Prof Philip Morris

Distant end practitioner


Visiting specialist

Prof Morris has medical qualifications MBBS (Hons), BSc(med) (Hons), and PhD.  He is qualified in psychiatry and addiction medicine in Australia and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP) and a Fellow of the Australasian Chapter of Addiction Medicine (FAChAM) of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP).  He is qualified in general adult psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry in both Australia and the USA and is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (AmBPN).  Dr Morris is a member of the Faculty of Old Age Psychiatry and the Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry of the RANZCP.  He is a Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME) with the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (AmBIME).  Prof Morris is a Distinguished Fellow and Board Director of the Pacific Rim College of Psychiatry.

He is Medical Director of the Gold Coast Memory Disorders Clinic.  He has a private psychiatric, psychogeriatric and medico-legal practice on the Gold Coast.  He is a member of the Repatriation Pharmaceutical Reference Committee and is Principal Psychiatric Advisor to the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.  Dr Morris is Psychogeriatric Advisor to the Northern Territory Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service, and consultant psychogeriatrician for the Northern Territory Health Department. 

Prof Morris is visiting Professor at the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, and visiting Professorial Fellow at the Centre for Forensic Excellence, Faculty of Law, Bond University.  Prof Morris has held professor positions in psychiatry at the University of Melbourne and the University of Queensland, and at the School of Health Sciences at Bond University.

His clinical and research interests include the psychiatric care of older adult patients, medical and surgical patients (consultation–liaison psychiatry), neuropsychiatry/psychogeriatrics, post-trauma syndromes, clinical drug trials, and co morbid drug and alcohol and psychiatric conditions.  

Prof Morris has extensive experience in medico-legal assessment for a range of legal jurisdictions.  

Consulting disciplines:
  • Addiction medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychogeriatrics, old age psychiatry

Consultation times: Business hours
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