Dr. Morrissey was born and raised in Phillipsburg, KS. After graduating from Phillipsburg High School in 1995, he attended Fort Hays State University from 1995-1999. While at FHSU, he obtained a Bachelor's of Science in Physical Education with an Athletic Training emphasis and was also a sprinter on the Fort Hays State Track Team. While there, he also met his future wife Tranda Albers; they were married in July 1999.
In 1999, he began his pursuit of medicine as a career. They first moved to Clyde, Ks where Chris attended Cloud County Community College to obtain his pre-requisites for medical school. He simultaneously worked as a Nurse's Aide and Respiratory Therapist at Republic County Hospital in Belleville, KS.
Chris was accepted into the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2002. Dr. Morrissey graduated from KCUMB in 2007. During his years in medical school he also completed an Undergraduate Fellowship in Osteopathic Manipulation, postponing his graduation by one year.
Dr. Morrissey was accepted into the general surgery residency at Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc, MI. This training required an additional five years.
He is involved on the national level with: American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, American Osteopathic Association, American Hernia Society and is Board Certified. He was inducted as a fellow to the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons in 2015.
Dr. Morrissey and his wife Tranda have nine children: Caterina, Arianna, Sebastien, Nikolette, Domynik, and Brodyrik, Gideon, Tobyas and Kaspien. His interests include movies, music, running, weightlifting, geocaching, and fitness.
In 2021, Dr. Morrissey launched the podcast, The Morrissey Movement. The weekly medical podcast focuses on one topic in medicine and one topic in fitness. Find The Morrissey Movement on Apple podcasts, Google podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, or Amazon Music. You may also listen directly here.
To Schedule an Appointment with Dr. Morrissey, please call 222-6270.
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