Timothy E. Harris, MD
Dr. Timothy Harris was born and raised in Lynchburg, Virginia. He received his bachelor's degree in German from Davidson College and attended medical school at the University of Virginia. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Arizona and then continued his postgraduate training with a fellowship in orthopaedic trauma at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Maryland.
Dr. Harris was a founding member of Wake Orthopaedics when he started practice in 2003. He has a faculty appointment to the UNC Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and is actively involved in teaching orthopaedic surgery residents. Dr. Harris has received numerous awards for his research and teaching and has been named one of 'North Carolina's Best Doctors.'
Dr. Harris is board certified and has a special interest in joint replacement surgery, including minimally invasive anterior total hip replacements. He performs fracture and trauma surgery for the extremities, pelvis and spine and adult reconstructive surgery for post-traumatic and degenerative conditions.
He lives in Raleigh, is married and has four children.
- Undergraduate: Davidson College, B.A. German, Concentration in International Studies
- Medical School: University of Virginia School of, Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia
- Internship: University of Arizona Health Sciences Center; Tucson, Arizona, Internship in General Surgery
- Residency: University of Arizona Health Sciences Center; Tucson, Arizona, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
- Fellowship: R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical Center, Fellowship in Orthopaedic Traumatology
- Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
HONORS AND AWARDS
- Harry E. Dascomb, MD Award for significant contributions in clinical teaching and care, Wake Area Health Education Center 2013
- "Best Doctors in North Carolina" (2009-2013)
- "Frank C. Wilson Orthopaedic Faculty Teaching Award" given by the graduating
residents to the faculty member most important to their education. (2012)
- "Clinical Faculty Teacher of the Year" (2008, 2011, 2012)
- University of Arizona Lenoard F. Peltier Award for Excellence in Research
- Arizona Orthopaedic Society Resident Research Competition Winner
- Resident Laboratory Research Recognition Award
- Young Bishop Award - outstanding young alumnus Virginia Episcopal School
- Deanâ€™s List for Excellence in Teaching by a House Officer
- Phi Beta Kappa
- Cum Laude
- Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, University of North Carolina