Dr. Philip L. Harris, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 58

229 George Bush Blvd
Delray Beach, FL 33444
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Dr. Harris:

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Dr. Harris' Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Bethesa Hospital East
2815 South Seacrest Boulevard
Boynton Beach, FL 33435

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Harris

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
South Florida Surgical
South Florida Surgical
229 George Bush Blvd
Delray Beach, FL 33444
South Florida Surgical Specialists, LLC
Palm Coast Surgical
10151 Entrprs Ctr Blvd
Boynton Beach, FL 33437
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  1. Healthgrades

    10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

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    Dr. Harris' Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    1
    • Abdominal Surgery
    • Adrenalectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Breast Surgical Procedures
    • Colectomy
    • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
    • 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
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Surgery
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedures
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Parathyroid Surgery
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
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    • Thyroid Surgery
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    Less
    2
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Lung Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    More
    • Ventral Hernia
    Less
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Harris

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1982

    Internship Hospital

    University Fla Shands Hospital
    Complete in 1983

    Residency Hospital

    University Fla Shands Hospital
    Complete in 1988
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Harris & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Harris' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Bethesa Hospital East where Dr. Harris has admitting privileges:

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    • Bethesa Hospital East

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Harris

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Harris to family and friends

    40 responses
    same as
    national average

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    Dr. Harris' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    39 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    40 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    40 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 40 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Harris
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    39 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    40 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    40 responses
    same as
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    39 responses
    same as
    national average

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  4. Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Harris accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

    A
    South Florida Surgical
    229 George Bush Blvd
    Delray Beach, FL 33444
    (561) 272-1234 (Office)
    B
    South Florida Surgical Specialists, LLC
    Palm Coast Surgical
    10151 Entrprs Ctr Blvd
    Boynton Beach, FL 33437
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    Dr. Harris' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Harris
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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