Dr. Tara R. Harden is the only female general surgeon in Fort Walton Beach, FL. Dr. Harden offers general surgical services, including breast and laparoscopic surgery, as well as endoscopy. Dr. Harden provides trauma coverage for Fort Walton Beach Medical Center through EmCare. Dr. Harden graduated from the University of Alabama of Birmingham in 2005 and completed her residency at the University of South Alabama in 2010.
Dr. Harden enjoys private practice general surgery and the wide variety of patients she is privileged to treat and the many disease processes she encounters. Dr. Harden also enjoys being a part of the medical community and forming relationships with the primary care physicians of the area and lasting relationships with her patients.
Dr. Harden’s Care Philosophy
“I believe that my patients should understand their diagnosis and planned procedure and that this provides comfort and confidence when undergoing an unfamiliar procedure. I strive to make sure patients have all of their questions answered in terms they understand.”