Raleigh Pediatrician lillian-harris-md

Undergraduate: Davidson College

Medical School: ECU Brody School of Medicine

Pediatric Residency: ECU Brody School of Medicine

Not only is Dr. Lily Harris another Raleigh native, she is also a native of Raleigh Children & Adolescents Medicine – she is our first pediatrician who also as a child was a patient in our practice.

• Family: Husband is Mike Harris, family medicine doctor; married since 2012; one daughter Carrie Anne, born in 2014; one dog, a black lab named Finley; we love spending time in the water  (whether it’s the beach or a wading pool in our driveway), hiking, exploring parks and museums

• Hometown:  Raleigh

• Things you like about Raleigh:  all the great opportunities for outdoor adventures, cheering on local sports teams, arts, and music

• Favorite Vacation:  anywhere with a beach

• Previous jobs:  camp counselor

• Other careers considered before medicine:  veterinarian

• When first considered becoming a pediatrician:  kindergarten

• Why pediatrics:  love taking care of children and their families and watching them grow

• Interests, hobbies:  running, hiking, spending time with family, cooking, playing the viola

• Sports allegiance:  NC State by marriage, anyone but UNC by birth

• Recent proud achievement:  moving to a new house with a toddler and not breaking anything in the move

• How has being a Pediatrician changed since having a child?  I feel like I relate much better to the families I take care of, understand that being a parent is both the best and hardest job ever

Read about: Dr. Lily Harris’ first day at RCAM