Dr. Harper is Board Certified by The American Board of Surgery in General
Surgery and by the American Board of Thoracic Surgeons in Cardiovascular
and Thoracic Surgery.
Dr. Harper is a talented thoracic surgeon he performs Video Assisted Thorascopic
(VATS) surgery for lung cancer and other lung diseases. He has done research
in lung transplantation, and has coauthored several lung research articles.
His board certification qualifies him to perform coronary bypass and complex
valve repairs and replacement, vascular surgery and carotid endarterectomies.
Also Electrophysiologic Surgery – including the Cox-Maze procedure
for atrial fibrillation and pain control operations with Transmyocardial
Revascularization. He also performs resection of lung tumors and minimally
invasive lung surgery. He is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons
and the American College of Chest Physicians.