Professional Summary


Professional Education
  • Medical Education: St Louis University School of Medicine (1985) MO
  • Residency: Oregon Health Science University (1991) OR
  • Internship: Oregon Health Science University (1986) OR
  • Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, Vascular Surgery (1994)
  • Fellowship: Oregon Health Sciences Univ Hospital (1992) OR
  • MD, Saint Louis University, Medicine (1985)

Administrative Appointments
  • President, Northern California Vascular Society (2003 - 2005)
  • President-Elect, Norther California Vascular Society (2001 - 2003)

Publications

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Practice Locations


Vascular and Endovascular Care ,
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Vascular Laboratory ,
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Vascular Laboratory at Boswell Building ,
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Vascular and Endovascular Care in Palo Alto ,
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Patient Ratings

(236 Ratings)

Overall Rating
4.8/5

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4.9/5
Friendliness
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9/5
Explanations
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8/5
Listens
CP concern for questions/worries
4.8/5
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.7/5
Clear Communication
CP spoke using clear language
4.8/5
Time Spent
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9/5
Recommend to others
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.6/5
Wait times
Wait time at clinic

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Patient Reviews

(136 reviews)

the best place to go if you want to get well. i know
Dr. Harris is great
I LIKE GOING TO STANFORD, EXCELLENT CARE!
Five stars for Dr. Harris!
I always recommend Stanford. Friends and family are in awe of stanford.
Good experience!
The inquiry about my illness is very detailed and the postoperative visit is very timely. In a word thank you very much.
When I came to see a doctor in your hospital for the first time I felt very good. I consulted my condition in detail. I am confident that I will cooperate with you to recover as soon as possible.
I felt good about my time with Dr. Harris.
Dr Harris has been an excellent and always fully attentive care provider to me over many years.
All very good.
The care of Dr. Harris has always been excellent!
The doctor was very good and answered all my questions
Dr. Harris is brilliant, kind & efficient -
Excellent and time efficient- Dr. Harris ordered the necessary tests to be completed right before my appointment.
Dr. Harris is simply world-class and I consider myself to be extremely fortunate to be in his care.
Perfect!
Excellent.
Dr. Harris is an authentic professional & shows much interest & concern about the patient in his care.
My wife now sees Dr. Harris per my recommendation. He is that good.
Dr Harris is a great caring, no nonsense doctor. since I transferred to his care, my condition was thoroughly diagnosed, saved me from unnecessary surgery (previous provider), and now is managed and under total control. 10 star rating for him and his staff.
Very professional care provided.
I am very lucky to have Dr. Ed Harris as my provider. I have seen him for years. He's very thorough and always includes me in decisions about my care and well being.
Dr. Harris is the consummate professional in whom I have the ultimate confidence!
Great DOC.
Dr. Harris is outstanding. Not only is he friendly and humble, his surgical skill is world class. I credit Dr. Harris with saving my life.
good
Dr. Harris is wonderful.
Excellent care
good
Dr. Harris is outstanding!
Good.
good experience
Always this right amount of time to answer any questions.
There's no better hospital than Stanford Hospital.
Good
very good experience
Dr. Harris was very polite and easy to talk with about my health care needs. He listened to me and the concerns I had, answered questions, and was willing to make a referral for a procedure that has helped improve the quality of my life.
Dr. Harris is, not only one of the best surgeons in the world, but an overall great guy.
Dr. Harris has excellent compassion. I'm always very, very comfortable with him. Personality plus.
my last Doctor left me wondering what comes next. Dr Harris is a better fit for us
Doctor Harris the best.
I believe I have received the best possible operation on my carotid artery and not only happy about that but also I am veriy thankful for the smooth good looking incision on my neck that looks like it is done by the top best plastic surgeon.
Dr. Harris is one of the best doctors I have seen at Stanford. He described my symptoms before I even told him where my pain was. Exceptional!!
Dr. Harris is the Best Hands Down! I wish he could have Done my Hip Replacement, He cares and does exceptional work. He saved my life in 2008
Dr Harris is great no-nonsense doctor. I feel happy for having come to him (initially) for a second opinion.
Very good assistance.
I saw Dr Harris for a second opinion and was absolutely delighted. He explained my medical issues and answered all my questions, some of them even before I asked them. Dr Harris is definitively one of the best doctors I have seen in my life!
All of the above was handled very professionally.
Thoughtful, professional, to time to explain options, costs, alternatives. This was a refreshing visit - doctor was engaged in discussion and understood my concerns.
Dr. Harris inspired full confidence
Good experience in their attention.
Dr. Harris is certainly one of the best in the world. I am blessed to have him as my vascular surgeon.
The doctor gave a good explanation about the problem.
I'm satisfied with Dr. Harris. I wish he had an office in Fresno, CA closer for me.
Recommend to other patients.
Good.
Dr. Harris is exemplary in his interest in me as a person, not just a patient.
I'm putting my life in Dr. Harris' hands so it is important that I feel like he is capable and able. I felt this right from the start!
Doctor Harris was outstanding. He listened to me and gave me time to explain my condition and issues I'm facing. He then explained in detail his plan for rectifying my condition. Also, he took the time to show me CT scans and explain what was going on. I appreciated it greatly.
At least he listen to me and didn't tell me I was crazy. Thank you.
Doctor Harris was excellent. Explained discrepancies I had received from other providers and gave me a clear path for the future.
Great! Always good.
EJ Harris is amazing in knowledge, clarity of explanations & friendliness. He's the best.
Dr. Harris is simply world-class!
Dr. Harris is an excellent doctor!
My appointment with doctor Harris was a pleasant experience because he managed to make me feel comfortable and relaxed and explained everything in language I can understand.
I totally trust my provider and would recommend him without reservation. My overall experience at Stanford has been wonderful.
Very good. I love him.
Good.
DR.HARRIS IS VERY GOOD......HE KNOWS HIS TRADE WELL.
dr Harris is the best
I followed Dr. Harris from DAMF, and I am sorry I did not do this in 2015!
Very good.
Outstanding courtesy throughout appointment.
Dr Harris was exceptionally proficient, giving thorough explanations of my condition that I could understand and apply. Thank you Dr Harris. You made the arduous trip worth the effort.
Though I would recommend this doctor to others, I would warn my friends that he uses technical terms without explanation. I had to stop him multiple times to say, "I don't understand the words that you are using." He continued to do that throughout our meeting. Annoying but expected from a doctor! Some decade, you'll start training them to speak in a language that their patients can easily understand...
I would highly recommend Dr. Harris to any family or friend that can access Stanford with their health care provider.
Well all is very good how they attend.
Worst bedside manner I have ever experienced. Rude, dismissive, acted as if he was to important to be there, spent 2 minutes with me & refused to explain anything or discuss condition/option.
recommend Your hospital and the doctors all the time to people that I know
Both Dr Harris and Dr Mc Farland are excellent in every way.
Of course I do recommend your treatment is very comfortable.
Good.
Everything was well done!
Dr. Harris is fabulous.
Dr. Harris is simply outstanding. What else can I say?
Dr. Harris is extremely knowledgable & always a pleased to speak with.
All great.
5 star.
Very good.
dr Harris has been my doctor for a long time. he is excellent across the board
In spite of sending an email to him, he never replied to it. Yet he questioned as to why I did not get an ultrasound study done before my appt. slot. I felt dumb founded. His staff communications need improvement URGENTLY.
I felt as if I was being seen by my regular physician. He didn't seem concerned and I left feeling like I had wasted my time.
Dr. E.J. Harris is an excellent physician. He has kept me walking - A great feat with this compromised body.
Dr. Harris does not call after procedure even if there are some problems called in. Nurses do however.
Good experience during my visit to the hospital.
Dr. Harris has exceeded all expectations and been one of the best care providers ever.
I have a great team of doctors.
All in all this was an excellent encounter.
IT;S ALL GOOD
Dr. Harris was very dismissive of my concerns. While he was certain, (with little explanation to me), that my symptoms were not a vascular problem his demeanor was condescending and unconcerned when I asked questions about my next steps. His general response was "all I can tell you is, it's not a vascular problem, I don't have anything else to tell you. I've had the concerns for almost 3 years and as the frequency and discomfort increases I was trying to get advice on what type of doctor might be able to help. He just didn't seem to care & was clearly bothered by me prescription for more help.
Dr Harris and his team are the best in the world, they have my complete confidence.
Couldn't have asked for a better person, because I already had one.
Very, very satisfied
Dr. HARRIS is very blunt - he "tells it like it is" - Did not get the sense he cared, however; he was impersonal to us. Very competent but....
Dr. Harris has a natural manner that inspires patient confidence that his results fully affirm.
Dr. Harris is world class.
Dr. Harris is the best - competent, personable, and a great guy.
Highly recommend.
Excellent service, very knowledgeable, explains my condition and course of action, easy to understand.
With delight and with confidence I would recommend my friends or family.
Dr. Harris & his staff are excellent.
Dr. Harris asked me to describe my situation and listened carefully as I talked. He educated me about my situation and answered all my questions fully. I really appreciated his time and attention.
Stanford Hospital is competent in your medical attention, comfortable and your very educated personnel.
Excellent, Professional
Questions were answered, follow up suggested and scheduled
In my 83 years I have been to many hospitals. My experience @ Stanford was the BEST.
Doctor seemed OK, but not friendly.
Great experience.
Dr. Harris & his staff are the best -
Dr. Harris is truly wonderful! He built a stint to take the swelling out of my left leg several years ago..closely montors the vascular functions......His professional, caring and kind manner makes me confident that I have the finest vascular surgeon in the world......Thank you Stanford!
Perfect
Grateful for Dr Harris' expertise and comfortable manner.
really knowledgeable and skilled but I would like broader explanation e.g. why is scar tissue so often an answer to why something didn't work? Must be common. What is anyone trying to do to get around it? I have enough advanced degrees to understand an explanation and even a brief telling of research results and aims;
Terse.
Very good experience.
Dr. Harris was very attentive and relaxed and we were not rushed in any way.
Wonderful service & staff very nice to me.
I am very satisfied; and competent & I trust all the doctors & nurses.
Very happy with the care provider.
A good human being.
No bad experiences.
Great care given great providers no complaints.
Very satisfactory.
Dr. Harris is always understanding, patient and helpful, I appreciate his expertise.

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