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About Dr. Howard W Harris
Dr. Howard W Harris, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Bedford, TX. He has 21 years of experience. His specialties include Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Harris is affiliated with Medical City North Hills, Texas Health Harris Methodist Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hurst-Euless-Bedford. Dr. Harris has received 3 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Howard W Harris has the following 2 specialties
- Sports Medicine
A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.
- Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Howard W Harris has the following 16 expertise
- Sports Medicine
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Knee Surgery
- Hip Surgery
- Bone Fracture
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Joint Replacement
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
- Herniated Disc
- Joint Pain/Swelling
Dr. Howard W Harris has 2 board certified specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience
Dr. Howard W Harris is Board Certified in 2 specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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This is what I want the doctor to know and the office manager. I called the office and left only one message with the scheduler. I called additional times as I needed to get in and set my schedule for the up coming week. She called while I had a client and I could not answer. Finally on the sixth call I asked if they could actually get the lady and explained I had called and called only leaving one message and missing her call back. We were connected and she could not hear me. I called back twice more and never got her. She called back about 30 minutes later. At that point I realized I didn't have all my info, my fault, but they wouldn't let me call back with it after all the trouble it took just to talk to her. I decided it just wasn't meant to be. I told a friend about it and she said you mean the building right over there, etc. She tried to get in a year prior and pretty much the same story. My insurance site says they are accepting patients, I bet they are. They can't even make an appointment. Sad, I would rather support my local people than go out to always willing to take my business Baylor Grapevine.
I couldn't be more pleased with the caliber of treatment I've received from Dr. Harris in the reconstruction of my ACL! Being a school teacher and runner, Dr. Harris new exactly what type of surgery would be best for me in order to get me back "in the game", and for that I'm truly thankful. Texas Orthopedic is your one-stop, total package for all your needs. He ROCKS!
ACL reconstruction using patellar tendon autograft following a failed allograft reconstruction (12 months prior). Dr. Harris was confident in his diagnosis when others weren't and he was dead on. He was informative and thorough in my consultation. Surgery went extremely well and one week post-op I am already feeling better than at 6 weeks post-op the first time around. Appeared to be a very skilled surgeon. Time will tell, but so far, an excellent experience. I would recommend him, just as he was highly recommended to me.
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Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2012)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Dr. Harris is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
21 Years Experience
University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Graduated in 1997
University Of Alabama Hospital
Dr. Howard W Harris accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS TX BlueChoice
- BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana National POS
- Humana Preferred PPO
Imagine Health - SmartCare
- Imagine Health SmartCare
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
Scott and White
- Scott and White PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsTexas Orthopedic Specialists Pa, 2425 Highway 121, Bedford, TX
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