Sophie Morse, MD, MS
GI Cancer Program Director
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.
Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology
American Heart Association, Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Education for Physicians on End of Life Care, Trainer
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Internal Medicine Resident
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Fellow Hematology/Oncology