Lilah F. Morris-Wiseman, MD, FACS

Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery - (Clinical Series Track)
Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency

Lilah F. Morris-Wiseman, MD, FACS

Academic / Professional Bio: 

Lilah Morris-Wiseman, MD, FACS, joined the Department of Surgery at the University of Arizona in 2017, after practicing endocrine and general surgery in the Tucson community since 2014. After finishing her residency in general surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles, she went on to complete a fellowship in endocrine surgery at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. She has co-authored more than 40 peer reviewed publications, book chapters, and invited reviews. 

In her clinical practice, Dr. Morris-Wiseman performs a variety of general surgery procedures.  She specializes in evaluating and treating surgical diseases of the endocrine system including: thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands utilizing advanced and minimally invasive endocrine surgical techniques. She works with a multidisciplinary team to evaluate and treat patients with neuroendocrine tumors. She has special expertise in treating endocrine diseases with a genetic component.

MD: Tulane University School of Medicine, 2004
BA, English: University of California at Berkeley, 1995
Honors and Awards: 
Wilma Miley Morton Award for research performed during residency, 2011
Outstanding Student Teaching Award, UCLA School of Medicine, 2007-2008
Richard W. Freeman Leadership Prize, Tulane University School of Medicine, 2004
Harold Cummins Senior Award, Tulane University School of Medicine, 2004
Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Honor Society, 2003
Alumni Scholarship, University of California, Berkeley, 1991, 1993
Dean’s Scholarship for Academic Achievement, University of California, Berkeley, 1992
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), General Surgery, 2004-2011
UCLA Cancer Gene Medicine Research Fellowship (T32), Immunotherapy of Cancer, 2006-2008
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Surgical Endocrinology, 2011-2013
Board Certifications: 
American Board of Surgery, 2012
American Association of Endocrine Surgeons Certificate