Dr. Philip Harris, MD

Dr. Philip Harris, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Philip Harris, MD is a general surgery specialist in Boynton Beach, FL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in general surgery.

9868 S State Road 7

Boynton Beach, FL 33472

Contact Information

(561) 272-1234

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
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. Harris' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harris performs Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Harris performs this procedure more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Thyroidectomy
Hernia Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harris performs Hernia Repair more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Harris performs this procedure more than 77% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harris treats Abdominal Disorders more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Harris treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Harris' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Surgery
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenalectomy
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Surgery
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fecal Impaction Removal
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
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
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Surgery
Parathyroidectomy
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Grafts
Sphincterotomy
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vaginal Surgery
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Philip Harris, MD is a general surgery specialist in Boynton Beach, FL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1988
    University Fla Shands Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1983
    University Fla Shands Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1983
  • 1982
    Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1982
  • 1978
    Muhlenberg College
    Undergraduate School
    1978

Awards

Dr. Harris' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Harris

3.8

Based on 45 reviews

5 Stars
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(31)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
2.2222222222222223%
(1)
1 Star
28.88888888888889%
(13)

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Terrible bedside manner. Willingly lies to patients about procedures and recovery. Condescending and patronizing to staff members and patients alike, especially when his ego is threatened. Manipulates patients with a caring facade right up until they sign their surgical consent forms, as it is all...Read More
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They said everything was supposed to be covered by insurance. However, a few months after the visit I received a huge bill. They said that my insurance didn't cover the visit. After speaking with my insurance company Dr. Harris shouldn't have even seen me without prior authorization and approval....Read More
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Dr. Harris and his staff is very nice office is clean and the Dr. listen to all your question and cares . He doesn't rush in and out of the visit he takes his time. Would recommend him to everyone
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Absolutely felt completely confident I made the right decision to have my thyroid surgery with him. I appreciated he went the extra step in my patient care and follow up and highly recommend him.
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Extremely unprofessional.- Terrible bedside manners - Stay Away!!!
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Care HMO
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Delray Medical Center

Delray Beach, FL

Bethesda Hospital East

Boynton Beach, FL