We believe in the importance of the personal relationships between patients and their medical teams. Our Physician Profile series will feature different members of our network, and each interview will help you get to know the individuals who make up the One to One Personal Physician Network.
Q: What is your area of specialty?
Q: What medical group or practice do you work at?
A: Galen East Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Q: Why did you become a doctor/ why did you choose your area of specialty?
A: I love building long term relationships with families and watching the kids grow!
Q: What’s the one thing you wish all your patients knew?
A: Vaccines are safe and necessary to ensure the best healthy outcome for our patients and for our community.
Q: What’s your favorite form of exercise?
A: Rock climbing
Q: What is your top recommendation for nutrition/ or healthy lifestyle changes?
A: Find some easy and healthy recipes to cook more at home. Also, check out the local farmer markets for great fresh fruits and veggies to add color and variety to your plate.
Q: What are you reading now?
A: Bridge to Neverland (I am trying to keep up with my daughter’s reading and she is 3 series ahead of me!)
Q: What is your favorite thing about Chattanooga?
A: I delight in the friendliness of Chattanooga’s residents and the variety of family friendly activities.
Q: How would you describe your personality in three words?
A: Caring, responsible, and seeking self-improvement.
Q: What is one thing people might be surprised to learn about you?
A: I love SCUBA, knitting, piano and dance!
To contact Dr. Harris or other One to One network providers, take advantage of the Find a Doctor Tool. For more effective appointments with your doctors, check out tips in our blog, “Getting More out of Your Doctor’s Visits.”