Samar Harris, M.D. Practices at the Following Locations
|Dallas – Walnut Hill Ln, TX||8220 Walnut Hill Ln., Ste. 710, Dallas, TX 75231||(214) 368-6707||Request an appointment at this location|
|Rowlett – Lakeview Pkwy, TX||7501 Lakeview Pkwy, Ste. 260, Rowlett, TX 75088||(972) 475-8183||Request an appointment at this location|
About Samar Harris, M.D.
Dr. Harris is a board-certified gastroenterologist with a focused interest in motility and functional disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. She performs routine GI procedures such as upper endoscopy, push enteroscopy and colonoscopy in the diagnosis, screening and surveillance of gastrointestinal diseases and cancers. In addition, she also specializes in interpreting esophageal manometry, BRAVO, impedance ph studies, anorectal manometry and smart pill. She is fluent in English. She is a member of the ACG, ANMS, AGA and TSGE.
Medical School: Trivandrum Medical College
Residency: Mayo Clinic ( internship), University of Missouri Columbia (residency)
Fellowship: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Why did you choose to specialize in Gastroenterology?
Gastroenterology is a field of internal medicine which is unique in many aspects.
In addition to being a rare combination of both procedural and clinical skills, the practice of gastroenterology involves diseases of multiple organ systems. As Hippocrates is famously quoted to say, ” All disease begins in the gut”, then what could be more fascinating than the study and practice of gastroenterology.
Do you have a specialty of interest in Gastroenterology?
My interest in Gastroenterology is in motility and functional disorders of the gut. These include esophageal dysmotility, gastroparesis, functional dyspepsia, cyclical vomiting syndrome, dyssynergic defecation, small bowel dysmotility, short gut syndrome, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. I also have experience with the management of POTS and gastrointestinal symptoms.
Do you fluently speak any other languages in addition to English?
What do you and your family enjoy doing in your spare time?
I enjoy travelling, spending time with family, cooking for friends and family, exploring new campsites.
Awards and Accreditation:
Invited speaker for local conferences, travel awards during fellowship ( AASLD and Salix Fellowship2Leadership travel grant)
Board Certified in Gastroenterology
Board Certified in Internal Medicine
American College of Gastroenterology
American Gastroenterological Association
Texas Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society