Emergency medicine specialist joins Canton-Potsdam Hospital medical staff
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POTSDAM — Emergency medicine specialist Matthew Morgan, DO, has joined the medical staff at St. Lawrence Health System’s Canton-Potsdam Hospital, 50 Leroy St.Dr. Morgan earned his medical degree at University of New England, College of Medicine, Biddeford, ME, and conducted his Residency at Albany Medical Center, Albany. He is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Upon arriving in the North Country, Dr. Morgan said he is thrilled to be close to the Adirondack Mountains, and is looking forward to taking advantage of all the area has to offer.
“I like a small community and being able to have that hands-on approach. I want to give the best possible emergency room care I can provide,” he said.
Dr. Morgan brings director-level experience, is the recipient of the Purple Patch Award for exceptional patient care, and has authored presentations and given lectures. He has also worn the hats of a paramedic/firefighter, and police officer, and is the New York State Troopers Surgeon – Troop B representative.
He is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians, Emergency Medical Residents Association, American Medical Association, and American Osteopathic Association.
Morgan provides treatment of illnesses and injuries requiring immediate medical attention. Conditions such as chest pain, sudden paralysis, seizures, poisoning, choking, severe burns, heavy bleeding, pregnancy-related bleeding, electric shock, unconsciousness, severe allergic reactions, broken bones, loss of limb, head, neck, or spine injuries, and difficult speaking or breathing would be reason to seek emergency medicine.