Dr. Michael Harkins, MD

Dr. Michael Harkins, MD

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59 y/o
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Dr. Michael Harkins, MD is a general surgery specialist in Tomball, TX and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in general surgery and breast surgery.Read his story

Surgical Advanced Specialty Center

455 School St Ste 10

Tomball, TX 77375
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Medicare
  • While we are not in network, we file claims for most major insurance plans

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Harkins' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Umbilical Hernia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harkins treats Umbilical Hernia more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Harkins treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Gastroenterology Procedures
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harkins performs Gastroenterology Procedures more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Harkins performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Appendectomy, Open
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harkins performs Appendectomy, Open more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Harkins performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Harkins' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vagotomy
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

I have focused on constant improvement in the care I provide to my surgical patients. Too many doctors do things the way they always have because it works "just fine".  "Just fine" isn't good enough for my patients! I and my team continue to ado...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery

Education

1994
Dwight D Eisenhower AMC
Residency Hospital
1990
Dwight D Eisenhower AMC
Internship Hospital
1989
Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
Medical School
1985
Louisiana State University
Undergraduate School
1980
University of North Dakota / Main Campus
Undergraduate School
1994
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1980

Dr. Harkins' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Harkins

4.9

Based on 215 reviews

5 Stars
94.4186046511628%
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4 Stars
4.186046511627907%
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3 Stars
0.9302325581395349%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
0.46511627906976744%
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Dr. Harkins performed a RA Sigmoid Colectomy on me and I have been very pleased with the outcome and speediness of my recovery. The Advanced Recovery Process was easy to follow and it definitely helped speed up the recovery process. I would definitely recommend this process to anyone!
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Was overcharged for services. I have been waiting for over 2 months for a refund that his office agreed to send but still have not received it. Great Doctor but office staff leaves something to be desired.
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Easy to schedule an appointment, Dr. Harkins and staff were wonderful.
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5 hernias and numerous lining perforations repaired in one robotic surgery. Excellent job with no residual issues!!! Very, very pleased with his work. I know of two friends that have been under his care with excellent results!!!
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Excellent. Two thumbs up! Easy to do business with. Expert in his field. Support Staff is tremendous.
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excellent staff, practically no pain, recovery was flawless. thank you Dr Harkins
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I had two hernias repaired by Dr. Harkins and everything went perfectly. I was able to get in quickly for the initial consultation and had the surgery within two weeks after that. It's now two weeks after the surgery and I feel great.
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This surgery was my second with Dr. Harkins. The first was in 2007 for the removal of my tubular carcinoma tumor and Sentinal Node extractions. Twelve years later for my Incisional Hernia repair, from the removal of my gallbladder (totally different surgeon). Both surgeries were 100% stress free and exceptionally done. Dr. Harkins is a genuinely caring, knowledgeable and exacting surgeon. I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND him to anyone!!!! Thank you Dr. Harkins for everything.
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very pleasant, he listens very well and explains very well
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Dr. Harkins was very professional, punctual, informative, and has great bed side manners! I wasn't really sure what to expect as a first time patient. Nevertheless, I left my consult feeling as though I was apart of the Surgical Advanced Specialty Center family. My surgery took place at Tomball Hospital where he removed a tumor from my right breast, the procedure was like a walk in the park! Dr. Harkins is truly a FIVE star surgeon!
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Great Doctor with an exceptional staff. They were able to work with my schedule. Dr Harkins was recommend by my personal doctor and I am glad I took her advice.
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he is very good at this surgery, please watch his video on you tube. he has the best video on you tube. Use this man and go back to your normal day of life. Thank You Dr. Harkins
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Great Experience! Everything went just like they told me, Dr. Harkins was nice as was his staff.
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I chose Dr. Harkins to do my hernia surgery after reviewing the practice and experience of quite a few physicians. I wanted the best doctor I could find to do my surgery. I found Dr. Harkins to be very professional and someone who listened carefully to my questions and addressed all of them well. He was the right physician. I am quite pleased with the results. All of the staff that I met were very courteous, helpful, and reflected the overall professionalism of the office.
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I found the staff was very professional and the procedure went exactly as Dr. Harkin had explained. Also the recovery went very well.
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Whole process for double hernia operation was seamless and for most part painless.
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awesome
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Dr. Harkins is the absolute best!
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Staff is excellent. The surgery was flawless. All went well.
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Excellent treatment advice and follow up. I highly recommend Dr. Harkins as a general surgeon
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