W. Taylor Harris, MD

W. Taylor Harris, MD

Sports Medicine

Board Eligible in Orthopedic Surgery

Blue Ridge Region

Asheville - Livingston

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  • American Hip Institute, Hip Arthroscopy/Preservation Fellowship, Chicago, IL
  • American Sports Medicine Institute, Sports Medicine Fellowship, Birmingham, AL
  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Chattanooga, TN
  • University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Doctorate of Medicine, Columbia, SC
  • Clemson University, Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences, Clemson, SC


  • Basic Life Saving (BLS) Certification
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Certification
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification
  • Stryker Mako Certifications:
    • Total Knee Arthroplasty
    • Total Hip Arthroplasty


  • ASMI Fellow Research Award – Basic Science – 2020-2021
  • Orthopaedic In-Training Academic Achievement Award – University of Tennessee College of Medicine – 2015, 2016
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society – University of South Carolina School of Medicine – 2014, 2015
  • Fullerton Scholar – University of South Carolina School of Medicine – 2011-2015
  • Phi Beta Kappa – Clemson University – 2007-2011
  • Department of Biological Sciences Faculty GPA Award – Clemson University – 2007-2011

Research and Publications

  • Doty, Jesse, and Wallace Harris. “Hallus Valgus Deformity and Treatment.” Foot and Ankle Clinics, vol. 23, no. 2, 2018, pp. 271-280., doi:10.1016/j.fcl.2018.01.007
  • Bailey, L.B., Thigpen, C.A., Hawkins, R.J., Beattie, P.F., & Shanley, E. (2017). Effectiveness of Manual Therapy and Stretching for Baseball Players With Shoulder Range of Motion Deficits. Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 9(3), 230-237. doi:10.1177/1941738117702835

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