Dr. Jeffrey Harris, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Harris, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Jeffrey Harris, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Decatur, IN and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

815 High St Ste E

Decatur, IN 46733

Contact Information

(260) 484-8551

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Harris' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Harris "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."
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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

32  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Diseases Affecting Musculoskeletal System
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
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29  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • 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
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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

  • Illinois State University, Normal, Il
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Fort Wayne Medical Education Program, Fort Wayne, In
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Fort Wayne Medical Education Program, Fort Wayne, In
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Il
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

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

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Harris to family and friends
62 total reviews (44 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (62)

  • 5
    (60)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (44)

I would highly recommend DR. Jeff Harris! He is a great doctor, caring, compassionate, thoughtful and realistic in evaluating and treating orthopedic injuries! I had a recent fall and his review and initial impressions of the X-ray and MRI led to an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. He used...more
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I had a very good experience with Dr. Harris and ONE. I was treated great by him along with his assistants who were very kind and considerate with my concerns and my fears! Also, I was taken care of without much wait time! My knee is doing incredible right now and I appreciate all that has been...more
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Dr. Harris took his time explaining what the problem is, and what the procedure would be to repair. He replaced my wife’s hip several years ago, and she has not had any problems. We heard he was one of the best and I agree.$
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Compassionate, thorough and excellent surgical skills! The best in my book!
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Dr. Harris and his staff are wonderful and caring. From the moment I walked in to the time I left, everyone was very courteous and friendly.
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