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Dr. James Harrison, MD

Vascular Surgery ·  Male · Age 56

Dr. Harrison

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 been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Texas A&M University / Main Campus in 1987 and specializes in vascular surgery, general surgery, and more.


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  • Practices at top hospital . Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™ See hospitals
  • Practices at top hospital . Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Harrison accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Choice PPO
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas HMO
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HealthFirst
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
National Elevator
Principal Financial Group
Principal Life
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
United Healthcare
Universal American
Wells Fargo Insurance

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Harrison's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harrison treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Harrison treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harrison performs Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Harrison performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harrison treats Aneurysm more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Harrison treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Fetal Left Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Leber Miliary Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm

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
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • 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
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • 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

Dr. Harrison's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Harrison

3.5

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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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

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 that you generally would not find outside a major metropolitan area. Basically I deal...

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Vascular 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
1998
1993
1992
1988
1987

Awards

Locations

East Texas Vascular Associates

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

  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018, 2017)

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™ (2017)