Dr. Katherine Harrington, MD

Dr. Katherine Harrington, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 37
Dr. Katherine Harrington, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Plano, TX and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from Stanford University in 2007 and specializes in cardiac surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.

4708 Alliance Blvd Ste 540

Plano, TX 75093

Contact Information

(469) 800-6200

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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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
very high
more than 91% of peers
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Harrington does not have any board certifications listed.

45  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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43  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Stanford University Hospital & Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Stanford University Hospital and Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Stanford University Hospital and Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Katherine Harrington, MD
She did my triple bypass last year. I would tell everyone to not consider anyone else. She was amazing. I was home after surgery in 3 days and cleared for most activities in 4 weeks. I couldn't have asked for a better outcome.
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Federal Way, WA – Jul 26, 2017
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Dr. Harrington performed a "Valve-saving Aortic Root Replacement" on me 10/12/16. I needed it done due to a connective tissue disorder that I have called Marfan Syndrome. She is brilliant and steady handed, operation went exactly as she said it would with over 1000 stitches inside chest. I would...Read More
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Jeff B in Mckinney, TX – Oct 21, 2016
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Very informed, with excellent "bedside manor". She answered all my questions, and even anticipated my questions. Everything was explained in detail, and she did an excellent job before, during, and after my bypass surgery.
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Tim Brown in Cross Roads, TX – Jul 25, 2016
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Dr. Harrington did my triple bypass and valve repair and did an amazing job as confirmed by other surgeons afterward. She kept it cosmetically pleasing for me as she knew I was worried about that. She was thoughtful and answered all my questions carefully before I made the decision to proceed...Read More
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Dallas, TX – Jun 22, 2016
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