Lilah F. Morris-Wiseman, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery - (Clinical Series Track)
Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency
Associate Program Director, ACES Adv GI/MIS Clinical Fellowship

Lilah F. Morris-Wiseman, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery - (Clinical Series Track)
Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency
Associate Program Director, ACES Adv GI/MIS Clinical Fellowship

Lilah Morris-Wiseman, MD, joined the Department of Surgery at the University of Arizona in 2017 after practicing endocrine and general surgery practice 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 grands 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.

Degrees
  • BA, English: University of California at Berkeley, 1995
  • MD: Tulane University School of Medicine, 2004
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 and 1993
  • Dean’s Scholarship for Academic Achievement, University of California, Berkeley, 1992
Residency
  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), General Surgery, 2004-2011
  • UCLA Cancer Gene Medicine Research Fellowship (T32), Immunotherapy of Cancer, 2006-2008
Fellowship
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center, Surgical Endocrinology, 2011-2013
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Surgery, 2012
  • American Association of Endocrine Surgeons Certificate