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Gastroenterology | Male

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Dr. Harold Harris, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Cape Coral, FL. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. Harris is affiliated with Cape Coral Hospital.

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Dr. Harris' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Harris to family and friends
4.9
based on 326 total surveys (110 with reviews)
Dr. Harris' 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 Reviews (110)
in Cape CoralF |
Exceptionally experienced, trustworthy and awesome Physician... great professional manners!!!
Bonita Springs, FL |
Dr. Harris is very kind and caring. He is innovative in his treatments and takes the time to listen.
in Ft Myers, FL |
Dr. Harris was pleasant, polite, and proficient in all areas. I appreciated his candor and positive attitude.
in Cape coral |
We are pleased with th Ed personal service and great treatment my husband received from Dr. S.Harris and his wonderful staff!
in Cape Coral, FL |
Both my husband and I have received exceptional care from Dr. Harris. He is up to date in his knowledge of medical procedures and has exceptional patient/Doctor interaction and takes personal interest in results and follow-up.
in Cape Coral, FL |
Dr. Harris is a wonderful and caring physician. I was a little apprehensive on my initial visit, but Dr. Harris soon calmed those worries with his compassionate manner. As the saying goes "first impressions are lasting impressions." I highly recommend Dr. Harris.
in Cape Coral |
Dr Harris has always taken his time and listens very carefully. I like his up front attitude and the way he explains what is going on. I highly recommend him to anyone looking for a gastroenterology Dr.
in N. Fort Myers, Fl |
Dr. Harris is a very caring, and personable doctor, who, when I had office visit, spent time with me, like a doctor should. I am a retired nurse, and I would recommend him to all, and count it a pleasure to work for him.
in Cape Coral, FL |
Overall okay. Would recommen My experience was good. When I first entered the facility I was doubtful. The reception area was not what I expected. The chairs are very uncomfortable and I was not acknowledged when I arrived. I had to go up and check that I had been entered as having arrived. There were several others ahead of me. Once the nurse saw me, I felt better. I had trouble with the prep and was concerned with that. The nurse that prepped me was very kind and gentle. Great personality.
in Cape Coral, FL |
As far as this procedure could go, this was very good. The only thing I may enter is if your forms direct you to go to a facility at a certain time, then the place where it tells you to go should be the place where the procedure is going to occur. Not a block down the street! Especially before 6:30 in the morning.
Los Angeles, CA |
Outstanding service. No wait and very professional.
Cape Coral, FL |
Dr. Harris is a very compassionate doctor. He takes time to listen and works at finding a solution. I would recommend Dr. Harris to anyone searching for a GI doctor.
in Matlacha Isles 33991-5601 |
i am a foormer patient of Dr. Scott Harris and chose to return to his care.
Newark, NJ |
Great all-round. Everybody gets an A+. Thanks.
in Ft Myers, FL |
Dr. Harris is a wonderful, knowledgeable, and caring M.D. He is always there for you, listens to you, and uses his expertise.
in Cape Coral Florida |
Great dr. Easy going and a very relax atmosphere. I was a little nervous coming in. Totally relax leaving. Very caring till I left.
in Cape Coral, FL |
After moving to the area a few months ago I began searching the internet for a gastroenterologist. I chose Dr. Harris for his outstanding credentials and reviews. I am thankful I did as I found he was professional, thorough, and accommodating to my health needs. His staff was efficient and pleasant as well. Dr. Harris took time to listen to my complaints and was very empathetic. It is so great to find a doctor who treats you with respect and has the knowledge to answers your health needs.
in Ft Myers, FL |
I had a hemorrhoid issue, Dr answered all of my questions and concerns, Dr Scott even called me on a Sunday! WOW I recommend him and will go back to him when necessary.
in Fort Myers, FL |
Compassionate and competent.
in Cape Coral, FL |
Dr. Harris and his team were wonderful in working with me and my schedule to set my appointment. Everyone involved with my procedure was effective, efficient, and caring. the procedure was on schedule, and I was released early after a full explanation of the results and with documentation to take home for later review. The office followed up early the next morning to make certain I had recovered well, and the information was provided to my primary care physician quickly. Thanks!
Austin, TX |
Great doctor. He really listens to and answers all your questions.
in Cape Coral, Florida |
The entire staff was pleasant and professional! See you again in 5 years ??
in North Fort Myers, FL |
Great bedside manner, very easy to talk with. Don't know why he prescribed ranitidine 150 that cost me with insurance $48.50 for 60 pills when Walmart sells it for $4.00 for 65 pills. I asked the pharmacist after I realized this and was told no difference between the 2 - I said except $40!
in Alva, Fl |
Dr. Scott Harris diagnosed a bad situation for me quickly and moved me in the direction I needed to go to save my life in a very professional timely manner. He visited me in the hospital every day with an update. His bed side manner is so kind. I would recommend Dr. Scott Harris and I do.
in Cape Coral, FL |
I have extreme trust and confidence in his ability to care for me in my digestive care needs and screenings and testing.
in Cape Coral, Fl |
Knowledgeable and caring.
in Cape Coral, FL |
nurses and staff very good. no after problems at all , will would refer Dr. Harris anytime
in Bokeelia, FL |
Dr. Harris is very nice and explained the results of my procedure clearly. I will definitely be going back to him!
in Saint James City, Fl. |
I recently had an office visit with Dr. Harris and found him to be very easy to talk to, and was friendly and reassuring in regards to a procedure I needed.
in Houston, TX |
I have already referred several of my friends and coworkers to Dr Harris. He always takes time to explain things and answers your questions.
in Cape Coral, FL |
Dr Harris has excellent patient interaction. Never seems rushed, genuinely concerned with answering ALL questions.
in Ft Myers, FL |
Dr Harris takes a personal interest in resolving your issue. He and his team respond to your email questions very quickly.
in N Fort Myers, FL |
Dr. Harris was very pleasant. Colonoscopy was over before I knew it. Great results.
in Cape Coral, FL |
Colonoscopy- painless, quick. The exact opposite of what I experienced 10 years ago! The doctor also has a dry sense of humor, which I appreciate.
Punta Gorda, FL |
Very knowledgeable, caring physician.
in Ft Myers, FL |
Very polite and efficient. Greeted me and introduced himself and was very professional and friendly.
in Ft Myers, FL |
Dr Scott Harris was very professional and thorough. His experience and expertise are the reasons I trusted him to perform my procedure. The staff are knowledgeable and customer service excellent! I highly recommend Dr. Harris.
in Cape Coral, FL |
My most recent visit with Dr. Harris was a pleasant one. As usual, he was patient, compassionate and answered all of my questions and concerns. I look forward to visiting with him at the end of October.
in Port Charlotte, Florida |
Very caring and thorough. Never rushed. Makes you feel comfortable right away. Highly recommend.
in Cape Coral |
I had gone to Dr Harris who was recomended to me by my Primary care doc for a colonoscopy 3 yrs ago. I was very satisfied with his professionalism pleasantness and careong manner. I have since returned with digestive issues and he took the time to listen to all my concerns and orderd the appproate tests. Waiting rrsults. :)
in Cape Coral, Florida |
Our visit to see Dr Harris exceeded our expectations. In today's medical environment we didn't expect the level of professionalism with compassion that this doctor delivered. I would not only recommend him but his office (Tina for one) to all my friends and family. Truly an exceptional experience. Job well done, very well done. Thank you. Scott and Angie
in Ft.Myers FL. |
could not have been better
in Cape Coral, FL |
I have been a patient of Dr Harris for several years. He is an excellent and caring doctor. His staff is very helpful to his patients. They are very courteous and respond to phone calls immediately. I would highly recommend him as a physician.
in Cape Coral, FL |
The staff was caring and very very kind. Dr Harris was also kind. Overall a very pleasant experience. The only very upsetting thing was not being put to sleep before being wheeled in for a colonoscopy. Very hard not to feel humiliated. No fault of theirs, just found that a bit traumatic. Thank you to the staff . They were super comforting.
in Punta Gorda, FL |
He is a caring doctor who takes time to listen to you. I never feel rushed.
in Cape Coral, FL |
My experiences with Dr. Harris have always been very positive. He puts his patients at ease so they feel very comfortable in his presence and when a procedure is to be done there are no worries because I have always felt that when Dr. Harris is with me that I have the very best Dr. that I could have. And his staff have always been very courteous and helpful.
in Cape Coral, FL |
friendly office, appointments are timely, the nurses and staff are kind, as well as efficient. The Dr. tells you what he is going to do, and answers any questions.
in Alva, FL |
i really like Dr Harris he is a excellent doctor take time to listen and explain things to you. took the time to try and figure out what was wrong with me
in Cape Coral, FL |
First time going for a colonoscopy with a new MD. A little nervous, but had a very good experience with the staff and Dr. Harris.Staff came across as very competent.
in Cape Coral, FL |
Everything was done in a very friendly and professional manner. Everyone I came in contact with was friendly, helpful and kept me informed of what to expect and what was going to be done.
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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • E. coli Food Poisoning
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Florida

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    Shands Hospital at the University of Florida

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Shands Hospital at the University of Florida

    Completed in 1986

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Shands Hospital at the University of Florida

    Completed in 1988

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Procedures Performed

  • Anoscopy
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Liver Biopsy