About Randall C. Morgan, Jr., MD, MBA
Dr. Morgan is an Orthopedic Surgeon achieving a career of excellence in service to his patients, a visionary leader in group medical practice, community and youth mentorship and national medical leadership. He presently serves as The President and CEO of the W. Montague Cobb/NMA Health Institute, the research arm of the National Medical Association.
As a leader in his profession, he served as President of the National Medical Association in 1996-1997 and he also served as President of the Indiana Orthopedic Society in 1999. He is a founding member of the J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society.
Dr. Morgan continues to be engaged in the practice of Orthopedic Surgery with an emphasis on non-surgical orthopedics and workman’s compensation medicine. He is also an active research specialist and writer in the field of racial and ethnic health disparities.
Dr. Morgan earned a BA in Chemistry from Grinnell College, Iowa, and began a long career of medicine after acceptance at Howard University College of Medicine, in Washington, D.C., where he received the M.D. degree. He served an internship and orthopedic surgery residency at Northwestern University,
In Chicago, IL where he was recognized as “Resident of the Year” and served as Chief Resident of Orthopedic Surgery. He then served as Resident Physician in Orthopedic Rehabilitation. at the prestigious Rancho Los Amigos Hospital in Downey, CA. Following the completion of his residency. Dr. Morgan joined two of his Northwestern faculty members in their private practice in Evanston, IL, and became the first African American staff surgeon at the hospital.
Current Hospital Affiliations:
Sarasota Memorial Healthcare
Lakewood Ranch Medical Center
Dr. Morgan practiced in his hometown, Gary, IN, and with the assistance of his father, Mr. Randall Morgan, Sr, he founded the Orthopedic Centers of Northwest Indiana serving as President. He completed a fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedics at the Children’s Hospital of Cincinnati. He served as Asst. Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Indiana University and as Clinical Associate at Northwestern University. He later earned his MBA from the University of South Florida. He has over 200 publications and presentations during his scientific career.
In addition to his contributions to community service, Dr. Morgan is a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and certified by the American Board of Managed Care Medicine.
A singular highlight was receiving an honorary Doctor of Science by his alma mater, Grinnell College. He was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha honorary medical society at Howard University. He also serves as a life member of the Grinnell College Board of Trustees as well as the Indiana University Foundation Board of Directors. He is an active member of the Board of Directors of the Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe.
Dr. Morgan presently serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Florida State School of Medicine and Clinical Asst. Professor of Community Medicine at the University of Connecticut Health Center. It is there that he continues to develop his research interest in healthcare and musculoskeletal disparities.
LISTENING TO BLACK VOICES
Pioneering Physician Randall C. Morgan Jr. on His Lifetime of Fighting for Health Care Equity
Plus, how the Covid-19 pandemic is adversely affecting the Black community.
Interview with Dr. Randall C. Morgan, Jr. in Sarasota Magazine, September 15, 2020
“I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend anyone with an orthopedic problem to see Dr. Morgan. I can honestly say that he takes his time to think about your problem and is extremely thorough. He does not rush through an appointment and gives your situation and diagnosis ample time in order to get it right. He listens, is trustworthy and knowledgeable.”
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