Dr. Brian Harkins is a leader in the field of minimally invasive robotic surgery and can be considered one of the best robotic surgeons in the world.
Dr. Harkins received his Doctor of Medicine from LSU Medical School – New Orleans where he graduated with the Dean’s Award in 1989.
He began his General Surgery Residency at Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia. He was selected as Outstanding Laparoscopic Resident – Surgeon and also presented an award-winning scientific presentation for the American College of Surgeons, Georgia Chapter. Upon completion of his residency, he was a recipient of the Outstanding Graduating Resident Award.
Dr. Harkins also received the Army Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service as the Chief of the Department of Specialty Care at Noble Army Hospital. Presently, Dr. Harkins has been a practicing physician for over 15 years and has experience with thousands of laparoscopic and open surgeries. Dr. Harkins has advanced training in laparoscopic surgery and instructs courses in advanced laparoscopic techniques.
Dr. Harkins has been a surgeon in Tomball, Texas since 1997 and with Surgical Advanced Specialty Center since it’s creation in September of 2002. He has held multiple leadership roles among the hospital’s medical staff. Dr. Harkins is a Board Certified General Surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons