Dorothy Y. Harris, MD


  • Texas Medical Center
  • West Campus
  • Specialty Care



Orthopedic Surgery

Phone: 832-822-3100 (Main) | 832-227-1670 (West)
Fax: 832-825-9019 (Main) | 832-825-9335 (West)

Contact Information

Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus
6701 Fannin Street, 8th Floor
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus
18200 Katy Freeway, 5th Floor
Houston, TX 77094
United States

Texas Children's Specialty Care Sugar Land
15400 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX 77478
United States

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Orthopedics, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine fellowship Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery 2015
University of Texas Medical Branch, Houston, TX residency Orthopedics 2014
Georgetown University – School of Medicine medical school Doctor of Medicine 2008


Dorothy Harris, MD is Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at Baylor College of Medicine specializing in pediatric orthopedics. Her major areas of interest include orthopedic trauma/fractures, cerebral palsy, and limb deformities. After graduating magna cum laude from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina with a Bachelors of Science in Chemistry and English, Dr. Harris went on to receive her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington DC. She completed her internship and residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch. Dr. Harris completed her fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedics and Scoliosis at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Harris is committed to advancing the field of pediatric orthopedic surgery through ongoing clinical research, medical education, and exceptional patient care at Texas Children’s Hospital.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Member
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Member
Texas Orthopaedic Association Member

Selected Publications

Harris DY, McAngus JK, Kuo YF, Lindsey RW. Correlations between a dedicated orthopaedic complications grading system and early adverse outcomes in joint arthroplasty. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015: 473(4):1524-31. Harris DY and RW Lindsey. Variability in fluoroscopic image acquisition during operative fixation of ankle fractures at an academic institution. Orthopedics. February 2015 (epub ahead of print)

Patient & Family Comments