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Mitchel B. Harris, MD
Associate Orthopedic Surgeon, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Head of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115

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Research Narrative:

Investigative Interests: Outcomes of the Management of Spinal Disorders: Operative and Nonoperative; Fracture Management and Outcomes; Outcomes of Geriatric Spinal Fracture Management; Osteomyelitis-at the Cellular Level ; Stem Cell Augmentation of Fracture Healing


Publications (Pulled from Harvard Catalyst Profiles):

1. Alvarez-Nebreda ML, Heng M, Rosner B, McTague M, Javedan H, Harris MB, Weaver MJ. Reliability of Proxy-reported Patient-reported Outcomes Measurement Information System Physical Function and Pain Interference Responses for Elderly Patients With Musculoskeletal Injury. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2019 Feb 15; 27(4):e156-e165.

2. Shah NG, Keraliya A, Nunez DB, Schoenfeld A, Harris MB, Bono CM, Khurana B. Injuries to the Rigid Spine: What the Spine Surgeon Wants to Know. Radiographics. 2019 Mar-Apr; 39(2):449-466.

3. Bhashyam AR, Heng M, Harris MB, Vrahas MS, Weaver MJ. Self-Reported Marijuana Use Is Associated with Increased Use of Prescription Opioids Following Traumatic Musculoskeletal Injury. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Dec 19; 100(24):2095-2102.

4. Bhashyam AR, Basilico M, Weaver MJ, Harris MB, Heng M. Using historical variation in opioid prescribing immediately after fracture surgery to guide maximum initial prescriptions. J Orthop Trauma. 2018 Dec 12.

5. Karhade AV, Thio QCBS, Ogink PT, Shah AA, Bono CM, Oh KS, Saylor PJ, Schoenfeld AJ, Shin JH, Harris MB, Schwab JH. Development of Machine Learning Algorithms for Prediction of 30-Day Mortality After Surgery for Spinal Metastasis. Neurosurgery. 2018 Nov 23.

6. Shah AA, Yang H, Harris MB, Schwab JH. A Classification System for Spinal Cord Compression and its Association With Neurological Deficit in Spinal Epidural Abscess. Clin Spine Surg. 2018 Nov 16.

7. Basilico M, Bhashyam AR, Harris MB, Heng M. Prescription Opioid Type and the Likelihood of Prolonged Opioid Use After Orthopaedic Surgery. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2018 Oct 04.

8. Schoenfeld AJ, Sturgeon DJ, Harris MB, Blucher JA, Kang JD, Haider AH, Bono CM. Changes in the Use of Lumbar Arthrodesis Procedures within Accountable Care Organizations. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Sep 17.

9. Ogink PT, van Wulfften Palthe O, Teunis T, Bono CM, Harris MB, Schwab JH, Cha TD. Practice Variation Among Surgeons Treating Lumbar Spinal Stenosis in a Single Institution. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Sep 17.

10. Tobert DG, Le HV, Blucher JA, Harris MB, Schoenfeld AJ. The Clinical Implications of Adding CT Angiography in the Evaluation of Cervical Spine Fractures: A Propensity-Matched Analysis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Sep 05; 100(17):1490-1495.