North Florida Surgeons, Fort Walton Beach Division 

Dr. Tara Harden, M.D. | 1042 Mar Walt Dr, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547 | Phone: (850) 863-0400 | Fax: (850) 863-0417

T​rusted Gener​al Surgeon​

Dr. Tara Harden is a board certified general, laparoscopic and robotic surgeon; specializing in hernia repair, surgery of the thyroid, appendix and gallbladder removal, skin & soft tissue tumors, removal and placement of life port, hemorrhoidectomy, breast surgery, colon resection, anti-reflux surgery, and a full array of endoscopic services including colonoscopy and EGD.

 Dr Tara Harden is the only female general surgeon in the Fort Walton Beach and Destin area. She enjoys being apart of the community and building long lasting relationships with her patients. 

About Us

Our Office Proudly Offers CoolSculpting!

Get the body you desire with our innovative CoolSculpting treatments! CoolSculpting is the world's #1 non-invasive fat reduction procedure that can contour your body by freezing unwanted fat away. This procedure is clinically tested, safe, and effective, and it promises results you’ll love from every angle.

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Lose weight and maintain lifelong healthy habits with Orbera!

The Orbera Weight Loss Balloon is a non-surgical weight loss procedure that can provide you with drastic results in only 6 months! On average patients lost 3X more weight than diet and exercise alone!

The Orbera Balloon is inserted through your mouth and down your esophagus during a quick non-surgical procedure! There is no need for any incisions, stitches, or scars. The Orbera is a balloon made of a soft, smooth silicone rubber, and it is filled with a saline solution once it has been placed in the stomach. It is designed to take up space in the stomach which means there is less space for food.

It is not permanent and after six months of weight loss, the balloon is carefully removed and the after care program starts.

The cost of the Orbera also includes 12 months of specialized, monitored coaching to help you adjust to your new and improved lifestyle. You can find more information by clicking on the Orbera Weight Loss Ballon section of our website. 

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Breast Implant Removal

Breast implant removal can be performed for a variety of reasons. Dr. Harden performs this procedure, including capsulectomy (removing the scar tissue around the implant) for patients with both silicone and saline implants. Dr. Tara Harden and the Emerald Coast Surgery Center have teamed together to offer a reasonable price to our patients interested in this procedure. Unfortunately Breast Implant Removal is NOT Currently covered by insurance. Please feel free to call our office with any further questions or concerns. 

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Contact Us Today!

Call 850-863-0400 to learn more about our General Surgery options as well as CoolSculpting and Orbera.

Office Hours

Monday 8am-430pm

Tuesday 8am-430pm

Wednesday 8am-430pm

Thursday 8am-430pm

Friday 8am-12pm

Saturday CLOSED


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