He is a member of the American Medical Association and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. He is the past president of the Houston County Medical Society as well as the former Chief of Staff at Southeast Alabama Medical Center. He is the current president of the medical staff at HealthSouth in Dothan, Alabama, and is the medical director for Extendicare Health and Rehab and Wesley Manor Nursing Home. He is married to his wife Mary, of 39 years, and they have three daughters: Amy, Kathryn, and Sarah.
Dr. Morriss was awarded the Doctors of Excellence in 2014.