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Posts by William H. Harris, MD


Dr. Harris is an internationally recognized expert on the subject of total hip arthroplasty. He founded the Harris Orthopaedics Laboratory (formerly the MGH Orthopaedics Biomechanics and Biomaterials Laboratory, renamed in 2005 to honor Dr. Harris as its Director Emeritus). Dr. Harris is a well-known speaker and author, having published over 500 papers in his 50+ year career. He is also a founding member and first president of the Hip Society, a founding member and past president of the International Hip Society, and the Alan Gerry Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Harvard Medical School.

Orthopaedic Care at Mass General

At Mass General, our world-class physicians and surgeons treat the full spectrum of musculoskeletal conditions throughout the body, from sprains and strains on the athletic field to carpal tunnel syndrome. Our team offers innovative, research-based treatments that range from limb-saving oncological procedures to complex spinal reconstruction.