Heather M. Morgan, M.D.

Family Medicine
Geriatric Medicine

Certification: American Board of Family Practice
Geriatric Medicine Board Certified
Palliative Care Board Certified
Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Family Practice
Fellowship: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Geriatrics

Alegent Creighton Clinic

Family Medicine/Internal Medicine/Pediatrics (Lakeside)
16909 Lakeside Hills Court
Suite 300 - LAKESIDE ONE Professional Center
Omaha, NE 68130
Phone: 402-758-5400
Fax: 402-758-5091


Hospital Affiliation:

Heather M. Morgan, M.D., is board certified in Family Medicine, Geriatrics and Palliative Care. Dr. Morgan joined Alegent Creighton Clinic on July 16, 2007. Dr. Morgan is trained to care for both healthy older adults and those with complex medical needs. She is also certified in palliative care. Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses. It focuses on providing patients with relief from the symptoms, pain, and stress of a serious illness-whatever the diagnosis. The goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family.

Interests

  • Gerontology
  • Caregiver Burden/Stress
  • "Sandwich Generation" issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cognitive Disorders and Impairment
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Delirium
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Falls
  • Incontinence
  • Malnutrition
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Palliative and End-of-life Care

Family Medicine Information

Palliative Medicine specialists focus on providing patients with relief from the symptoms, pain, and stress of an illness, regardless of the diagnosis. Their goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family. Palliative care is appropriate at any age and at any stage in an illness and can be provided along with curative treatment.