Breast, General, Vasular, & Endovascular Surgery

Håkan Charles-Harris, MD, RPVI, FACS is a well-known recognized leader in advancements in General, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery in South Florida.  Dr. Charles-Harris received his medical degree from the University of the West Indies in Jamaica and his surgical training from Mount Sinai in New York City.  Dr. Charles-Harris is a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Vascular Medicine, Endovascular, in addition to being a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.  He was Chief of Surgery at North Shore Medical Center from 2003 through 2009, followed by Vice Chief of Staff of the Hospital from 2010 - 2011.  He is currently a member of the Operations Committee and Medical Executive Committee and is a leader in new innovative surgical methods.  While serving as Assistant Professor in Surgery at Florida International University's (FIU) College of Medicine, Dr. Charles-Harris has recently been appointed Director of the new Endovascular Institute for FIU at Jackson North Medical Center. With his extensive experience in Breast Cancer surgery, he has also been appointed Medical Director of the Comprehensive Breast Institute at North Shore Medical Center, which opened Summer 2013.

Dr. Charles-Harris has trained numerous healthcare providers from both local and international schools.  He is a Clinical Professor for both Nova Southeastern University and Miami Dade College’s Physician Assistant Program. He lectures medical students at Florida International University. He also enjoys being a career counselor in the medical and nursing fields to high-school students.

After working in the Caribbean and North America, Dr. Charles-Harris brought his broad practical and theoretical background to South Florida in 2000.  His practice is based in a private setting in North Miami.  He performs surgery in both Broward and Dade counties and attracts patients from not only all over the State, but also internationally.

  • Medical School: University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
  • Internship: Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, New York
  • Residency: Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, New York
  • Chief of Staff, North Shore Medical Center
  • Medical Director, Endovascular and Hybrid Suite Program at North Shore Medical Center
  • Medical Director, Comprehensive Breast Institute at North Shore Medical Center
  • Member, Medical Executive Committee, North Shore Medical Center
  • Member, Operations Committee, North Shore Medical Center
  • Attending Surgeon, North Shore Medical Center
  • Attending Surgeon, Jackson North Medical Center
  • Former Medical Director, Endovascular Institute for FIU at Jackson North Medical Center
  • Former Assistant Professor, FIU Department of Surgery, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
  • Former Chief of Surgery 2014-2016, North Shore Medical Center
  • Former Vice Chief of Staff 2010-2011, North Shore Medical Center
  • Former Chairman, Department of Surgery 2003-2009, North Shore Medical Center
  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Vascular Medicine, Endovascular
  • Registered Physician in Vascular Interpreation
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, American Society of Vascular Medicine
  • Member, American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • Member, American Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • Barry University
  • Miami Dade College University of Virginia Medical School
  • American University of Antigue
  • Ross University Medical School


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