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Katherine I. Harris, MD

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Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine Residency Program Associate Director
Internal Medicine
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"I am very excited to be back in my home state of Iowa practicing internal medicine. I feel very lucky to be part of such a fantastic institution full of new ideas in research, advances in medical education, high quality patient care, and genuine individuals." — Katherine I. Harris




Adult Specialties

  • Hospital medicine
  • Internal medicine
  • Surgical co-management

Special Procedures and Treatments

  • Lumbar puncture
  • Ultrasound-guided paracentesis
  • Ultrasound-guided thoracentesis

Diseases and Conditions

  • Abdominal pain
  • Adrenal insufficiency
  • Alcohol withdrawal
  • Anemia
  • Asthma
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Back pain
  • Bile duct blockages
  • Bleeding and clotting problems
  • Blood clots
  • Blood in stools
  • Blood in vomit
  • Blood vessel infection
  • Bone and joint infections
  • Chest pain
  • CHF (congestive heart failure)
  • Confusion
  • COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Crohn's disease
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticular disease
  • Electrolyte abnormalities
  • Fever
  • Headaches
  • Immune deficiencies
  • Ischemic leg ulcers
  • Kidney failure
  • Kidney infections
  • Liver cirrhosis
  • Liver failure
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Low blood counts
  • Lung nodules
  • Lupus
  • Meningitis
  • Opiate withdrawal
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Shortness of breath
  • Skin infections
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Thyroid storm
  • Vasculitis
  • Vomiting



  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Minnesota Board of Medicine


  • MD, University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa
  • BA, Biology, Saint Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa


Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.