Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine Specialist
32 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Harris is Good. Dr. Harris has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 3.7
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 3.7
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Harris, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Harris graduated from The University of Texas at Galveston. He has 8 awards.

Membership Committee, Hughston Society
Hughston Sports Medicine Society
Mu Delta Honorary Medical Fraternity
Medical Association of Georgia
Sports Medicine Committee, Texas Medical Association
Southern Orthopaedic Association
Alpha Kappa Kappa Medical Fraternity
American Association of Physicians and Surgeons


Dr. Harris has 16 hospital affiliations:

  • Texas Spine and Joint Hospital - Tyler 
  • East Texas Medical Center Athens 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. James Robert Harris MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 32 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.
Where does Dr. James R. Harris practice?
Dr. James Harris has 5 office locations.
Dr. James Harris practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine near Tyler, TX.
Additional practice locations include: Jacksonville, TX.
See Tyler Surgeons and Tyler Orthopedic Surgeons.