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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Morton is Good. Dr. Morton has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.2
Promptness 3.5
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 3.7
Spends Time with Me 3.3
Follows Up After Visit 3.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Morton, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 10 areas:
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Morbid Obesity
  • Stomach Stapling (Gastroplasty)
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)
  • Weight loss (non-surgical)

Education & Awards

Dr. Morton graduated from Tulane University, New Orleans. He has 4 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Gastric Bypass
Morbid Obesity
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009 - 2015)


Dr. Morton has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics 
  • Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital @ Stanford 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. John M Morton MD is a male Surgeon, has 18 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. John M. Morton practice?
Dr. John Morton has 2 office locations.
Dr. John Morton practices Surgery near Palo Alto, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Stanford, CA.
See Palo Alto Surgeons.