Harris Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Specialized care you can count on

A lot of doctors will tell you that you're their top priority. At Harris Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, you're a lot more than that. You're a person, and you deserve to be treated like one. No matter if you've arrived with an unexpected injury or illness, or if you just have some questions about your health, Harris Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine will work with you to get you back to your life.

Whether you require emergency or scheduled care, Harris Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine with Harris Regional Hospital is here to serve your orthopaedic care needs. We are staffed with board-certified orthopaedic surgeons, mid-level practitioners, imaging technologists, specially-trained nurses, physical and occupational therapists, and certified athletic trainers who offer comprehensive orthopaedic services.

Our Team


        Douglas Gates, MD            William Judson Handley, MD       Anthony McPherron, DO        
         Ryan Slechta, MD                       Lawrence Supik, MD


       Alexis Willey, PA-C                        

Our Services

  • General orthopaedics

  • Joint replacement surgery

  • Hand and upper extremities

  • Sports medicine

  • Spine and neck services 

Our board-certified orthopaedic surgeons are skilled in performing

  • Total Joint Replacement

  • Total Joint Revisions

  • ACL Repair

  • Arthroscopy

  • Knee Surgery

  • Shoulder Surgery

  • Trigger Finger Carpal Tunnel

  • Ganglion Cyst Removal

  • Amputations

  • Hip Replacement

  • Hammer Toe Correction

  • Fracture Repair

  • Ulnar Nerve Transposition

  • UniCompartmental Knee

  • Ankle Reconstruction

Total Joint Replacement

Harris Regional Hospital offers comprehensive joint replacement care that provides a team-focused approach to educating patients about what will occur before, during, and after total joint replacement surgery. This approach integrates efforts between patient and family, the surgeon, pre-operative care, the operating room, anesthesia, nursing, physical and occupational therapy, and pharmacy, to provide an informed and comfortable experience for joint replacement patients. The result of this integration is increased efficiency and better patient outcomes and satisfaction.

Harris Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine focuses on and treats conditions and injuries involving bones and connective tissue, including tendons, and ligaments. Orthopaedists use a variety of treatments, including surgical interventions, casting, bracing and medications.


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Find out more about our Athletic Training Team  


Find Us

If we seem like the right partner in your health, call us at (828) 586-5531