Medical Diagnostic Associates Hematology & Oncology Overlook Cancer Center
Medical Diagnostic Associates Hematology & Oncology Overlook Cancer Center

Sophie Morse, MD, MS

GI Cancer Program Director

Dr. Sophie Morse, MD

Dr. Sophie Morse graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania and received her Medical Degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey with honors. While in medical school, Dr. Morse conducted research on end-of-life care as part of the EPEC program (Education in Palliative and End-of-Life Care) through Northwestern University. She returned to the University of Pennsylvania to complete her internship and residency, as well as a subsequent Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology. During this period of time, she also received a Master’s of Science in Clinical epidemiology from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Morse is board-certified in Hematology, Oncology, and Internal Medicine.

Dr. Morse has a special interest in treating gastrointestinal malignancies, including cancers of the colon, rectum, anus, liver, bile duct, gallbladder, pancreas, large and small bowel, stomach and esophagus. She also has expertise in caring for patients with malignant and benign blood disorders. She takes advantage of the most advanced research, medical therapies, and opportunities to participate in clinical trials, with the goal of improving patients’ survival and quality of life. Working closely with experts in surgery, radiology, radiation oncology, pathology, and nursing, her specialized multidisciplinary approach to treating patients with digestive system cancers ensures that her patients receive the care and treatment they require to battle their specific diseases, as well as addressing the physical and emotional side effects they experience during treatment.

At Overlook Medical Center, Dr. Morse serves as the Director of the GI Cancer Committee and a member of the Antithrombotics Committee.

Certification

Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology

American Heart Association, Advanced Cardiac Life Support

USMLE Diplomate

Education for Physicians on End of Life Care, Trainer

Medical Training

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ

Residency

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Internal Medicine Resident

Fellowship

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Fellow Hematology/Oncology