Thomas J. Harries, MD
Dr. Harries, a native of Stratford, Connecticut, joined The Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center, in 1986. He retired from the Navy, where he last served as Chief of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at the United States Naval Academy. While serving as staff orthopaedist and team physician at the Naval Academy from 1983 to 1987, Dr. Harries developed his expertise in Sports Medicine. He has focused his areas of interest on arthroscopic ligament reconstruction of the knee. He performs 400 surgeries annually.
Dr. Harries is Board certified and a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, as well as in the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He continues to be active in sports medicine, serving as team physician for a local high school. In 1984, he served as Chief Medical Officer at the Olympic Soccer games held in Annapolis.
Dr. Harries majored in aeronautical engineering at Purdue University, graduating in 1972, and went on to complete medical school at Indiana University, graduating in 1976. He received his orthopaedic training at the Naval Hospital in Oakland, California, as well as the University of California in San Francisco. He spent two years on assignment in Japan before becoming a team physician at the Naval Academy in 1983.
Dr. Harries and his wife, Rhonda, live in Severna Park. They have 3 children.