Dr. Harris

Dr. John B. Harris, Plastic Surgeon Located in Ponte Vedra Beach and St. Simons

Dr. Harris has 26 years of experience as a plastic surgeon helping patients in Florida, Georgia and beyond. His reputation as a skilled facelift surgeon has drawn patients from around the world.

John B. Harris received his Bachelor's Degree in Biology in 1978 from Vanderbilt University where he was a three-year letterman on the Varsity tennis team. After graduating from Southern Illinois University Medical School he entered the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota where he completed residency programs in both General and Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Harris continued his training by completing a Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital in Miami, Florida and a Microsurgical Fellowship at Royal Melbourne Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.

Practicing at the Mayo Clinic Jacksonville from 1988 to 2001, Dr. Harris served as Head of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department and as an Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine.

Board certified by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Harris has also been appointed as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Internationally renown for his cosmetic and reconstructive surgical technique and expertise, Dr. Harris has instructed other physicians through live and televised surgical procedures in Europe, South America and the Far East. He has presented over 60 lectures and authored many clinical papers on a variety of plastic surgery issues. Dr. Harris enjoys playing tennis, gardening, fishing and spending time with his family. He, his wife Tamara, daughter Savannah and son Johnny live in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.