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Dr. Bruce Harms, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 66

Dr. Harms

Dr. Bruce Harms, MD is a general surgery specialist in Madison, WI and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Nebraska College Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in general surgery.


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(608) 263-6400

Dr. Harms accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Harms' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harms performs Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Harms performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Intestinal Obstruction
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harms treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Harms treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus
Abscess
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harms treats Abscess more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Harms treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal/Rectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Brain Abscess
  • Breast Abscess
  • Cerebellar Abscess
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Dental Abscess
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Laryngeal Abscess
  • Liver Abscess
  • Lung Abscess
  • Pancreatic Abscess
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Pericolic Abscess
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Prostatic Abscess
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Renal Abscess
  • Retroperitoneal Abscess
  • Retropharyngeal Abscess

Dr. Harms' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Bruce Harms, MD is a general surgery specialist in Madison, WI and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Nebraska College Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Wi Hospital and Cli
Residency Hospital
1977
University Of Nebraska College Of Medicine
Medical School
1977

Awards

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Dr. Harms is the most caring physician/surgeon our family has ever had the pleasure of knowing. His surgical expertise is top notch. An incredible man all around.
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Heart warming and caring man, no doubt, the best surgeon
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I felt immediately comfortable with Dr Harms - he's down to earth, friendly, and takes the time to explain everything.
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