Thomas G Harris, M.D.

Foot & Ankle Surgery located in Pasadena, CA

About Dr. Harris

Thomas G. Harris, MD, specializes in foot and ankle reconstruction surgery and orthopaedic surgery at Congress Orthopaedic Associates, with locations in Pasadena and Arcadia, California. 

Dr. Harris' practice focuses on ailments of the lower extremities and, in particular, ailments related to the foot and ankle. He is also an associate professor at the UCLA-Harbor Medical Center where he is the chief of foot and ankle surgery and teaches residents and students.

In his clinical practice, Dr. Harris has written multiple scientific articles accepted in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Foot and Ankle International, and the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. He has also designed novel, innovative surgical implants that have been used worldwide. Furthermore, he has been invited to give instructional lectures across the globe. He is a reviewer for the prestigious Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and Foot and Ankle International scientific journals. He is also a member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society where he serves on the post-graduate education and training committee.

Dr. Harris has specific interests in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery as well as sports and traumatic injuries to the lower extremity. His surgical expertise includes a minimally invasive Achilles tendon repair, endoscopic treatment for plantar fasciitis, and multiple arthroscopic approaches to the ankle and hind foot. Dr. Harris also specializes in surgery for hallux valgus (bunions), hallux rigidus (arthritis) and flat feet. He has an increasing interest in total ankle replacement. While using cutting-edge technology to improve his patients’ surgical outcomes, he believes elective surgery is often the last resort in addressing patient’s pain and will always explore conservative options.

He lives in the Pasadena area with his wife, Tiffany, their twins, Cole and Kirra, and new baby, Dane.

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Thomas G. Harris, MD, specializes in foot and ankle reconstruction surgery and orthopaedic surgery at Congress Orthopaedic Associates, with locations in Pasadena and Arcadia, California. 

Dr. Harris' practice focuses on ailments of the lower extremities and, in particular, ailments related to the foot and ankle. He is also an associate professor at the UCLA-Harbor Medical Center where he is the chief of foot and ankle surgery and teaches residents and students.

In his clinical practice, Dr. Harris has written multiple scientific articles accepted in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Foot and Ankle International, and the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. He has also designed novel, innovative surgical implants that have been used worldwide. Furthermore, he has been invited to give instructional lectures across the globe. He is a reviewer for the prestigious Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and Foot and Ankle International scientific journals. He is also a member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society where he serves on the post-graduate education and training committee.

Dr. Harris has specific interests in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery as well as sports and traumatic injuries to the lower extremity. His surgical expertise includes a minimally invasive Achilles tendon repair, endoscopic treatment for plantar fasciitis, and multiple arthroscopic approaches to the ankle and hind foot. Dr. Harris also specializes in surgery for hallux valgus (bunions), hallux rigidus (arthritis) and flat feet. He has an increasing interest in total ankle replacement. While using cutting-edge technology to improve his patients’ surgical outcomes, he believes elective surgery is often the last resort in addressing patient’s pain and will always explore conservative options.

He lives in the Pasadena area with his wife, Tiffany, their twins, Cole and Kirra, and new baby, Dane.


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