Morris L Scherlis, MD Anesthesiologist

Dr. Morris L Scherlis, MD

Anesthesiologist, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine
Huntsville, AL 35801
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About Dr. Morris L Scherlis MD

Dr. Morris L Scherlis, MD is a doctor primarily located in Huntsville, AL. He has 31 years of experience. His specialties include Anesthesiologist, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine.

Dr. Scherlis has received the following awards:


Tennessee Valley Pain Consultants 201 Governors Dr SW Ste 400 Huntsville, AL 35801


Dr. Morris L Scherlis has the following 3 SPECIALTIES

Anesthesiologists are physicians who are trained to administer anesthetics, which are medicines used to block nerve sensation. Anesthesia can be either local to one specific part of a body, like a tooth, or regional to block feeling to a larger portion of the body, such as during an epidural for child birth. It can also be more general to block sensation to the entire body, resulting in unconsciousness.Anesthesiologists assist in surgery by determining how much anesthesia is necessary and by monitoring the patient's level of responsiveness and vital signs throughout the procedure. The anesthesia specialist will also bring the patient out of anesthesia and then continue to monitor his or her vital signs post-operation.Besides assisting in surgeries, anesthesiologists may also treat patients suffering from chronic pain.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Morris L Scherlis has the following 3 expertise

  • Acute Pain
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Pain


3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013, 2012, 2011, 2010)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2013, 2012)

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.


31 Years Experience

University Of Maryland School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1990

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center


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More about Dr. Morris L Scherlis

Dr. Scherlis graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1990. He works in Huntsville, AL and specializes in Anesthesiologist, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. Dr. Scherlis is affiliated with Huntsville Hospital and Crestwood Medical Center.

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