Dr. Jeffrey L. Harris, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Ortho NorthEast 5050 N Clinton St, Fort Wayne, IN 46825 Get Directions
(260) 484-8551

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Jeffrey L. Harris, M.D. is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in primary and revision total joint replacement. Joint replacement is often...Read more

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Trigger Finger

Procedures Performed

  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Indiana University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    Fort Wayne Medical Education Program, Fort Wayne, In

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    Fort Wayne Medical Education Program, Fort Wayne, In

    Completed in 1998

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Il

    Completed in 1999

  • Undergraduate School
    Illinois State University, Normal, Il

    Graduated in 1988

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Harris says...

Jeffrey L. Harris, M.D. is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in primary and revision total joint replacement. Joint replacement is often recommended when bones wear due to arthritis, trauma or through the normal aging process. He joined the Ortho NorthEast staff in 1999.

After attending Illinois State University on a basketball scholarship, Dr. Harris received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. He served his residency in orthopaedics through the Fort Wayne Medical Education Program and Lutheran Hospital. Dr. Harris completed his fellowship at the University of Chicago Hospitals in the sub-specialty of adult reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Harris is board certified by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is also a member of the Indiana State Medical Society, Fort Wayne Medical Society, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.

Dr. Harris enjoys spending most of his spare time in activities that involve his wife Julie and four children, Kelsey, Nolan, Austin, and Lauren. He also enjoys sports, music and traveling.