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Katherine M. J. Harris, MD

Dr Katherine Harris

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Dr. Harris Sees Patients at:
UTHealth Houston Neurosciences Neurology – Texas Medical Center
6410 Fannin St., Suite 1014
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (832) 325-7080
Fax: (713) 512-2239

Map to UTHealth Neurosciences Texas Medical Center

Dr. Katherine Harris is fellowship trained in epilepsy and intracranial EEG and certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Her clinical interests include seizures and epilepsy, medical and surgical treatments for epilepsy, stereoelectroencephalography (SEEG), and critical care EEG.

A native Houstonian, Dr. Harris graduated summa cum laude from the undergraduate neuroscience program at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, where she received the Outstanding Research in Neuroscience Award and was named Outstanding Senior in Neuroscience. She received her medical degree from McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in 2014, and completed neurology residency training at the same institution in 2018, followed by fellowships in epilepsy in 2019 and in intracranial EEG in 2020, also at McGovern Medical School. She completed the Healthcare Management Certificate Program at the University of Houston-Clear Lake and the Physician Educator Certificate Program at McGovern Medical School.

An assistant professor of neurology at McGovern Medical School, Dr. Harris is a member of the team at the Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program and also is the epilepsy fellowship associate program director.

Her research is focused on improving quality of life for people with epilepsy. She also has interests in medical education, mentorship, and resident and fellow wellness. Dr. Harris works with adult patients at UTHealth Neurosciences-Neurology to control their seizures through individualized treatment options.

Collaboration with Referring Physicians

Physicians affiliated with UTHealth Houston Neurosciences engage referring physicians in the care of their patients, keeping them informed about patient progress throughout the evaluation and treatment process. After a patient’s treatment, referring physicians receive a summary and a plan for follow-up.

Our physicians encourage continued communication about each patient.

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