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Born in Cleveland, Ohio, but raised in Houston, Texas, Dr. Richard E. Harris II is a board-certified internal medicine physician and pharmacist. Dr. Harris attended the University of Texas at Austin for pharmacy school then pursued medical education at the McGovern School of Medicine in Houston. Dr. Harris completed his residency in Internal Medicine at UTMB in Galveston. After finishing residency, Dr. Harris worked for a large group in Houston but left that practice to pursue holistic medicine. Dr. Harris has a client-centric view focusing on building relationships and trust through a comprehensive lifestyle medicine system combined with genetic and micronutrient testing. In his spare time, he is an avid reader, weight lifter, video game enthusiast, and author. Dr. Harris also enjoys sports, traveling, philanthropy, church, and keto donuts.

For more information or to listen to Richard’s podcast, Strive for Great Health, visit

  • Inpatient Internal Medicine

  • Outpatient Internal Medicine

  • Inpatient Pharmacy

  • Outpatient Pharmacy

  • Nutrition

  • Fitness

  • Wellness

  • Integrative/Functional Medicine

  • Nutrigenomics

  • Health Coaching/Behavioral Implications To Health

  • Veganish Health Conference

  • Cops Docs and Meds presented by LEMIT

  • Numerous recurring speaking events for Pruvit in Houston

  • Numerous guest podcast/radio appearances

  • Upcoming: Speaker at State of Mind State of Me Conference

  • Join Dr. Richard Harris on the Strive for Great Health Podcast. Listen or learn more at or listen to some samples below:

  • Richard did a commercial for Old Spice in college!