Dr. James Harris, MD

Dr. James Harris, MD

Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. James Harris, MD is an urology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1984 and specializes in urology.

1315 St Joseph Pkwy Ste 1502

Houston, TX 77002

Contact Information

(713) 650-1502

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Neurogenic Bladder
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bladder Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bladder Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Harris'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.

1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

54  Conditions Treated

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30  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Exstrophy Repair
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • Percutaneous Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Wound Repair

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.


  • University Of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Colorado Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Of Colorado Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Harris has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Harris' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Harris to family and friends
17 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Harris' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

In August of 2016 I was referred to dr Harris and had a kidney stone operation at st Joseph downtown when I recovered and I came in for my stint to be removed which was very painful in 2 days I started feeling terrible and went to st Joseph in emergency and they gave me morphine the pain was so bad...more
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Gayla and Crosby sound like the same person to me. I wouldn't bother with a review but I think he got roasted twice by the same person. Dr. Harris is a perfectly good doctor. I have found him to be personable as well as my daughter has an ongoing medical condition and we have seen him many more...more
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beware...arrogant. rude..condescending. .a real jerk.
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Dr. Harris is a nice doctor. He took the time to listen to my concerns and answered my questions, then made sure that I understood what was going on. He made me feel better.
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Dr. Harris took care of me and was prompt in diagnosing and treating my bladder infection. He is a Godsend! Such a sweet man.
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