W Philip Morrissette III MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My goal as your physician is to provide you with the highest level of personalized care. In order for you to maintain optimal health, we will work closely together using state-of-the-art tools and technology for an extensive health evaluation, to promote wellness and prevent disease and to detect and treat Illness in its early stages. I will be your advocate and partner, helping guide your medical decisions while assisting you and your family as we navigate the complexities of our healthcare system.

Physician Profile


Washington and Lee University
Lexington, VA
Bachelor of Science, Chemistry and Mathematics 1972
Medical School
University of Virginia, School of Medicine
Charlottesville, VA
Doctorate of Medicine 1976
Riverside Hospital
Newport News, VA
Riverside Hospital
Newport News, VA



Professional Society Memberships

American Academy of Family Physicians
Richmond Academy of Medicine
Richmond Academy of Family Physicians

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

Staff Member, Johnston-Willis Hospital 1979-present
Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Practice, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University Affiliated Programs 1979-present
Virginia Academy of Family Physicians
- Board of Directors 1986-1989
- Treasurer 1989-1995
Secretary, Chippenham and Johnston-Willis Hospital 1984

Hospital Affiliations

Chippenham and Johnston-Willis Hospital
Hospital Corporation of America

Honors and Awards

Top Doctor in Richmond Area, Richmond Magazine 2010


American Academy of Family Physicians

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Mike

    A kind, caring yet very confident and knowledgeable man who treats me and my family as equals. He has calmed my tears over a poten...

  • Member: Cheryl

    I appreciate the compassion and concern Dr. Morrissette shows during my visits. He is not patronizing, nor does he diminish my he...

  • Member: Joan

    Dr. Morrissette has been my physician and my family's physician since 1989. He knows me and my family like the back of his hand, ...

  • Member: Jackie

    Dr. Morrissette has been our family doctor for many, many years. We always found him to be a very competent and knowledgeable phy...