boy dancing — a style of dance similar to breakdancing — on his YouTube channel featuring videos of various performances and practices. With nearly 13,000 collective views, Andrew’s creative outlet has clearly found an... Continue Reading

  • Randy Adams

    “I owe so much to Dr. Morris and the rest of his team at Resurgens"

    Resurgens Patient Returns to Running

    After More Than a Decade of Chronic Knee Pain Randy Adams, 50, of Lawrenceville, serves as a teacher and cross-country couch at Peachtree Ridge High School in Gwinnett. Married for 26 years to his wife Annette, Randy is also a father to three teenage children. Since his own teenage years, Randy has been a runner, competing on both his high school and college teams. He continued to run recreationally after graduating college and soon became a seasoned triathlete. Over time, however, chronic knee issues began to hamper Randy’s active passion. In December of 2002 Randy made his first appointment at Resurgens Orthopaedics with Dr. C. Michael Morris, which would start a... Continue Reading

  • Mark Denholm

    Innovative knee surgery by Dr. C. Michael Morris of Resurgens Orthopaedics provided the key to the RV lifestyle of...

    Whirlwind RV-centric Retirement Dream Made Possible by Experimental Knee Surgery

    Mark Denholm Credits His Knee Surgery by Dr. C. Michael Morris of Resurgens Orthopaedics With Allowing Him to Enjoy Outdoor Activities While Touring the U.S. Mark Denholm and his wife, Joan, dreamed of seeing the country from a recreational vehicle when they retired. But Denholm's knees were slowing him down and making that dream seem less than possible. Then, innovative knee surgery by Dr. C. Michael Morris of Resurgens Orthopaedics provided the key to the RV lifestyle of the Denholm's dreams. "Now I'm biking, hiking, and even rock climbing," Denholm said. Now 60, Denholm had always been active, but after several previous knee surgeries, he... Continue Reading

  • Caroline Blaylock

    I’m completely happy with my results… in fact, I have recommended [Resurgens Orthopaedics] to several other...

    Partial Knee Replacement Solved Bone On Bone Damage

    Caroline Blaylock's competitive streak led her to athletic achievements few could hope to match and to gorgeous locales all across the world. As someone who never placed limits on herself, Caroline refused to accept the physical limitations that came when an old knee injury made it difficult for her to participate in the sports she loved like tennis, golf, and skiing. After seeking out Resurgens Orthopaedics for a unilateral knee replacement, she says she feels stronger than ever before. Today, as the Athletic Director of an independent high school in Colorado, she's using the knowledge she gained over a lifetime to help the next generation of athletes reach for... Continue Reading

Resurgens Orthopaedics Varied

Dr. Morris is phenomenal when it comes to knee injury & surgery! He's the best - highly recommended.

Resurgens Orthopaedics Varied

I LOVE DR MORRIS ! He listened to me, he helped me , he is super kind and has a heart of gold! I had Knee surgery with him just this week and it went awesome! Highly recommended! Awesome Doctor!

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