Dr. Tara R. Harden, MD

Harden Surgery | 1025 Beal Pkwy., Ste. C, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547 | Phone: (850) 863-0400 | Fax: (850) 863-0417

About Us

When you’re in need of general surgical and endoscopy services, turn to Tara R. Harden, M.D., PA in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. She is the only female general surgeon in the area. As such, many of our patients are women who feel more comfortable discussing certain issues with a female doctor.

Dr. Harden is on the Health Grades honor roll and is Board Certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery.


Dr. Tara R. Harden, M.D. PA

Undergraduate School

University of Alabama

Graduated in 2001

Medical School

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Graduated in 2005

Internship Hospital

University of South Alabama Medical Center

Completed in 2006

Residency Hospital

University of South Alabama Medical Center

Completed in 2010


  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Implant Removal
  • Abdominal Surgery

  • Endoscopy
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgeries

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.”

Learn More About Our Services

To learn more about CoolSculpting and the general surgical services we offer, please don’t hesitate to give us a call or by sending us an email.

We accept the following insurances:

Dr. Harden is a female surgeon that has a unique understanding of female medical concerns
  • Aetna/GEHA
  • AVMed
  • Coventry
  • Blue Cross  Blue Shield (except Blue Select)
  • Cigna
  • Humana Medicare
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • Veteran's Affairs
  • Worker's Compensation

Schedule an Appointment

Call or email us to schedule a medical appointment, Coolsculpting consultation or Orbera assessment. We go out of our way to help you find comfort and relief from your health problems.