About James B. Harris, MD, FACS

Dr. Harris has been part of Western Surgical since 2000. His outstanding training in general and oncologic surgery as well as his experienced approach to patient care enable him to provide excellent surgical care to cancer patients of Reno. He teaches future physicians and surgeons as the co-chair and clerkship director of the University of Nevada School of Medicine surgery clerkship. He is also the medical director for the Renown Institute for Cancer, and is currently the state chair and national Surveyor for the Commission on Cancer through the American College of Surgeons.

  • Fellowship, Surgical Oncology, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, 1988-1990
  • Residency General Surgery: Los Angeles County – University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, 1984-1988
  • Internship General Surgery: Los Angeles County – University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, 1983-1984
  • Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, Doctor of Medicine, 1979-1983
  • Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA Bachelor of Science, 1975-1979
  • Certified American Board of Surgery
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons
  • Professor of Surgery, University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine
  • Nevada State Chair, American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor
  • Member Washoe County Medical Society
  • Member California Medical Association
  • Member Nevada State Medical Association
  • Member Society of Graduate Surgeons
  • Co-Chairman Department of Surgery: University of Nevada, Reno
  • Medical Director of Accreditation and Quality: Renown Health, Reno, NV
  • Cancer Committee Chairman: Renown Health, Reno, NV
  • Academic Chief of General Surgery, Greenville Hospital, Greenville, SC, 1998-2004
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