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Dr. William Harris III, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 52

Dr. Harris III

Dr. William Harris III, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Jackson, MS and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Mississippi in 1992 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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Dr. Harris III' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Maze Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harris III performs Maze Procedure more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Harris III performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mini-Maze Procedure
Vascular Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harris III treats Vascular Disease more than 77% of his peers

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

Heart Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harris III treats Heart Disease more than 77% of his peers

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

Dr. Harris III' conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Robotic Surgery
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic
  • Aortic Dilation
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Sources of Embolism
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • False Aneurysm
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Heart Valve Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Laser Treatment of Varicose Veins
  • Maze Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
  • Mini-Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse Repair
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse, Myxomatous 1
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse, Myxomatous 2
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse, Myxomatous 3
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement With Robotic Assistance
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Percutaneous Valve Surgery
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Robotic Surgery, Thoracic
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Spider Veins
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboembolism
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Valvuloplasty
  • Varicose Vein Ligation
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

My interest is heart valve surgery. In particular, I specialize in minimally invasive cardiac surgery (MICS). This includes minimally invasive AVR, robotic assisted mitral valve repair and mini MAZE procedures, as well as TAVR. I believe that all pat...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2000
U Ala At Birmingham
Fellowship Hospital
1997
University Ala At Birmingham
Residency Hospital
1993
U Ala At Birmingham
Internship Hospital
1992
University Of Mississippi
Medical School
1988
Mississippi State University
Undergraduate School
2000
1997
1993
1992
1988

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Dr. Harris is likely the most respected cardiovascular surgeon in Jackson and was the #1 surgeon recommended to me after being told I needed coronary bypass surgery. He responded quickly and agreed to perform the operation within a week. He has a great team of nurses and technicians that assist him. I had no complications and am told that everything went smoothly and as expected. I fully understand why my doctor friends directed me to Bill Harris.
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In April of 2016 Dr Harris and his team saved my life. It was called a miracle by many that I lived through such an emergency surgery, the odds were very slim. Here is a doctor with truly God given knowledge and skills. My family was so thankful for his compassion and the way he communicated with them during such a trying time. Mississippi and Baptist Health Services are so fortunate to have this doctor on staff and how blessed I feel to have been his patient
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Dr. Harris is an Excellent doctor...also very detailed in diagnosis, I really enjoyed my visit with Dr. Harris and staff...One of his assistant Mrs. Roslynn Brent...was very helpful, this young lady went over and beyond...and I really appreciate her...She help made it possible for my visit to Dr. Harris Office.....The Staff was very nice!! Thanks, Frances Jones
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Dr. Harris and his staff are very friendly, caring and competent medical professionals.
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