Distinguished Young Alumni Award
L. Garrison Morgan, MD, FACC – ’10/Cardiology
L. Garrison Morgan, M.D., FACC, is a cardiologist at Providence Health in Columbia, S.C. Morgan received his medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in 2010. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Palmetto Health Richland (now Prisma Health – Midlands), then continued his training at the Medical College of Georgia, completing a fellowship in cardiovascular diseases. Additionally, he did a sub-specialty fellowship in interventional and structural cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida/Columbia University.
Morgan has a special interest in structural heart diseases, conditions that result from abnormalities in the heart's structure, and he has been an integral part of the development of Providence Health's Structural Heart Program. Through this program, he was the first physician in the Midlands to implant the MitraClip, used to treat a severe leak in the mitral valve. In 2019, Morgan was named the "Best of Lexington" in cardiology by Lexington Life Magazine. He is married to wife of 13 years, Kristen Morgan, and has three children, Graham, Reid, and newest addition, Alivia.