Wikipedia Biography / Profile Background
- Morris Prigoff was an American podiatrist, vintage shop owner, and reality television personality from New York.
- Adventurous and quick-witted, Morris was as much of a risk-taker as he was a shrewd businessman.
- Morris is most well-remember as a member of the hit reality tv show Storage Wars Texas, where he was affectionately called ‘Moe.’
Personal Life, Parents and Family Details :
- Morris Michael Prigoff was raised in Syracuse, New York.
- Moe was one of 3 children born to his parents, and he had two sisters named Rosella Heumann and Suzanne Achleitner.
- He was married to his wife, Michela, for 19 years, and together, they had a daughter named Gina Leonard.
- Dr. Prigoff was also step-father to a boy named Chase and had two grandsons named Zachary and Gavin.
Education : Qualifications, High School & College Info
- Morris earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Syracuse before moving on to the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, where he earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree in 1996.
- He finished his residency at Brecksville Veterans Hospital and the Cleveland Foot Clinic.
- Morris had certifications in Endoscopic Heel Surgery and Isogard Surgery from the American Podiatric Medical Association, as well as a certificate in Laser Surgery from the Tarrant Outpatient Surgery Center.
- Dr. Moe Prigoff died on March 4th, 2021, after six years of struggling with a terminal illness for six years.
- His funeral service was held at the Hillcrest / Sparkman Funeral Home in Arlington, Texas.
- Dr. Prigoff loved to play basketball, swim, teach and travel when he wasn’t working.
- He also enjoyed collecting art and gardening.
- How tall was Moe Prigoff Height : 6′2″
Career, Job, Salary and Net Worth :
- Dr. Prigoff had quite an illustrious career, spanning over four decades as a certified podiatrist.
- He sponsored the American Heart Association and the March of Dimes and was also part of the Texas Podiatric Medical Association.
- Morris was also an American Board of Podiatric Ankle and Foot Surgeons Diplomate and an American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Fellow.
- He spent time working as part of various Dallas-based professional hockey and basketball teams, including the Dallas Chaparrals and the Dallas Blackhawks.
- Dr. Prigoff also taught at various medical facilities and centers, including the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, the Dallas Southwest Medical Center, and the Des Moines College of Podiatric Medicine.
- Other medical associations Prigoff was a member of included the Dallas County Podiatric Medical Association and the Texas Podiatric Medical Association, of which he was also the President.
- Morris also researched and published several surgical articles and papers that are currently used as references for various academic and professional studies.
- In March 2012, Dr. Moe decided to open his very own vintage shop named River Regency Modern after ten years of buying and selling vintage pieces as a hobby. The shop is located on Riverfront Boulevard in Texas.
- As a cast member of Storage Wars Texas, Moe was admired for his witty humor and adventurous personality. He was also credited with introducing fellow reality tv personality Mary Padian to the show.