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Dr. Katherine Harrington, MD

Cardiac Surgery ·  Female · Age 38

Dr. Harrington

Dr. Katherine Harrington, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Plano, TX and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from Stanford University in 2007 and specializes in cardiac surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.


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(469) 800-6200

Dr. Harrington accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Choice
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Dr. Harrington's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harrington performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Harrington performs this procedure more than 93% of her peers

Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harrington treats Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Harrington treats this condition more than 92% of her peers

Lung Surgery
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harrington performs Lung Surgery more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Harrington performs this procedure more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Harrington's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Root Surgery
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lung Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Katherine Harrington, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Plano, TX and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from Stanford University in 2007 and specializes in cardiac surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

Stanford University Hospital and Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
Stanford University Hospital and Clinic
Residency Hospital
2008
Stanford University Hospital & Clinic
Internship Hospital
2007
Stanford University
Medical School
2003
Stanford University
Undergraduate School
2008
2007
2003

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Harrington's Reviews

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What People Say About Dr. Katherine Harrington, MD
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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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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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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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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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