Dr. Max Morgan is a family practitioner practicing in Price, UT. Dr. Morgan specializes in comprehensive health care for people of all ages. In addition to diagnosing and treating illnesses, family practitioners also put focus on preventative care with routine checkups, tests and personalized coaching on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Morgan possesses immense general knowledge on maintaining health and today, family practitioners provide more care for the underserved and rural populations than any other medical specialty.
Education and Training
University of Utah School of Medicine Medical Degree 1971
American Board of Family Medicine
Dr. Max Gorishek Morgan, MD, FAAFP's Expert Contributions
I believe that you were done feeling well last anywhere from six months to a year. The sensation in the skin and deeper tissue should gradually recur over the next several months and it will be a slow process. READ MORE
The BIG danger is if the appedix is gangrenous or has already ruptered. READ MORE
It can be done is the same day surgery so the time for preop, anesthesia, surgery, recovery and discharge can be done within 4 to 6 hours. Barring any complications, This is pretty much a straightforward surgery. READ MORE
Yes, it is like the worst case of tonsillitis that you may have experienced. However, local anesthesia and topical lidocaine can be used along with a narcotic to provide comfort. READ MORE
This would be a tough question without getting CT scan of the chest and also watching with cardiac output is doing with his heart. Severe practice excavatum can’t prevent the expansion and contraction of the heart. This information would be necessary before a decision can be made in regards to surgery. This also is a pretty serious operation so something to consider and keep in mind. READ MORE
Most hernias are potentially serious. There was an all-time doc that I worked with in his statement and was having a hernia is like walking down the street with the live rattlesnake in your pocket. The biggest shoe if a hernia getting trapped the blood supply can be cut off to that portion of your in test time and you can get dead bow. This is a surgical emergency. It is also a much worse prognosis if that is on the left side of your belly as the colon resides in there. As you may or may not know the colon has about 60% of the stool in it that contains bacteria. This bacteria is not nice or kind to your body so yeah if it’s an inguinal, umbilical hernia or a spigalean hernia you better look at Surgery. This is especially true if the hernia becomes incarcerated, then it becomes strangulated, and then you got dead bowel. READ MORE
Depending on the type of surgery, if it was laparoscopic surgery versus open surgery the duration of healing is different open surgery requires about six weeks before you’re fully recovered,laparoscopic surgery recovery time is a little faster but I wouldn’t push much more until you reach the six week term. READ MORE
I would not rush into surgery at this point. He is still young enough that with rest, the knee may improve with just a simple use of anti-inflammatory medicines such as aspirin, ibuprofen, and acetaminophen for pain. There may come a time where he may need to have his knee scoped in the procedure is very simple. Recovery time is fast. Perhaps at this time, pure conservative therapy would be recommended. READ MORE
Pain after appendectomy usually resolves shortly, at the most, maybe up to two weeks in the area of surgery, but gradually decreasing on a daily basis. If mesh was used in the surgery area, I would consult with your surgeon and have them reevaluate. Mesh has come into a lot of controversy lately. READ MORE
It depends on the location of your pain. If the pain is in the right lower side of your abdomen or around your belly button I would consider a good exam by your doctor. Sometimes the CAT scan of the abdomen can alleviate the need for pain. The typical symptoms of pain of appendicitis is first of all as you mention nausea, followed by pain around the belly button (Peri-umbilical) Pain and then localizing in the right portion of the abdomen midway between the belly button in the right hip bone. If the pain is tender to touch and press in the right lower portion of the abdomen and the with would rapid Release of pressure at that point he gets pain when you let go that’s more characteristic of appendicitis. In addition one is more symptomatic a blood count should be obtained, his abdomen should be listen to you to see if he does have bowel sounds. Modern techniques would also include a CAT scan of the abdomen. If indeed he meets all of these criteria then surgery is indicated. READ MORE
Initially after surgery there is some slight redness and slight swelling at the site of surgery. If the swelling gets worse and the redness persist and now more and more localized tenderness I would be concerned about infection and again have your surgeon evaluate the surgical site. Usually however within the first couple of days Slight swelling, tenderness, and slight redness is a common occurrence. READ MORE
This depends on how overweight that you are. Recovery can be complicated and the fact that you are diabetic. Consult both with your endocrinologist and your surgeon. READ MORE
It should be biopsied and during the biopsy completely removed. That way the lot can be analyzed for any worry some issues. READ MORE
They are usually completely gone by 3 weeks. Yes ice cream does sooth the throat after tonsillectomy. READ MORE
Yes it should be removed and it would only have a very small if any scar. There’s always a chance that a lipoma may not be a lipoma after all but could be a liposarcoma and to air on the side of caution I would remove it. READ MORE
The sooner the repair, the better, as the potential for incarceration and strangulation increases daily. READ MORE
Take the pain medication as prescribed. Ice cream is good because it is soothing to the throat, reduces swelling, and is definitely a comfort food and that there is nutrition provided as well as topical pain controlled by the coldNess of the ice cream. Avoid nuts or fruits in the Ice cream. READ MORE
- Police Surgeon Badge 1992 Governor of Utah
- American Medical Association
- Utah Medical Association
- Association of American Physicians and Surgeons
- Oakwood Hosp, Flexible Or Transitional Year
- University of Utah (Flight Training/ SWATT)
- Oakland Regional Hospital
Professional Society Memberships
- Utah Medical Association, American Medical Association, Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, American Academy of Family Physicians
What do you attribute your success to?
- Mother and Father, unconditional love and support. Could not have succeeded without them.Family history of Doctors.
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Get to know Family Practitioner Dr. Max Gorishek Morgan, who serves the population of Bountiful, Utah. Dr. Morgan graduated with his Medical Degree from the University of Utah in 1971, giving him over four decades of experience in his field. After obtaining his Medical Degree he completed his internship with Oakland Regional Hospital. He then completed his residency with the University of Utah where he was additionally trained in Flight Training and SWATT. To stay up to date in his field he remains a professional member of the Utah Medical Association, American Medical Association, Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, and has been inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. In 1992, he was awarded the Police Surgeon Badge by the Governor. He currently practices as a family practitioner with Castleview Hospital where he holds an expertise in Family Practice, General Surgery, Aerospace Medicine, and as a SWAT Police Surgeon. Family medicine is the medical specialty which provides continuing, comprehensive health care for the individual and family. It is a specialty in breadth that integrates biological, clinical and behavioral sciences. The scope of family medicine encompasses all ages, both sexes, each organ system, as well as every disease entity. The specialist is called a family physician or family doctor. Dr. Morgan attributes his professional success to his mother and father who provided him with unconditional love and support, as well as his family history of doctors.
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