Robert M. Harris is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in orthopaedic trauma surgery and fracture care. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, and earned his medical degree at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia. He completed an orthopaedic residency at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, as well as a fellowship in orthopaedic trauma at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.
Dr. Harris is the director of orthopaedic trauma for the Hughston Clinic at Midtown Medical Center and an orthopaedic surgeon at the Hughston Clinic. Prior to coming to the Hughston Clinic, Dr. Harris served as medical director of orthopaedic trauma at Johnston City Medical Center in Tennessee, as chairman and program director for the Orthopaedic Residency Program at Atlanta Medical Center, Chief of Orthopaedics at Grady Memorial Hospital, and is a 20-year army veteran serving in special operations and conducting research in blast and ballistics.
Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Harris is associated with various medical organizations and holds memberships in national and international speciality societies. He has published in major orthopaedic and trauma medical journals and presents his scientific research at national meetings and symposiums. He plans to continue his research interests through the Hughston Foundation, Inc.