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Specializes in General Surgery • Male

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Dr. Harris' Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Aurora Medical Center
36500 Aurora Dr
Summit, WI 53066

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Appointments & Offices

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Aurora Wilkinson Medical Clinic
Aurora Wilkinson Medical Clinic
36500 Aurora Dr
Summit, WI 53066
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    Dr. Harris' Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Varicose Vein Procedure
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
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    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Second-Degree Burns
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Mn Med Sch
    Graduated in 2004
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Harris & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Harris' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Dr. Harris' Office & Staff

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Under 10 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Harris

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

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    Aurora Wilkinson Medical Clinic
    36500 Aurora Dr
    Summit, WI 53066
    (262) 434-5000 (Office)
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