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Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Robert A. Morgan

Dr. Morgan is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who is fellowship trained in spine surgery. After obtaining his medical degree at Indiana University he completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Kentucky, and subsequently a fellowship in spinal surgery at Twin Cities Spine Center.  Following completion of training, he continued his service in the United States Navy as an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences.

Dr. Robert A. Morgan
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Complex Spinal

Reconstruction Surgeon

Following a deployment to Iraq, he returned to civilian life and joined the faculty of the University of Minnesota where he developed a complex spinal reconstructive practice. He continued for almost ten years before accepting an academic promotion to Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Saint Louis University where he remained on faculty for four years.

Over those four years, he and Dr. Kurt Eichholz began to share consultations on patients who would benefit from complex spinal reconstruction. It became clear that closer collaboration would result in even better care for patients so Dr. Morgan joined Dr. Eichholz at the Saint Louis Minimally Invasive Spine Center in early 2021 with the shared goal of creating the pre-eminent practice for the entire range of spine surgery.

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Dr. Robert A. Morgan with nurse

Specialties include

Severe Deformity & Scoliosis

Dr. Morgan's practice continues to be focused on complex spinal reconstruction including severe deformity and scoliosis as well as evaluation and treatment of failed back syndromes. When he is not straightening the bent or mending the broken, he is active in his church community with his wife and six children. He and his wife enjoy ballroom dance and all things Latin as well as the occasional scuba diving adventure.

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