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In addition to plastic surgery, Dr. Michael Harl has special interests in hyperbaric medicine and burn and wound care. At Marshfield Clinic Health System, he is able to pursue these interests and serve patients in a variety of ways.

One of the aspects of his work he enjoys most is solving problems for his patients. He likes using his skills and training to help patients through complex issues.

“I like the variety of my work and how it is always changing,” Dr. Harl said. “That keeps it very interesting for me.”

Dr. Harl said the most important part of patient care is working collaboratively with patients.

“I want to make sure my patients feel heard and that we arrive at a solution together,” he said.

Dr. Harl earned his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed a surgical residency at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a plastic surgery residency at Emory University in Atlanta. In addition, he completed a surgical critical care fellowship at the University of Hawaii and a fellowship in burn care at Vanderbilt University.

In his free time, Dr. Harl enjoys spending time with his family on their hobby farm. He is married with three children.

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Professional Summary down arrow

  • Medical School
    Indiana University - School of Medicine Indianapolis, IN, United States, M.D. 1993

    Residency
    University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI, United States Surgical 1998

    Emory University Atlanta, GA, United States Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 2002

    Fellowship
    University of Hawaii Honolulu, HI, United States, Surgical Critical Care 1999

  • Professional Societies
    American College of Surgeons American Medical Association American Society of Plastic Surgeons Society of Critical Care Medicine Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society

    Board Certifications
    Surgery: 2000 Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine: 2011

    State Licenses
    Florida Maryland Montana Washington Wisconsin

Patient Ratings down arrow

3.9
out of 5 (40 ratings, 8 comments)
4.0
Provider explanations of my problem
4.1
Provider concern for my questions
4.0
Provider's efforts to include me in treatment decisions
3.9
Provider's discussion of proposed treatment
3.9
My likelihood of recommending this provider

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Comments are also gathered from the Press Ganey patient satisfaction survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing.
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April 17, 2023
Very good.
May 8, 2023
Dr. Harl is a caring doctor, I always felt he really cared how I was doing, and he was encouraging.
July 20, 2023
Dr. Harl is very up front and informing. He told me my options and answered my questions.
August 25, 2023
Dr. Harl listened to my concerns and gave me a thorough explanation of his assessment - I really like him & would recommend.
August 9, 2023
Lot of information given at a fast pace but did ask if I had questions. Will have more questions when I find out if insurance approves.
October 9, 2023
This doctor was good
July 11, 2023
Care provider needs to be more pleasant with his bedside manner.
December 12, 2023
He came in looked at my leg and left maybe 5 min.
December 12, 2023
He came in looked at my leg and left maybe 5 min.
July 11, 2023
Care provider needs to be more pleasant with his bedside manner.
October 9, 2023
This doctor was good
August 9, 2023
Lot of information given at a fast pace but did ask if I had questions. Will have more questions when I find out if insurance approves.
August 25, 2023
Dr. Harl listened to my concerns and gave me a thorough explanation of his assessment - I really like him & would recommend.
April 17, 2023
Very good.
May 8, 2023
Dr. Harl is a caring doctor, I always felt he really cared how I was doing, and he was encouraging.
July 20, 2023
Dr. Harl is very up front and informing. He told me my options and answered my questions.
April 17, 2023
Very good.
May 8, 2023
Dr. Harl is a caring doctor, I always felt he really cared how I was doing, and he was encouraging.
July 11, 2023
Care provider needs to be more pleasant with his bedside manner.
July 20, 2023
Dr. Harl is very up front and informing. He told me my options and answered my questions.
August 9, 2023
Lot of information given at a fast pace but did ask if I had questions. Will have more questions when I find out if insurance approves.
August 25, 2023
Dr. Harl listened to my concerns and gave me a thorough explanation of his assessment - I really like him & would recommend.
October 9, 2023
This doctor was good
December 12, 2023
He came in looked at my leg and left maybe 5 min.
December 12, 2023
He came in looked at my leg and left maybe 5 min.
October 9, 2023
This doctor was good
August 25, 2023
Dr. Harl listened to my concerns and gave me a thorough explanation of his assessment - I really like him & would recommend.
August 9, 2023
Lot of information given at a fast pace but did ask if I had questions. Will have more questions when I find out if insurance approves.
July 20, 2023
Dr. Harl is very up front and informing. He told me my options and answered my questions.
July 11, 2023
Care provider needs to be more pleasant with his bedside manner.
May 8, 2023
Dr. Harl is a caring doctor, I always felt he really cared how I was doing, and he was encouraging.
April 17, 2023
Very good.

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