Dr. Kenneth Harper, MD

Dr. Kenneth Harper, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Kenneth Harper, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Macon, GA and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in vascular surgery, general surgery, and more.Read his story

Vein Specialists of the South - Kenneth E. Harper, MD

556 3rd St Ste A

Macon, GA 31201
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Venous Insufficiency
very high
more than 99% of peers
Varicose Veins
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Harper's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Harper's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Harper "Dr. Kenneth Harper is the founder of Vein Specialists of the South, LLC. Since 1997, Vein Specialists of the South has focused on the diagnosis and minimally invasive treatments for varicose veins, spider veins, venous ulcers, and leg swelling. As a leader in comprehensive vein care, Dr. Harper performed the first endovenous radiofrequency closure procedure in Georgia (early 2000). Endovenous radiofrequency closure is a minimally invasive alternative to vein stripping. Since 2000 he has personally evaluated more than 10,000 patients and performed more than 6,000 Closure procedures. With that kind of innovation and experience you can rest assured that you are in good hands.Education B.S. Biology, Georgia College, 1975 – Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society M.D., Medical College of Georgia, 1979 Surgical Residency, Medical Center of Central Georgia, 1979-1984 Surgery Resident of the Year, 1984 Residency Day of Surgery: Best Presentation, 1982, 1983, 1984 Educator Dr. Harper shares his wisdom and experience with tomorrow’s surgeons as a volunteer clinical instructor at the Mercer University School of Medicine. Dr. Harper speaks at residency grand rounds in the Family Practice, Internal Medicine, and OB/GYN departments. He earns dozens of continuing education credits each year, is regularly asked to speak at national and international phlebology meetings, and is the founder and medical director of the Comprehensive Vein Training Center™, offering continuing education in phlebology. Board Certification And Added Credentials Dr. Kenneth E. Harper is a board certified by the American Board of Surgery (1986) and was recognized in the first class of Diplomats of American Board of Phlebology in 2008. In 2009, Dr. Harper achieved certification from the ARDMS as a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) and is credentialed by CCI as a Registered Phlebology Sonographer (RPhS). The vascular lab at Vein Specialists of the South is accredited by the ARDMS as an IAC Vascular Lab for Peripheral Venous Testing. Our sonographers are Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT). These credentials are a testimony to our pursuit of excellence in the diagnosis and delivery of vein care. Professional Organizations Dr. Harper participates in numerous local and national professional organizations. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and an active member of the American College of Phlebology. Sharing with his peers at American College of Phlebology meetings benefits his colleagues and keeps him abreast of new developments in the field of Phlebology. Medical Association of Georgia Macon Surgical Society Bibb County Medical Society American College of Phlebology American College of Surgeons American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery Association of American Physicians and Surgeons Will C. Sealy Surgical Society "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Harper "Our vision at Vein Specialists of the South is for you to enjoy ‘Better Veins for Life®.’ We add value to life by providing the best vein care designed to meet individual needs, delivered with ‘WOW’ service. Since 1997, VSS, LLC located in historic downtown Macon, Georgia and in Warner Robins, Georgia, has been dedicated to the minimally invasive treatment of venous disease. As the area’s first and only dedicated vein specialists, we offer you the perfect combination of cutting-edge technology in a professional manner with a personal feel. At Vein Specialists of the South, we promise to be sensitive to your needs and go above and beyond your expectations."

4  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Phlebology

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Phlebology
    Accredited by: The American Board of Phlebology

16  Conditions Treated

10  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.


  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Med Central Ga
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Harper has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Harper's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Harper to family and friends
143 total reviews (142 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (143)

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Dr. Harper's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (142)

Wonderful and very knowledgeable staff.
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Dr Harper and his staff are great and they take there time to explain everything and make sure that you understand.
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I had a wonderful experience , everything was explained, very well. Good personality all the staff
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Everyone was extremely kind, patient, and knowledgeable.
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Everyone was so friendly as well as professional. My experience was stress free and comfortable from my first phone call to my last visit. My legs feel so much better and I am able to do things I once could not. Thank you all so much !
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