Dr. Thomas Harris, MD

Dr. Thomas Harris, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
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Dr. Thomas Harris, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1971 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

5395 Ruffin Rd Ste 201

San Diego, CA 92123

Contact Information

(858) 874-3444

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • National Elevator
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Harris performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Intervertebral Disc Disease
normal
more than 30% of peers
Spondylolisthesis
normal
more than 28% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 24% of peers

Dr. Harris'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.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Harris does not have any board certifications listed.

41  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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1  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Naval Med Center San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Hospital S Tx Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Tx Med Branch Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Harris has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Harris has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Harris does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Harris and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Harris' Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Harris to family and friends
17 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Harris' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr Harris is most successful dr everI met in my life. He fixed my shoulder and now I can enjoy my life again
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Upon first meeting him I had to rely on gut instincts to determine if he can be trusted for surgery, and right away I liked him. After 3 surgeries, 2 by him, I was right. He's a good Dr.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Harris and he came highly recommended by a co-worker who had gone to see him regarding a knee and back work injury. Dr. Harris has been my attending physician for my work injury and he has always been extremely thorough, very attentive, and most of all considerate and...more
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I was a patient of Dr. Harris, I had a hip injury and was seen by a few doctors, which no one could figure out what was going on and just prescribing me medication and took me off of work. once I went to Dr. Harris he found that I had a possible labral tear and with his help and physical therapy I...more
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Dr. Harris is aligned with the insurance companies ultimately in charge of the services you receive. His evaluation of patients with whom he operates on are in his favor and deliberately avoid objective testing. My recommendation is to insist that Dr. Harris or his colleagues not be allowed to do...more
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