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Dr. Martin A. Morse

Washington, D.C.

Surgeon Dr. Martin A. Morse

Dr. Morse is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who graduated Summa Cum Laude from Duke University and at the top of his class from the Duke University School of Medicine. He completed an Internship and Junior Residency in General Surgery at Barnes Hospital/Washington University and his Senior Residency and Chief General Surgery training at the University of Rochester. Completing Research Fellowships in Pediatric Transplant Surgery at Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School and the Cincinnati Children's Hospital, he authored numerous peer reviewed basic science and clinical papers and has a patent from MIT. Dr. Morse was trained in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Florida and is uniquely trained as a Plastic Surgeon having also completed an Orthopedic Hand & Upper Extremity Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Morse strives to bring a strong sense of caring and commitment to each patient and believes that trust and understanding are key factors in the patient-surgeon relationship. He has been voted a Top Doctor for over 20 years both nationally by U.S. News & World Report and in the Washington DC metro area in both Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery. Dr. Morse has also served his country during a distinguished 23 year career in the US Navy including Desert Storm, the War on Terrorism and Iraqi Freedom, retiring at the rank of CAPTAIN and receiving 4 Navy Commendation Medals and the Meritorious Service Medal awarded by the President of the United States. He also trained and served as a NASA flight surgeon for a number of Shuttle Missions in the 1990s and 2000s.

Morse Hand and Plastic Surgery

The Great Falls Plastic Surgery Center

Martin A. Morse, MD., F.A.C.S

10132 Colvin Run Road, Suite F

Great Falls, VA 22066

Tel: 703-757-6190/Fax: 703-757-6195

mamorsemd@gmail.com

CURRICULUM VITAE

MARTIN A. MORSE, MD

Personal Information:

Date of Birth:

Place of Birth:

Marital Status:

June 25, 1957

Louisville, Kentucky; U.S.A.

Married; Jennifer E. Morse

Current Employment:

Private Practice:

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery including Specialization in

Head and Neck and Body Contouring Cosmetic Surgery and

Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery

Morse Hand and Plastic Surgery

The Great Falls Plastic Surgery Center

Great Falls, Virginia

(January 1999 - present)

Post-Graduate Training & Fellowship Appointments (Continued):

1985-1987

Research Fellow in Pediatric Surgery, Laboratory of Surgical

Research, Department of Surgery, The Children's Hospital,

Harvard Medical School; Boston, Massachusetts

1984-1985

Assistant Resident in General Surgery, Department of

Surgery, Barnes Hospital/Washington University Medical

Center; St. Louis, Missouri

1983-1984

Intern in General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Barnes

Hospital/Washington University Medical Center; St. Louis,

Missouri

Hospital Affiliations:

2016 - Present

HCA Stone Springs Hospital; Dulles, Virginia

Active Medical Staff

1997-Present

Loudoun Hospital Center; Leesburg, Virginia

Active/Courtesy Medical Staff

1995- Present

INOV A Fair Oaks Hospital: Fairfax, Virginia

Active Medical Staff

1995-Present

INOVA Fairfax Hospital; Falls Church, Virginia

Active/Courtesy Medical Staff

1995-Present

HCA Reston Hospital Center; Reston, Virginia

Active Medical Staff

1995-2011

National Naval Medical Center; Bethesda, Maryland

Active Medical Staff

1993-1995

Naval Hospital Jacksonville; NAS/ Jacksonville, Florida

2002-2005

Active Medical Staff (1993-1995; 2002-2005)

Academic/Faculty Appointments:

2005-Present

Clinical Faculty, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic

Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University School of

Medicine; Richmond, Virginia

1995- Present

Clinical Faculty, Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown

University School of Medicine; Washington, D.C.

1993-1995

Teaching Resident in Plastic Surgery, Division of Plastic and

Reconstructive Surgery, University of Florida College of

Medicine; Gainesville, Florida

1992-1993

Teaching Fellow in Hand and Upper Extremity surgery,

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh

School of Medicine: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1985-1987

Research Fellow in Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery,

The Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School; Boston,

Massachusetts

1983-1985

Teaching Resident in Surgery, Department of Surgery, Barnes

Hospital/ Washington University School of Medicine; St. Louis,

Missouri

Board Certifications:

2011

Re-certified (2009 Maintenance of Certification for

2011 to 2021), American Board of Plastic Surgery

2001

Certifying Examination, American Board of Plastic Surgery

[Certificate #6249)

1996

Qualifying Examination, American Board of Plastic Surgery

1992

Qualifying Examination, American Board of Surgery

1984

National Board of Medical Examiners

[Certificate# 272205)

Certifications (continued):

2011

Cynosure Rev Lite Q-Switched Nd: Yag Laser for Tattoo

Removal & Facial Rejuvenation

2010

ACLS Instructor; AHA and U.S. Navy, National Naval

Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland

2010

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Re-certification; AHA and

U.S. Navy, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda,

Maryland

2010

Basic Life Support Re-Certification; National Naval Medical

Center, Bethesda, Maryland

2008

ACLS Instructor; AHA and U.S. Navy, National Naval

Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland

2008

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Re-certification; AHA and

U.S. Navy, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda,

Maryland

2008

Basic Life Support Re-Certification; National Naval Medical

Center, Bethesda, Maryland

2006

Advanced Trauma Life Support Re-certification, Committee

on Trauma, American College of Surgeons, U.S. Navy,

National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland

2006

ACLS Instructor; AHA and U.S. Navy, National Naval

Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland

2006

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Re-certification; AHA and

U.S. Navy, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda,

Maryland

2006

Basic Life Support Re-Certification; National Naval Medical

Center, Bethesda, Maryland

2005

Basic Life Support Re-certification; AHA and U.S. Navy,

National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland

2004

ACLS Instructor; AHA and U.S. Navy, National Naval

Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland

Certifications (continued):

1998

Basic Life Support Re-Certification, Reston Hospital; Reston,

Virginia

1997

CO2 Laser Resurfacing, Luxor Corp; Baltimore, Maryland

1998

Erbium Laser Resurfacing, HMG Inc; Springfield, Virginia

1997

LPIR Laser Hair Removal, Cynosure, Inc. and Innovative

Laser Inc; Reston, Virginia

1996

LV, V and Alexandrite Pulse Dye Laser Surgery, Cynosure,

Inc and Innovative Laser, Inc; Reston, Virginia

1996

Advanced Trauma Life Support, Committee on Trauma,

American College of Surgeons, U.S. Navy, National Naval

Medical Center; Bethesda, Maryland

1996

PhotoGenica T-10 Q-Switched Alexandrite, PhotoGenica V

and PhotoGenica LV Laser Surgery, Cynosure Inc; Virginia

Beach, Virginia

1996

Strategic Medical Readiness and Contingency Course, Naval

School of Health Sciences; Bethesda, Maryland

1996

Basic Life Support Re-Certification, Reston Hospital; Restoo,

Virginia

1995

Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel, the 3M Corporation, Reston

Hospital; Reston, Virginia

1994

Basic Life Support Re-Certification, University of Florida

Medical Center; Gainesville, Florida

1994

Astronaut Flight Surgeon, NASA, Johnson Space Center:

Houston, Texas

1992

Advance Trauma Life Support, Committee on Trauma,

American College of Surgeons, C-4 (Combat Casualty Course,

U.S. Army) Fort Sam Houston; Sao Antonio, Texas

1992

C-4, Combat Casualty Care Course, U.S. Army, Fort Sam

Houston; San Antonio, Texas

Awards, Honors and Membership in Honorary Societies (continued):

2015

"10 Best" Plastic Surgeons, State of Virginia, by the American

Institute of Plastic Surgeons

2015

Who's Who Top Doctors "Honors Edition"

2015

Top Doctors Award, Plastic Surgery, Northern Virginia

Magazine

2015

Top Doctors Award, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, U.S.

(Castle Connelly)

2015

Top Doctors Award, Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery, U.S.

(Castle Connelly)

2014

Top Doctors Award, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, U.S.

(Castle Connelly)

2014

Top Doctors Award, Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery, U.S.

(Castle Connelly)

2014

Top Doctors Award, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, U.S.

(US News & World Report Magazine)

2014

SuperDoctors.com

2013

Top Doctors Award, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, U.S.

(Castle Connelly)

2013

SuperDoctors.com

2013

Top Doctors Award, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, U.S.

(US News & World Report Magazine)

2013

Top Doctors Award, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery,

U.S. (Castle Connelly)

2012

Top Doctors Award, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, U.S.

(Castle Connelly)

2012

SuperDoctors.com

2012

Top Doctors Award, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, U.S.

(US News & World Report Magazine2012

Top Doctors Award, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, U.S.

2011

Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (Gold Star in

Lieu of Fourth Award), for administrative and clinical service

to NNMC Bethesda Reserve Detachment, Naval Air Station,

Andrews Air Force Base (2004 -2010)

2011

Top Doctors Award, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, U.S.

(Castle Connelly)

2011

SuperDoctors.com

2011

Top Doctors Award, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, U.S

(US News & World Report Magazine)

2011

AMA Physician's Recognition Award

2010

Top Doctors Award, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, U.S.

(Castle Connelly)

2010

Top Doctors Award, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery,

U.S. (Castle Connelly)

Awards, Honors and Membership in Honorary Societies (continued):

2006

Top Doctors Award, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, U.S.

(Castle Connelly)

2006

Top Doctors Award, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery,

U.S. (Castle Connelly)

2006

Top Doctors, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, The

Washingtonian Magazine

2006

American Society of Plastic Surgeon's CME Award

2005

Top Doctors Award, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, U.S.

(Castle Connelly)

2005

Top Doctors Award, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery,

U.S. (Castle Connelly)

2005

Top Doctors, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, The

Washingtonian Magazine

2005

Who's Who in the World

2005

Reappointed for second consecutive three year term, Duke

University School of Medicine Medical Alumni Council

2005

AMA Physician's Recognition Award

2005

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal (GWOT),

Department of Defense and U.S. Navy, awarded for continuous

active and reserve duty following September 11, 2001

2004

Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, awarded

during mobilization to active duty in support of Operations

Noble Eagle, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, MarchJune

2003

2003

Meritorious Unit Commendation, U.S. Navy for Service during

Operations Noble Eagle, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi

Freedom; NR NNMC Bethesda HQ 106

2003

Meritorious Unit Commendation, U.S. Navy for service

immediately after September 11, 2001 terrorist attack; NR

NNMC Bethesda HQ 106

2003

Appointed to FY-03 USN Review Board, Armed Forces Health

Professions Scholarship Program [HPSP]; subsequently renominated

for FY-04 & FY-05

2002

AMA Physician's Recognition Award

2002

National Defense Medal, Department of Defense

Commendation for Active Duty Service after September 11,

2001 [Bronze Star in lieu of Second Award]

2002

Appointed to Duke University School of Medicine Medical

Alumni Council

2001

Recognition for Participation as Regional Interviewer,

Admissions Committee, Duke University School of Medicine

2002

American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons CME

award

Awards, Honors and Membership in Honorary Societies (continued):

1974

National Honor Society, Winston Churchill High School,

Potomac, MD

Surgical Society Committee Appointments:

2007 - Present

Pathways To Leadership (ASPS)

2007 - Present

Physician Leadership Institute (Medical Society of VA)

2007 - 2010

Coding Committee, American Society of Plastic

Surgeons/Plastic Surgery Educational Fund (ASPS/PSEF)

2005 - 2010

Annual Meeting Instructional Course

Committee/Reconstruction Subcommittee, ASPS/PSEF

2005 - 2007

Government Affairs Council/Federal Affairs Committee, ASPS

2005 - 2006

Annual Giving Committee, PSEF

2003 - 2005

Scientific Program Committee, ASPS

2003 - 2005

E-Learning Committee, PSEF

1998 - 2001

Young Plastic Surgeons Committee, ASPS

Civic Organizations:

2019

Member, Alexandria Valley Knights of St. Andrews

2019

Member, Alexandria Valley Scottish Rite (32nd degree)

2018

Member, Kena Shriners (Loudoun County, VA); Shriners

International

2017

Master Mason (3rd Degree), A.F. & A.M. of Virginia (USA)

2014

Co-Founding Member, Elysium Ventures, L.L.C.

2013

Co-Founding Member, Paradise Ranch Parrots and Exotics,

L.L.C.

2013

Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

2012

Co-Founding Member, The Ari David Moses Morse

Foundation Providing Pre-Natal Care to African Mothers and

Medical and Surgical Care to Orphaned African Children

(5013C)

2011

Friends of the National Zoo (Smithsonian National Zoological

Park), Washington, DC

Membership in Professional and Scientific Societies:
International Societies:

2015 -

Member, International Society of Plastic &

Reconstructive Surgeons for Regenerative Medicine and

Surgery

2006 -

Member, International Society of Plastic & Reconstructive

Surgeons

2000 - 2005

Candidate Member, International Society of Plastic and

Reconstructive Surgeons

1991- 2003

Associate Member, International Federation of Surgical

Colleges

National Societies:

2016 -

Member, Wilderness Medical Society

2011 -

Member, American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery

2008 -

Member, American Association of Plastic Surgeons

2006 -

Member, American Association for Hand Surgery

2005 -

Member, American College of Physician Executives

2005 -

Active Member, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons

2003 -

Fellow, American College of Surgeons

2003 -

Active Member, Southeastern Society of Plastic and

Reconstructive Surgeons

2003 - 2005

Candidate Member, American Society of Maxillofacial

Surgeons

2003 -

Candidate Member, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic

Surgery

2002 -

Active Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons

2001 - 2003

Associate Fellow, American College of Surgeons

1997 - 2003

Associate Fellow, American College of Surgeons

1996 - 2002

Candidate Member, American Society of Plastic and

Reconstructive Surgeons

1995 - 2000

Associate Fellow, American College of Surgeons

1995 -

Surgical Infection Society

1995 - 1999

Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgery

1994 - 1999

Society of In Vitro Biology (Formerly The Tissue Culture

Association)

1992 - 1995

Candidate Group, American Society of Plastic and

Reconstructive Surgeons

1993 - 1995

Candidate Group, American College of Surgeons

1993 - 1999

American Society for Artificial Internal Organs

1992 - 1999

American Trauma Society

Bibliography:
Video:

a. Dore, D.; Petrera,P.; Morse,M.A.; Sotereanos,D.G. and Rubash, H.

"Free Vascularized Fibular Graft for Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral

Head : Surgical Technique," presented at the American Academy of

Orthopedic Surgeons; New Orleans, Louisiana; February 1994

b. Morse, M.A and Vacanti, J.P." Time-Lapse Photography : A Novel

Tool To Study Normal Morphogenesis and The Diseased

Hepatobiliary System In Children," presented at the American

Pediatric Surgical Association; Hilton Head Island, South Carolina;

May 6-9,1987.

Abstracts:

1. Morse, .M.A.; Yu, Leonard T.; LaTorre, Guy; Marotta, J.; Batich, C.,

and Hardt, N. Sisson " In Vitro Measurement of Silicone Bleed in

Explanted Barriered and Unbarriered Breast Prostheses," presented at

the 1995 Plastic Surgery Senior Resident's Meeting; Ann Arbor,

Michigan; April 19-23, 1995.

2. Sotereanos, D.G.; Morse, M.A. and Herndon, J.H. " The Darrach

Hemiresection Arthroplasty: A Modification of Both the Darrach and

Bower's Procedures," presented at the Annual American Society

For Surgery of the Hand Meeting; Kansas City, Missouri; September 25 -

27, 1993.

3. Morse, M.A.; Andruss, R.J.; Rubash, H.E and Sotereanos , D.G. "

Aseptic Necrosis of the Femoral Head: Early Treatment with the

Vascularized Fibular Graft," presented at the Annual American Society

of Reconstructive Microsurgery; Kansas City, Missouri; September

25-27, 1993.

4. Morse, M.A.; Andruss, R.J.; Rubash, H.E. and Sotereanos, D.G. "

Aseptic Necrosis of the Femoral Head: Early Treatment with the

Vascularized Fibular Graft, " presented at the Combined

American/European Microsurgery Meeting; San Tropez, France; May

1993.

Bibliography (continued):
Abstracts (continued):

12. Vacanti, J.P.; Morse, M.A.; Domb, A.; Saltzman, W.M.; Perez-Atayde, A.

and Langer, R. "Chimeric Neomorphogenesis of Organs: A Proposal for

Organ Replacement using Controlled Cellular Implantation on

Bioasorbable Artificial Matrices," presented at the American Pediatric

Surgical Association Meeting; Hilton Head Island South Carolina; May

6-9, 1987.

13. Morse, M.A. and Vacanti, J.P. "Timed-Lapse Photography: A Novel Tool

to Study Normal Morphogenesis and the Diseased Hepatobilary System

in Children," presented at the American Pediatric Surgical Association

Meeting; Hilton Head Island, South Carolina' may 6-9, 1987.

14. Morse, M.A. and Vacanti, J.P. "Biliary Epithelial Cell for In Vitro

Characterization of Biliary Atresia and Other Cholangiopathies,"

presented at the Seventh Annual Pediatric Surgical Residents'

Conference; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; November 8-9, 1986.

15. Vacanti, J.P.; Perez-Atayde, A.; Ryan, D.P. and Morse, M.A. "Serum

Antibodies to Biliary Epithelium in Children with Biliary Atresia,"

presented at the American Pediatric Surgical Association Meetingl

Toronto, Ontario, Canada; May 14-17, 1986.

16. Morse, M.A.; Ryan, D.P. and Vacanti, J.P., "Biliary Epithelial Cells for

In Vitro Studies of Biliary Atresia and Other Cholangiopathies,"

presented at the Society of University Surgeons Residents' Conference;

Richmond, Virginia; February 12, 1986.

17. Morse, M.A.; Farb, R.M.; Thomas, C. and Lazarus, G. A.,

"lmmunocytochemical Localization of Chemoattractant Proteinase In

Whole Human Skin, Fibroblasts, Lymphocytes, and Granulocytes,"

presented at the Fortieth Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative

Dermatology; Washington, D.C. May 7-9, 1979.

Bibliography (continued):
Publications (continued):

8. Morse, M.A.; Farb, R.M.; Thomas, C. and Lazarus, G.S.

"lmmunocytochemical Localization of Chemoattractant Proteinase in

Whole Human Skin, Fibroblasts, Lymphocytes, and Granulocytes" in

The Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry. 28 (7): 677-682, 1980.

9. Yuspa, S.H.; Elgjo, K.; Morse, M.A. and Weibel, F.J. "Retinyl Acetate

Modulation of Cell Growth Kinetics and Carcinogens-Cellular

Interactions in Mouse Epidermal Cell Cultures," in Chem-Biol.

Interactions. 16: 251-264, 1977.

Bibliography (continued):
Posters:

1. Andruss, R.J.; Morse, M.A.; Rubash, H.E. and Sotereanos, D.G. "Aseptic

Necrosis of the Femoral Head: Early Treatment with the Vascularized

Fibular Grafts," presented at the Annual American Academy of

Orthopaedic Surgeons Meeting: New Orleans, Louisiana; February 1994.

2. Sotereanos, D.G.; Morse, M.A., and Herndon, J.H. "The Darrach

Hemiresection Arthroplasty: A Modification of Both the Darrach and

Bower's Procedures," presented at the Annual American Academy of

Orthopaedic Surgeons Meeting: New Orleans, Louisiana; February 1994.

3. Morse, M.A.; Boyce, S.T.; Daugherty, C.C. and Ziegler, M.M. "Human

Biliary Epithelial Cells for In Vitro Studies of Biliary Atresia and Other

Cholangiopathies," presented at the 1992 World Congress of Cell Tissue

Culture Meeting; Crystal City, Virginia (Washington, D.C.); June 20-25,

1992.

Bibliography (continued):
Lecture Presentations (continued):

2005

"The War in Iraq 2003 - 2005: Role of Reconstructive Surgery in our

returning Sailors & Marines," presented to the Department of

Nursing & the Operating Room Staff, Reston Hospital Center,

Reston, Virginia [October 18, 2005].

2005

"The Reconstructive Ladder: Role of Reconstructive Microsurgery

and the Reserve Military Plastic Surgeon during the War in Iraq,

2003 - 2005," presented to the U.S. Navy Command Staff, MidAtlantic

Region, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland

[September 22, 2005).

2003

"The War in Iraq 2003: Role of Reconstructive Surgery in our

returning Sailors & Marines," presented to the Department of

Surgery, National Naval Medical Center [June 19, 2003].

2003

Maxillofacial Trauma Surgery," presented to the Department of

Surgery, National Naval Medical Center [June 19, 2003].

2003

"Burn Wound Care in the 21st Century," presented to the Department

of Surgery, National Naval Medical Center (June 12, 2003].

2003

"Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the 21st Century," presented to

the Department of Surgery, National Naval Medical Center (June 5,

2003].

2003

"Burn Wound Care in the 21st Century," presented to Division of

Plastic Surgery, Fairfax Hospital [January 7, 2003].

2002

"Burn Wound Care in the 21st Century," presented to the NR NNMC

Bethesda HQ unit [November 17, 2002].

2000-07

"Cosmetic surgery in the 2151 Century," presented to diverse

community groups.

2000 - 07

"Treatment of Hand & Upper Extremity Trauma [including Replantation]

in the 21st Century;" presented to Georgetown University

School of Medicine students, residents & faculty; hand therapists;

nursing organizations; and hospital personnel.

Patents:

1990

Controlled Cellular Implantation Using Artificial Matrices,

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge Massachusetts