Dr. Gary Harrington, MD
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Dr. Gary Harrington, MD

General Surgery | Male

300 N College St, Greenville, AL 36037 Get Directions
(334) 382-2681

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Dr. Harrington specializes in General Surgery and practices in Greenville, AL. He practices at 1 location.

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    has received 2 Sanctions

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    • Disciplinary action in another state
    • Action Taken:Consent Order
    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence
    • Action Taken:Reprimand
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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
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    I have had a good experience with Dr. Harrington. He saved my life when he did a second surgery on me with the hole in my colon in the hospital at Warren Ar..... I will never for get him......He is missed by a bunch of people in Arkansas......
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    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Constipation
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Gallstones
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Lung Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Ulcer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lung Surgery
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • 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)
    • Sphincterotomy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Wound Repair

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      Sanctions

      Dr. Harrington has received 2 sanctions

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      • Disciplinary action in another state  (3/26/2014)
      • Action Taken: Consent Order
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      • State: Virginia
      • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (6/26/2013)
      • Action Taken: Reprimand
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      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • State: Maryland
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      Board Actions

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    Education

    • Medical School
      Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1991

    • Internship Hospital
      Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center

      Completed in 1992

    • Residency Hospital
      Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors

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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • German
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Harrington's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in General Surgery
    • Board certified in General Surgery
    • Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
    • Sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Harrington

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients