Lilah Fran Morris-Wiseman, M.D.

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  • Chief, Johns Hopkins Division of Endocrine Surgery
  • Associate Professor of Surgery


Adrenal Adenoma, Adrenal Surgery, Adrenalectomy, Adrenocortical Carcinoma (ACC), Autoimmune Thyroiditis, Cervical Lymph Node Dissection, Endocrine Surgery, EndocrineSurgery, Follicular Thyroid Cancer, Goiter, Graves' Disease, Hyperparathyroidism, Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, Laparoscopic Adrenal Surgery, Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy, Medullary Thyroid Cancer (MTC), Minimally Invasive Parathyroid Surgery, Minimally Invasive Thyroidectomy, Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN), Papillary Thyroid Cancer, Paraganglioma, Parathyroid Surgery, Pheochromocytoma, Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Adrenalectomy (PRA), Primary Hyperparathyroidism, Scarless Thyroidectomy, Secondary Hyperthyroidism, Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism, Thyroid and Parathyroid, Thyroid Cancer, Thyroid Masses, Thyroid Nodules, Thyroid Surgery more

Research Interests

Optimizing clinical care for patients with surgical endocrine diseases and hereditary endocrine neoplasias. Advancing diversity, inclusion, and equity in surgical education. more

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Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center)

Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508
601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508
10751 Falls Road
Falls Concourse Suite 412
Lutherville, MD 21093 map


Lilah Morris-Wiseman, M.D., F.A.C.S., is an endocrine surgeon who serves as chief of the Division of Endocrine Surgery.

Dr. Morris-Wiseman came to Johns Hopkins in 2021 from the University of Arizona College of Medicine where she was an Associate Professor of Endocrine Surgery. She has a broad endocrine surgery practice using minimally invasive techniques as appropriate to facilitate excellent clinical outcomes with rapid patient recovery. Her clinical practice emphasizes patient-centered shared decision-making and excellent communication and multidisciplinary collaboration so that a patient’s surgical care occurs within an individualized context. She has been named an associate member of the American College of Surgeons' Academy of Master Surgeon Educators. Awardees are recognized for having devoted their careers to surgical education and are considered premier leaders in their respective fields.

Dr. Morris-Wiseman holds committee responsibilities with multiple national organizations including the American Thyroid Association, the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, and the Association of Program Directors in Surgery. She serves on the editorial board of Clinical Thyroidology, is a reviewer for multiple journals, and has published over 50 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters.

Dr. Morris-Wiseman sees patients at the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center in Baltimore and the Johns Hopkins Health Care & Surgery Center – Green Spring Station in Lutherville. more


  • Chief, Johns Hopkins Division of Endocrine Surgery
  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Associate Professor of Oncology

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Tulane University School of Medicine (2004)


  • Surgery; Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center (2011)


  • Endocrine Surgery; University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center (2013)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery (Surgery) (2012)

Research & Publications

Activities & Honors


  • AMES Excellence in Clinical Teaching Faculty Award, 2020
  • University of Arizona Academy of Medical Education Scholars, 2019
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 2018
  • Cancer Survivorship Poster Competition Winner, MD Anderson Trainee Research Day, 2013
  • Travel Award Recipient, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), 2012
  • Wilma Miley Morton Award for research performed during residency, UCLA, 2011
  • Berkheimer Educational Research Award, Institute for Excellence in Education


  • Association for Surgical Education (Member)
  • Latino Surgical Society (Member)
  • Association of Women Surgeons (Member)
  • Endocrine Society (Member)
  • Association for Academic Surgery (Member)
  • Association of Program Directors in Surgery (Member)
  • American Thyroid Association (Member)
  • American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (Member)
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (Member)
  • American College of Surgeons (Member)

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