August 8th, 2008

Nephrologist Joseph Morris III, D.O., will begin seeing patients in August at Great River Medicine Specialists, a multispecialty physician practice on Great River Medical Center’s campus. Dr. Morris joins nephrologist John O. Stevens, M.D., in providing care for diseases affecting the kidneys.

Dr. Morris received his medical degree from Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine, Pikeville, Ky. He then completed an internal medicine residency at St. John West Shore Hospital, Westlake, Ohio, and a fellowship in nephrology at University Hospital-Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, N.Y.

Drs. Morris and Stevens provide care for a comprehensive range of kidney-related conditions and symptoms, including:
• Acute and chronic kidney disease
• Anemia management
• Aqua-phoresis management for heart failure
• Dialysis
• High blood pressure
• Kidney stones

Besides nephrology, Great River Medicine Specialists provides physician care in internal medicine and pulmonary medicine. Great River Medicine Specialists is in Suite 304 in the Eastman Plaza, 1223 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington, Iowa. Office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. To schedule an appointment, please call (319) 768-3200.