Benjamin S. Harris, M.D., M.P.H, is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN) and board eligible in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI). He is proud to serve his patients and community by providing comprehensive fertility services, education, and reproductive surgery.
Born in Durham and raised in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Dr. Harris earned his undergraduate degree, Doctor of Medicine, and Master of Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He then completed his residency training in OB/GYN at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, where he served as an Administrative Chief Resident. From there, Dr. Harris continued his training at Duke University Medical Center to complete his fellowship in REI. During this time, Dr. Harris was recognized for his excellence in research, education, and leadership.
Dr. Harris is an assistant professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) and serves as the associate program director of the SGF Jones Institute fellowship for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. He also serves as the director of research for the SGF Southern Virginia region.
As a researcher, Dr. Harris has contributed to numerous publications and presentations exploring such topics as ovarian reserve testing, assisted reproductive technology (ART) outcomes, and reproductive epidemiology. Dr. Harris is committed to evidence-based fertility practice, continuous improvement, and advancing the field through research and innovation.
In his clinical practice, Dr. Harris enjoys helping patients build their families and plan their reproductive future. His clinical interests include fertility preservation, oncofertility, third-party reproduction, and caring for patients with diminished ovarian reserve.
Passionate about educating patients and helping them understand the concepts underlying their unique set of reproductive circumstances, Dr. Harris sees patients at SGF Richmond’s Stony Point and Henrico Doctors’ – Forest location, as well as SGF Jones Institute in Norfolk. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends.
Dr. Harris also serves as US Fertility’s Executive Physician of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.