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Dr. James Harris, MD

General Surgery*
5.0 (15)
Map Pin Small Columbia, MD
Accepting new patients
17 years of experience

Overview of Dr. James Harris, MD

Dr. James Harris, MD is a Surgeon in Columbia, MD. They specialize in General Surgery, has 17 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from University of California at Los Angeles and is affiliated with Howard County General Hospital. Dr. Harris, completed a residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Harris an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Harris works at Practice in Columbia, MD with other offices in Middle River, MD. They frequently treat conditions like Appendicitis and Incisional Hernia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Harris' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Drs.Esposito Mayer Hogan & Assic
    11085 Little Patuxent Pkwy Ste 103, Columbia, MD 21044 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (410) 367-2249
  2. 2
    Dba Johns Hopkins Howard County Medical Center
    5755 Cedar Ln, Columbia, MD 21044 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (410) 730-1988
  3. 3
    Office
    6201 Greenleigh Ave, Middle River, MD 21220 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (410) 730-1988

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Howard County General Hospital

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Appendicitis
Incisional Hernia
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Appendicitis
Incisional Hernia
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Inguinal Hernia
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Gallstones
Lipomas
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Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Salpingectomy with Robotic Assist
Salpingo Oopherectomy
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Abdominal Pain
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Bone Cancer
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon Cancer
Colon Disorders
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gallbladder Diseases
Gastric Ulcer
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Ischemic Colitis
Lung Cancer
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Osteosarcoma
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Pyloric Stenosis
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcerative Colitis
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colostomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastrectomy
Gastrotomy
Hernia Repair
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Liver Biopsy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Surgery
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Skin Lesion Removal
Sphincterotomy
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Tracheal Surgery
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Urinary Bladder Reconstruction
Varicose Vein Procedure
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Wedge Resection Colon
Wound Repair
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    About Dr. James Harris, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 17 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1538381017
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of California at Los Angeles
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. James Harris, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Harris is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Harris has seen patients for Appendicitis and Incisional Hernia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Harris on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    15 patients have reviewed Dr. Harris. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Harris.

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