Dr. Walter P. Harris Jr., MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 58

2000 Hamilton St Ste 306
Philadelphia, PA 19130
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Hahnemann University Hospital
230 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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Accepting new patients?

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2000 Hamilton St Ste 306
Philadelphia, PA 19130
JFK Medical Center
JFK Medical Center
3001 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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    Dr. Harris Jr.' Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
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    • Astigmatism
    • Blepharitis
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Dry Eyes
    • Exotropia
    • Glaucoma
    • Keratitis
    • Migraine
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
    • Presbyopia
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Uveitis (Iridocyclitis)
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • 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

    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

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    Office Locations

    A
    2000 Hamilton St Ste 306
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
    (215) 545-5001 (Office)
    B
    JFK Medical Center
    3001 Walnut St
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    (215) 386-3556 (Office)
    (267) 295-1604 (Fax)
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