Dustin Harris, M.D.

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Shoulder injuries

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Orthopaedic, Sports Medicine, and Rehabilitation Programs (Las Colinas)

at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Las Colinas

6121 N. Highway 161, 3rd Floor, Suite 300, Irving, Texas 75038

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Dustin Harris, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in shoulder injuries, knee injuries, and concussions.

Dr. Harris earned his medical degree at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He completed a residency in emergency medicine at the University of Chicago Medical Center and received advanced training in sports medicine through a fellowship at the Stanford Health Care O'Connor Hospital.

Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine with a certified added qualification in sports medicine, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2020.

Dr. Harris serves as game-day physician for the National Hockey League’s Dallas Stars, team physician for Irving High School, and ringside physician for USA Boxing. He previously served as team physician for San Jose State University (Division I), San Jose City College, and Valley Christian High School football teams.

Dr. Harris is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.

He has published numerous academic articles and delivered numerous lectures and presentations.

Personal Note

Dr. Harris’ interests outside of medicine include marathon running and rock climbing.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine (2012-2016)
  • Residency - University of Chicago Medical Center (2016-2019), Emergency Medicine
  • Chief Resident - University of Chicago Medical Center (2018-2019), Emergency Medicine
  • Fellowship - Stanford Healthcare O'Connor Hospital (2019-2020), Sports Medicine
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
Honors & Awards
  • Best Use of Social Media in Healthcare (Merck Manual Healthcare Blog) 2014, Ragan's PR Daily
  • National Representation Award for the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) 2014, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Vital Signs Award in Literature 2014, “The Beat” David Geffen Journal of Arts and Literature
  • 2nd Place AMSA National Programming Award 2013
  • Leaders of Tomorrow Merit-Based Scholarship 2012-2016
  • Leon T. Roach Memorial Athletic/Merit Based Scholarship 2010-2012
Books & Publications
  • Concussion
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Sports Effects on Violence and Trauma
  • Transgender Athletes

Clinical Focus

  • Sports Medicine
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Knee Injuries and Disorders
  • Concussion
  • Arthritis

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