Dr. Joel Morton

Dr. Joel Morton

Dr. Joel Morton is the Medical Director of Summit Pharmacy, Inc. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1988 and he is a board-certified family physician. He has had extensive experience as a physician in charge of workers compensation clinics in North Carolina and throughout the United States. Dr. Morton also has training in sports medicine. He is a recently retired lieutenant colonel in the US Air Force reserve and he served active duty in Iraq in 2005 in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Guest Appearances
March 26, 2015
Chronic Pain, Opioid Addiction, and Injured Workers

“There are more people in chronic pain in America today than diabetics, those with heart disease, those suffering from strokes, and those with cancer combined.” – Dr. Joel Morton The prevalence of chronic pain across the United States is certainly associated with the overuse of opiates, opioids, and narcotics, three words that are used interchangeably....