Dr. Howard Harris, MD

Dr. Howard Harris, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Howard Harris, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Bedford, TX. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.Read his story

2425 Highway 121

Bedford, TX 76021

Contact Information

(817) 540-4477

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Rotator Cuff Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Harris' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Harris "Dr. Harris was born and raised in North Texas. He received his undergraduate degrees from Southern Methodist University and then attended medical school at The University of Texas Southwestern. From there he underwent an orthopedic surgery internship and residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Harris obtained additional fellowship training at the internationally renowned American Sports Medicine Institute with Dr. James Andrews and Dr. William Clancy as well as orthopedic trauma training in Hanover and Berlin, Germany.Dr. Harris is Board Certified with the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons and Sub-specialty Board Certified in Orthopedic Sports Medicine. He is licensed in the state of Texas and is a diplomat of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, member of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine and the Orthopedic Trauma Association. His practice and expertise focus on shoulder pain and treatment as well as sports related injuries, dysfunction and arthritis of the shoulder."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Harris "At Texas Orthopedic Specialists, P.L.L.C., our pledge is to treat our patients with dignity, respect, courtesy and compassion. With two state-of-the-art locations in Bedford and Keller/Alliance, our surgeons are dedicated to providing each patient with compassionate and individualized orthopedic care. We look forward to helping you with all of your orthopedic needs!"

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

31  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

17  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Southern Methodist University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Texas Southwestern
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Al Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • American Sports Medicine Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Harris has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Harris' Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Harris to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Excellent orthopedic surgeon! He repaired my torn rotator cuff and had me in physical therapy the next day. I cannot say enough good things about this doctor. If you want the very best of care and a very specific physical therapy protocol, this is your doctor. He will see that you get results and...more
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Dr. Harris did both my left rotator cuff (12-8-05) and my right rotator cuff (6-18-09). Excellent recovery. Dr. Harris had me in therapy within 22 hours from both surgeries. My Pastor told me he was having rotator cuff surgery and I immediately prayed his surgeon would be Dr. Howard Harris! AND...more
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Dr. Harris did shoulder surgery on me. He inserted 2 screws, reattached the tendon, sewed up the rotator cuff and sent me to physical therapy the day after the surgery. What impressed me the most was how the people at physical therapy praised Dr. Harris. Because of my age the healing has been...more
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Doctor Harris is a very positive doctor and He tells you when he can fix the problem
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