Dr. Walter P. Harris Jr., MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 59

2000 Hamilton St Ste 306
Philadelphia, PA 19130
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Dr. Harris Jr.' Experience

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Dr. Harris Jr.' Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Thomas Jefferson University Hospital—Jefferson Health
111 S 11th St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Hahnemann University Hospital
230 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Rittenhouse Eye Associates, PC
2000 Hamilton St Ste 306
Philadelphia, PA 19130
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    Dr. Harris Jr.' Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • LASIK
    • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
    • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
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    • Astigmatism
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blepharitis
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Eyes
    • Exotropia
    • Eye Cancer
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache (incl. Migraine)
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Keratitis
    • Migraine
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Paralytic Strabismus
    • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Senile Cataracts
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    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    Malpractice Claims not available

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

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1984

    Internship Hospital

    Hahnemann University Hospital
    Complete in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    Med College Va
    Complete in 1987

    Undergraduate Schools

    Amherst College
    Graduated in 1979
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Harris Jr. & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Harris Jr.' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Hahnemann University Hospital

    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital—Jefferson Health

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    5.0
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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Harris Jr. to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Dr. Harris Jr.' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    3 responses

    Experience with Dr. Harris Jr.

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Rittenhouse Eye Associates, PC
    2000 Hamilton St Ste 306
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
    (215) 545-5001 (Office)
    (215) 545-5763 (Fax)
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