James W. "Woody" Morgan, MD

Assistant Professor
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

James “Woody” Morgan, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, specializing in the care of patients with Spinal cord Injury and Spinal Cord Disorder (SCI/D). Dr. Morgan graduated with honors from Tulane University School of Medicine. He then completed his residency training in PM&R at Harvard Medical School followed by a Fellowship in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine at Craig Hospital/University of Colorado. Dr. Morgan has a wealth of personal and professional spinal cord injury experience, having lived with a spinal cord injury since 2008. His primary focus is on caring for patients recovering from spinal cord injury and his clinical interests include current concepts in neurorecovery, providing care for patients with paraplegia and tetraplegia, prevention of secondary complications related to spinal cord injury, clinical application of rehabilitation technology, and disability advocacy. He serves as a clinical educator to residents and medical students on the inpatient unit at Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. In addition to providing clinical care to patients, he hopes to instill inspiration that life continues after injury.