Dr. Bruce Harms, MD

Dr. Bruce Harms, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Bruce Harms, MD is a general surgery specialist in Madison, WI and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med in 1977 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

600 HIGHLAND AVE

Madison, WI 53792

Contact Information

(608) 263-6400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Harms performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Colectomy
very high
more than 92% of peers
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
very high
more than 87% of peers
Excision of Rectal Tumor
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Harms's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

24  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • 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
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.

Education

  • Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • University Of Wi Hospital and Cli
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Harms has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Harms' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Harms to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Harms' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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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