Dr. Shirley A. Harris, MD

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Female • Age 53

3292 Mountain Dr # A
Decatur, GA 30032
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Dr. Harris' Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Dekalb Medical
2701 North Decatur Road
Decatur, GA 30033
Dekalb Medical Center at Hillandale
2801 Dekalb Medical Parkway
Lithonia, GA 30058

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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
Gastroenterology Specialist
Gastroenterology Specialist
3292 Mountain Dr # A
Decatur, GA 30032
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    Dr. Harris' Experience

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine
    • Pediatrics
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    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Colon Cancer Screening
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Colorectal Cancer Screening
    • Endoscopic Polypectomy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
    • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
    • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
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    • Anemia
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Celiac Disease
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colitis
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colon Disorders
    • Colon Polyp
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diarrhea
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Dilation
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Pyloric Stenosis
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    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
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    Background Check for Dr. Harris

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • 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

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1987

    Internship Hospital

    Metro Health Med Center
    Complete in 1988

    Residency Hospital

    Metro Health Med Center
    Complete in 1991

    Fellowship Hospital

    Metro Health Med Center
    Complete in 1994

    Undergraduate Schools

    Syracuse University
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Harris & Staff

    • English
  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 the 2 hospitals where Dr. Harris has admitting privileges:

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    • Dekalb Medical

    • Dekalb Medical Center at Hillandale

  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

    16 responses
    below
    national average

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

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Gastroenterology Specialist
    3292 Mountain Dr # A
    Decatur, GA 30032
    (404) 294-8180 (Office)
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