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James Robert Harris, M.D.

    Dr. Harris is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

    James Robert Harris, M.D.

    Orthopedic Surgery

    JAMES ROBERT HARRIS, M.D.

    Clinic Address: 3414 Golden Road, Tyler, Texas 75701
    Phone: (903) 939-7506
    Patient Appointment: (903) 939-7501

    Dr. Harris specializes in orthopedic surgery with an emphasis on sports medicine  and arthroscopic surgery. He’s Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

    Sports Medicine, Knees, Shoulder, and Pediatrics.

    Fellow American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 1989
    Diplomat American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 1987

    Fellowship:
    North Sydney Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center
    Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Sports Medicine and Knee Surgery
    1989

    Residency:
    Tulane University School of Medicine & Affiliated Hospitals
    New Orleans, Louisiana
    1981 – 1985

    Hughston Sports Medicine Clinic and Hospital
    Columbus, Georgia
    Sports Medicine
    June 1984 – December 1985

    University of Southern California
    Downey, California
    Adult Rehabilitation & Reconstruction, Spinal Cord Injuries
    January 1984 – June 1984

    Shrine Crippled Children’s Hospital
    Shreveport, Louisiana
    Orthopedic Pediatrics
    June 1983 – December 1983

    Internship:
    University of Michigan- St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Surgery
    1979 – 1981

    Medical Education:
    University of Texas, Medical Branch
    Galveston, Texas
    1975 – 1979

    Undergraduate Education:
    University of Texas
    Arlington, Texas
    Bachelor of Science in Biology
    1972 – 1975

    Temple Junior College:
    Temple, Texas
    1971 – 1972

    Hughston Sports Medicine Society
    American Association of Physicians and Surgeons
    Southern Medical Association
    Medical Association of Georgia
    Texas Medical Association
    Tulane Caldwell Society
    Southern Orthopaedic Association
    Smith County Medical Society

    Seventh Annual East Texas Sports Medicine Seminar, Course Chairman, Athletic Emergencies, June 13, 1998Sixth Annual East Texas Sports Medicine Seminar, Course Chairman, Meeting the Challenge of the New Athletes, June 14, 1997

    Decision Making in the ACL Injured Patient, Athletic Trainers Association Annual Meeting, Arlington, Texas, July 28-30, 1995

    Physiological Profile of the Female Athlete, 13th Annual Sports Medicine Conference, Galveston, Texas, July 7-8, 1995

    Fourth Annual East Texas Sports Medicine Seminar, Decision Making In Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery, June 10, 1995.

    Modified Technique of Endoscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction, Presented at American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Individual Orthopedic Instruction, Sixty-first Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 24-28, 1994

    Acromioclavicular Injuries, University of Texas Medical Branch, Annual Sports Medicine Conference, Galveston, Texas, July 8-9,1994

    Oxygen Costs of Walking Patients With Osteoarthritis Before and After Total Knee Arthroplasty, Presented at American College Sports Medicine Seminar, Houston, Texas, February 10, 1994.

    The Modified Anterior Drawer Test, Presented at Tenth Annual Meeting of Southern Orthopaedic Association, Vienna, Austria, August 12-14, 1993

    A Modified Technique of Endoscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction, Video Theater, Presented at the Combined Congress of the International Society of the Knee and the International Arthroscopy Association, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 25-30, 1993.

    Simultaneous Bilateral Uncemented Total Knee Replacement – A Review of 66 cases, Poster Presentation, Presented at the Combined Congress of the International Society of the Knee and the International Arthroscopy Association, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 25-30, 1993

    Clinical Exam of the Knee, Presented at Second Annual East Texas Sports Medicine Seminar, Tyler, Texas, June 3-5, 1993

    Anatomy and Dissection of the Foot and Ankle, Sports Medicine Conference, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, Tifton, Georgia, 1992

    Sponsor and Chairman, First Annual East Texas Sports Medicine
    The Forgotten Clinical Examination of the Knee and Ligamentous Injuries of the Knee, First Annual East Texas Sports Medicine Seminar, May 22-23, 1992

    Simultaneous Bilateral Uncemented Total Knee Replacement, A Review of 66 Cases, Presented at the Texas Orthopaedic Association Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, 1992

    Bilateral Total Knee Replacement, Annual Meeting of the Southern Orthopaedic Association, Colorado Springs, Colorado, August, 1991

    Arthroscopic Stapling of Acute ACL Ruptures, Presented at International Meeting – Future Advances in Arthroscopy, Australian Institute of Musculoskeletal Research, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, December 3-6, 1989

    Operative Alternatives in Recurrent Anterior Dislocation of the Shoulder, Presented at the Shoulder Seminar for Family Practice, Sydney, Australia, November, 1989

    Pitfalls in Arthroscopic ACL Reconstruction, Presented at the Australian Knee Society Meeting, Milton Park, New South Wales, Australia, September, 1989

    Kinematic Analysis of the Instant Center of Rotation of the Knee, Presented at the Southern Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Antiqua, West Indies, April, 1989

    Steroids: Performance at What Cost? Anatomy and Frequent Injuries in the Shoulder, Presented at the Annual Sports Medicine Seminar, Baldwin College, Tifton, Georgia, September, 1987, September, 1988, July, 1990, July, 1991

    Intramedullary Rods – Types, Techniques and Indications, Presented at the Georgia State Radiology Seminar, Valdosta, Georgia, October, 1988

    Instant Center Analysis of Normal and Extra-Articular Reconstructed ACL Deficient Knees, Presented at the Hughston Society Meeting, Columbus, Georgia, March, 1988

    The Grice Extra-Articular Subtalar Arthrodesis: A Clinical Review, Presented at The Shriner’s Hospital Orthopaedic Symposium, 1986

    Grice Subtalar Extra-Articular Arthrodesis: A Review of 25 Years of Clinical Experience, Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Louisiana Orthopedic Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, November, 1984

    Bennett’s Fracture: A Better Method of Reduction, Presented at the 17th Annual AOA Resident Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, May, 1984

    Bennett’s Fracture: An Anatomical and Clinical Study, Presented at the 13th Annual Meeting, American Association of Hand Surgery, Dallas, Texas, October, 1983

    Bennett’s Fracture: An Anatomical and Clinical Study, Presented at the 1st Annual Resident’s Conference, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Regular Meeting, Anaheim, California, May, 1983

    The Hughston Clinic SPORTS MEDICINE BOOK, Champ L. Baker, ed. Chapter 74, “Chondral Lesions of the Knee”, pgs 473-479, 1995.

    Recent Developments in the Treatment and Repair of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries in the Athlete, Sports Medicine, March 1990

    The Grice Extra-Articular Subtalar Arthrodesis: A Clinical Review, Orthopaedic Transactions, 1986

    Retrospective Analysis of the Grice Extra-Articular Subtalar Arthrodesis, Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, June, 1985

    Bilateral Sequential Tibial and Fibular Fatigue Fractures Associated with Aluminum Intoxication Osteomalacia, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, July, 1983

     

    Sports Medicine Committee, Texas Medical Association
    Membership Committee, Hughston Society
    Alpha Kappa Kappa Medical Fraternity
    Mu Delta Honorary Medical Fraternity
    Kappa Alpha Fraternity
    Alpha Chi Honorary Fraternity

    Clinic Address: 3414 Golden Road, Tyler, Texas 75701Main Appointment Line: (903) 939-7501

    Direct Line: (903) 939-7506

    Fax (903) 939-7755