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About Dr. Harlan Root

Dr. Harlan Root, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Antonio, TX, with another office in San Antonio, TX. He has 60 years of experience. His specialties include General Surgery. Dr. Root is affiliated with University Hospital and Southwest Mental Health Center. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

4502 Medical Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229
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7703 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229
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Dr. Harlan Root has the following 1 specialty

  • General Surgery

    A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
    The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
    Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Root is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • University Hospital
  • Southwest Mental Health Center
  • Education

    60 Years Experience

  • Cornell University

    Graduated in 1953

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Harlan Root accepts the following insurance providers.

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