About Dr. Thomas W Harris M.D.

Dr. Thomas W Harris is an Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine, Reconstructive and Arthroscopic Surgery, Physical Therapy, and Rehabilitation. He was the founder of the Athletic Orthopedic Institute and the Shoulder Knee Institute, which have served patients over the past 20+ with their surgery needs. Today he continues with his private practice with his team of specialists.

Dr. Harris has a sub specialty in treating industrial workplace injuries. He is dedicated to treating injured workers and getting them back to work in a timely matter. Dr. Harris is an expert in impairment ratings, using the AMA guidelines. He is well apprised and meters the on-going changes in California Workers’ Compensation laws.

Our practice provides comprehensive care for patients with shoulder, knee and all joint disorders. Our medical staff will quickly pinpoint the source of pain and will work with our patients to develop an effective treatment plan.  Together, we will explore a variety of medical options that specifically fit the individual patient’s needs, which may include an aggressive non-surgical treatment or surgical management. We offer state-of-the-art evaluation and treatment as well as on-site x-ray, same day appointments and handicap accessibility. Through education and personal leadership, we continue to maintain this standard of excellence. We welcome you to our practice as part of our team.


Dr. Thomas Harris M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon

Office Locations

Three Southern California Offices to serve you