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Dr. Michael Harkins, MD

Dr. Michael Harkins, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 59


Dr. Michael Harkins, MD is a general surgery specialist in Tomball, TX and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in general surgery, surgery, and more.


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(281) 719-9221

Dr. Harkins accepts the following insurance:

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
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Harkins' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
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

Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harkins performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open 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
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

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
1990
1989
1985
1980

Awards

Dr. Harkins' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Harkins

4.9

Based on 208 reviews

5 Stars
94.71153846153847%
(197)
4 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(8)
3 Stars
0.9615384615384616%
(2)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
0.4807692307692308%
(1)

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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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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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