E. John Harris, MD
#32 – 2018
Dr. Harris is Professor of Surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine, where he has spent his entire career. Dr. Harris grew up in the San Francisco Bay area, the son of one of our founding members of the Western Vascular Society, Edmund J Harris.
He then attended UC Berkeley and completed Medical School at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. He then traveled to Portland Oregon where he completed his General Surgery Residency and his Vascular Surgery Fellowship at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). His vascular Surgery mentors at OHSU included three former Presidents of the Western Vascular Society: John Porter, Lloyd Taylor, and Gregory Moneta.
Dr. Harris is a Distinguished Fellow of the Society for Vascular Surgery, Distinguished Fellow of the American Venous Forum, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, past President of the Northern California Vascular Society, and past President of the San Francisco Surgical Society, as well as a member of the Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society and the Pacific Coast Surgical Society.
In the Western Vascular Society, Dr. Harris helped organize the Resident Forum and was Program Chairman of the Resident Forum in 2003, Chairman of the Program Committee in 2010, Secretary-Elect in 2011, and Secretary from 2012 to 2015. He also served as Chairman of the Tennis Tournament for many years. Dr. Harris resides in Hillsborough, California with his wife Leslie, where they raised four children, one of whom, Sean, is training to be a Vascular Surgeon (3rd generation).
2018 Annual Meeting
Santa Fe, NM