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About John

John Harris was born and raised in Booneville, AR. The youngest of three siblings, he spent his early years enjoying the outdoors of northwest Arkansas through camping, fishing and hunting.

He graduated from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, where he not only obtained a degree in Industrial Engineering but also fostered a deep love for the Razorbacks. He married his wife, Lincoln Thomas (who is from Arlington, TX) just before he began medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas. His first son was born during his 3rd year of medical school.

Dr Harris graduated medical school with Honors in Research, and stayed in Little Rock to begin his orthopaedic surgery residency. During these five years, he had two more children, a second boy and his only daughter. After residency, he and his wife moved to Bloomington, Minnesota to complete a sports fellowship with TRIA Orthopaedic Center. During this year, he had the privilege of acting as one of the team physicians for the Minnesota Twins baseball team, the Minnesota Wild hockey team and the Gustavus Adolphus Gusties, a division III college football team. He also had his 4th child, a third son, during his time in Minnesota.

Now, he and Lincoln are very excited to be back in the Arlington/Mansfield area with their four young children. He still enjoys camping, hunting and fishing as well as woodworking in his limited spare time. He is also a huge Dallas Cowboys fan.

Dr. Harris treats a variety of sports injuries from rotator cuff tears and shoulder dislocations to various knee problems. In addition, he loves to perform shoulder and knee replacements. He treats other conditions such as carpal and cubital tunnel, as well as fractures and soft tissue injuries around the body. He has a special interest in complex cartilage and meniscal injuries in the knee.

Dr. Harris’s goal for athletes (and all his patients) is to get them back to their sport or activity as fast and safe as possible.

2019 top docs medallion

Insurances Accepted:
  • AARP Medicare Complete AARMC
  • Accountable PPO AJP00006
  • Aetna AETNA
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna Texas Health
  • Aetna Aexcel AEAEX
  • Aetna Choice Plus POS II AETCH
  • Aetna Leap Basic - Banner AEHFNO
  • Aetna Medicare (HMO) Open Access AET/MO
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO AEMA
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO AEM/P
  • Aetna Medicare HMO AET/M
  • Aetna Open Choice POS II AET/OC2
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO AET/OC
  • Aetna TRS Care AETRS
  • Aetna US Health Care POS AET/S
  • Aetna US Healthcare EPO AET/E
  • Aetna US Healthcare HMO AET/H
  • Aetna US Healthcare/PPO AET/P
  • Amerigroup Chip Insurance AMGC
  • Amerigroup Medicare Advantage AMGMA
  • Amerigroup Star + Plus AGRPSTPL
  • Baylor Quality Alliance BAY
  • Baylor Scott& White Health Plan BSW
  • BC of Texas PPO BC/T
  • BC/BS Federal Select BCBSF
  • BC/BS Medicare Advantage HMO BCMH
  • BC/BS Medicare Advantage PPO BCMA
  • BCBS Health Select- POS BCHSP
  • BCBS-Blue Essentials HMO BCEH
  • Blue Advantage HMO BLADV
  • Blue Card PPO ( BCBS) BLUE
  • Blue Choice PPO BPPO
  • BlueCross/BlueShield Par Plan BCPA
  • BlueCross/BlueShield POS BC
  • BlueCross/BlueShield PPO BCBS
  • Bunch First Health Network BUN
  • Cash/Check/No Insurance CASH
  • Cigna CIG
  • Cigna (OAP) Open Access CIGNO
  • Cigna EPO CIG/E
  • Cigna/HMO CIG/H
  • Cigna/POS CIG/S
  • Cigna/PPO CIG/P
  • Concentra CON
  • Cor-Plan/City of Richardson COR/P
  • First Health Workmans Comp FHWC
  • Genex Workmans Comp GEN
  • Hartford HART
  • Health Smart PPO HS/PP
  • HealthScope Benefits HTHSC
  • HealthSmart GEPO HLTHS
  • HealthSmart POS HSMAR
  • Healthsmart Preferred Care HLTSM
  • Humana HUMA
  • Humana Choice Care HUMCC
  • Humana Choice PPO HC/P
  • Humana Group Medicare PPO HUGMP
  • Humana Medicare PPO HUMP
  • Humana PPO(PHCS) HUM/P
  • Humana Preferred PPO HUMPO
  • IMO Work Com IMO
  • Liberty Mutual Workmans Compensation LIBW
  • Majoris Workmans Compensation Network MAJ
  • Medicaid Effective Date Traditional
  • Medicaid Insurance MCAID
  • Medicare MCARE
  • Methodist Physician Network/PPO MPN/P
  • MHD Employee Group Health Plan MHD
  • MHD Occupational Injury Plan MOIP
  • MMP Superior
  • Molina Market Place MOLMK
  • Molina Medicare Advantage MOLMED
  • Multiplan MUL
  • Mutual of Omaha MOMAH
  • Scott and White Senior Care (Medicare Advantage) AJP00003
  • STAR Medicaid AMERIGroup
  • Superior Healthplan Star Plus SUPHSP
  • Superior Medicare Advantage HMO SUHA
  • United Healthcare HMO UNI/H
  • United Healthcare PPO UNIP
  • United Healthcare PPO UNIP
  • Wellcare Medicare HMO WELLM

Insurance plans may change. Please confirm your plan is accepted when scheduling your appointment.

Affiliations Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Methodist Medical Group, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, Methodist Charlton Medical Center, Methodist Midlothian Medical Center, Methodist Orthopaedic Surgical Associates