Dr. Morton was born and raised in Hawai’i. He obtained his medical degree from University of Hawai’i John A. Burns School of Medicine. During medical school he spent half of his third-year clinical rotations on the Big Island as part of the longitudinal program. He pursued his Orthopaedic surgery residency at St. Luke’s University and Health Network in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Dr. Morton obtained his ACGME-accredited fellowship training in Adult Reconstruction at the University of Chicago. His research has been presented in multiple national meetings including the AAOS, AAHKS, and the OTA.
Dr. Morton’s focus is on joint replacement, joint preservation, and salvage procedures. He has an interest in minimally invasive approaches, including the Anterior hip approach. His focus is on modern joint replacement techniques including partial knee replacements and robotic-assisted joint replacements. He is a referral for complex revisions of failed joint replacements, including megaprosthesis, infections, arthrofibrosis, and periprosthetic fractures.
He provides an individualized approach, discussing both non-operative and operative treatments. Whether your problem stems from a sports injury or a complex trauma, his experience with challenging cases provides him with the toolkit to provide the best possible care.