AboutDr. John Morris, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Saint Louis, MO. He has 43 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Morris is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital and Missouri Baptist Hospital Sullivan. He speaks English.
Dr. John Morris has the following 2 specialties
A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.
A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.
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- Alzheimer's Disease
- Dementia Related Behavioral Disorders
- Memory Disorders
- Migraine Disorder
- Migraine Disorders
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Nerve Conduction Studies
- Neurodegenerative Diseases
Dr. Morris is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
1 Barnes Jewish Hospital Plz
Saint Louis, MO 63110
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
12634 Olive Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63141
Missouri Baptist Hospital Sullivan
751 Sappington Bridge Rd
Sullivan, MO 63080
43 Years Experience
University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry
Graduated in 1974