Stephen M. Morse, DO, MPH & TM, FACOL, FASN

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Clinical Location:

LSU Healthcare Network

Kenner Multi-Specialty Clinic
200 West Esplanade, Suite 701
Kenner, LA 70065
Phone: 504-412-1705
Fax: 504-412-1702

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LSU Special Hypertension clinic
LSU Renal clinic

2000 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 504-702-5700
Fax: 504-568-2127


Academic Location

Section of Nephrology
1542 Tulane Avenue
Room 330A
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 504-568-2548
Fax: 504-568-2127


DO - 1982
Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

MPH - 1994
Tulane University


Dr. Morse joined the faculty of LSU School of Medicine in 2000.after 17 years of clinical experience in Louisiana, Florida, Thailand, and Uzbekistan. Dr. Morse has been Medical Director of the Davita Hemodialysis Unit in Baton Rouge, LA since 2005 and was successful in opening the Crescent City Hemodialysis Unit and a peritoneal dialysis clinic in New Orleans in 2009. During this time, Dr. Morse also served three years as the Nephrology Fellowship Program Director

Tropical Medicine 1983-1986
Tulane University , New Orleans, LA

Internal Medicine 1995-1997
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Nephrology 1997-1099
Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

National Board of Examiners: Diplomate
American Society of Hypertension: Specialist in Clinical Hypertension
American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine
American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine : Nephrology

Research Interests Anemia
Teaching Activities

Lectures and clinical supervision for students, residents, and fellows

Board Review Course in Nephrology for the Family Practice Annual Board Review Course

Selected Publications

Kathresal A, Biundo J, Blais CM, Morse S, Reisin E. A rare case of Candida arthritis in a hemodialysis patient. Am J Med Sci. Nov; 336(5):437-40, 2008

Good D, Morse SA, Ventura HO, Reisin E. Obesity, hypertension and the heart. J. Cardiometab Syndr. 3(3): 168-72, 2008.

Thakur V, Morse S, Reisin E. Functional and Structural Renal Changes in the Early Stages of Obesity. Wolf G (ed): Obesity and the Kidney. Contrib Nephrol. Basel, Karger, Vol 151, pp 135-150, 2006.

Zhang R, Liao J, Morse S, Donelon S, Reisin E. The Kidney in the Metabolic Syndrome. Am J Med Sci. 330(6):319-325, 2005.

Morse SA, Zhang R, Thakur V, Reisin E. Hypertension in the Metabolic Syndrome. Am J Med Sci. 330(6): 202-110, 2005.

Morse SA, Bravo PE, Morse MC, Reisin E. The Heart in Obesity Hypertension. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. Jul; 3(4): 647-658, 2005.