History

dr. John Maurer, M.D.

(RETIRED)

John Maurer, M.D. established Ashland Orthopaedic Associates in 1977 as a general orthopedic surgeon with special interest and training in joint replacement and problems of the hand.

Dr. Maurer graduated from College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 1964. He received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee in 1967.

Dr. Maurer served as a Naval flight surgeon with the U.S. Marine Corps in Vietnam, following which he completed his residency training in orthopedic surgery in 1974 at the U.S. Naval Hospital in San Diego, California.

Dr. Maurer is board certified in orthopedic surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons since 1977. During his tenure in Ashland, Dr. Maurer has served as Chief of Staff of Ashland Community Hospital and President of Jackson County Medical Society.

DR. DOUGLAS MORRISON, M.D.

(RETIRED)

Douglas P. Morrison, M.D. joined Ashland Orthopaedic Associates in 1982 as a general orthopedic surgeon with special interest in foot and ankle problems and in sports medicine.

Dr. Morrison graduated cum laude from the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology in 1969. He received a fellowship from the National Science Foundation and attended graduate school at the University of Texas in Austin.

In 1975 he received his medical degree from the University of California in San Francisco. He then completed his surgical internship in 1976 at Case Western Reserve and University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio. His residency was completed in 1980 at the San Francisco Orthopedic Residency Training Program.

Dr. Morrison holds medical licenses in Oregon and California. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons since 1983. He has served as Chief of Staff of Ashland Community Hospital.