Dr. William Harris, MD

Dr. William Harris, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. William Harris, MD is a general surgery specialist in Atmore, AL and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med in 1978 and specializes in general surgery.

408 Medical Park Dr

Atmore, AL 36502

Contact Information

(251) 368-9826

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

59  Conditions Treated

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42  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue 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 Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Thoracentesis
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Disciplinary action in another state (2/13/2015)
    Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Texas

Education

  • Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Med U Sc Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Of South Alabama Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • MD Anderson Tumor Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

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

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Harris' Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Harris to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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

Dr. Harris' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    POOR
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

If you are looking for a doctor to not care about you or your well-being, this is the doctor for you! Dr. Harris told me I was "fine" when I came to see him for my follow-up appointment! I told him that I haven't had a BM in 13 days with serious abdominal pain (to the point I was crying right in...more
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I really believe in Dr. Harris...He has saved my life twice.... No one has skills like this.... I just think he's wonderful and my husband thinks he is the best also..He is very easy to talk with he will come to your level without asking....As for me he is the best that happen in my life... Dr's in...more
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Friendly and pleasant plus answered all my questions. Very professional. My schedule appointment was for February, but went in early(by mistake) January. Took me right in within 15 minutes.
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