Dr. James Harrison, MD

Vascular Surgery •  Male • Age 57
  
Dr. Harrison
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

East Texas Vascular Associates

700 Olympic Plaza Cir Ste 510 Tyler, TX 75701

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(903) 595-2636

Dr. James Harrison, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Tyler, TX and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Harrison has more experience with Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy, Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), and Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Texas A&M University / Main Campus medical school in 1987. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler and UT Health Athens. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Harrison to book an appointment.


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Frequently Treated by Dr. Harrison

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Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy

Carotid artery disease specialists diagnose and treat blockages in the main blood vessels to the brain caused by build-up of plaque. One treatment option is carotid endartectomy, in which surgeons remove the clogged lining of the carotid arteries.Compare with other Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy specialists.

Dr. Harrison typically treats 94% more often than similar doctors

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Treatments
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Carotid Artery Disease
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High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)

Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) specialists diagnose and treat abnormal blood vessel connections between arteries and veins that result in damage or death of body tissue and nerve cells.Compare with other Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) specialists.

Dr. Harrison typically treats 87% more often than similar doctors

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Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
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Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

Dr. Harrison typically treats 80% more often than similar doctors

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Treatments
Aortic Aneurysm
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
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High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Vascular Surgery

Vascular surgery is a subspecialty of general surgery that focuses on treating conditions of the lymphatic system and blood vessels outside the heart and brain.

Dr. Harrison typically treats 79% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
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High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Harrison's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • 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)
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Dr. Harrison accepts the following insurance:

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National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
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GEHA
HealthFirst
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
National Elevator
Principal Financial Group
Principal Life
Tricare
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UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
United Healthcare
Universal American
Wells Fargo Insurance

Dr. Harrison's Reviews

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WHAT A KIND, PROFESSIONAL. I KNEW WHEN I FIRST TOOK MY MOTHER TO THIS OFFICE THAT WE WOULD BE GREATLY SATISFIED. EVERYONE IN THIS OFFICE ARE ALWAYS EXTREMELY NICE AND GREETS US WITH A SMILE. ANY QUESTION OR CONCERN THAT WE HAVE HAD, HAS ALWAYS BEEN DEALT WITH PROMPTLY. DR HARRISON HAS EASED MANY FEARS THAT HAVE RISEN FOR US AND WE ARE FOREVER GRATEFUL. I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS OFFICE TO ANY ONE I KNOW THAT WILL NEED VASCULAR SERVICES.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

I do a broad range of cutting-edge type surgery--endovascular repair of different types of blockages, carotid disease, even thoracic and abdominal aneurysms--things...Read more

Biography

Dr. James 'Blake' Harrison was born in Baytown, Texas.  He graduated from Texas A&M University College of Medicine in 1987 with honors. ...Read more

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

1998
Baylor University
Residency Hospital
1993
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship Hospital
1992
Scott and White Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
1988
Scott and White Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital
1987
Texas A&M University / Main Campus
Medical School

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Locations

East Texas Vascular Associates

East Texas Vascular Associates P.A.700 Olympic Plaza Cir Ste 510 Tyler, TX 75701
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

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CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler

Tyler, TX

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)

UT Health Athens

Athens, TX

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

UT Health Tyler

Tyler, TX

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

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