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Lawrence Harkless, DPM

Lawrence Harkless, DPM

Founding Dean, College of Podiatry/Professor, College of Podiatric Medicine

College of Podiatric Medicine

Phone: 909-706-3498 | Fax: 909-706-3500


  • Education

    Doctor of Podiatric Medicine - California College of Podiatric Medicine, San Francisco, CA

    Bachelor of Science, Basic Medical Science - California College of Podiatric Medicine, San Francisco, CA

  • Education Experience

    Residency: Podiatric Surgery - Atlanta Hospital and Medical Center, Atlanta, GA

    Internship: Podiatric Medicine - Univ. of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, TX

  • Certification

    Board Certified:American Board of Podiatric Orthopaedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

    American Board of Podiatric Surgery

    Fellow:American College of Foot Surgeons

  • Narrative

    Dr. Harkless is known for his work in the entire spectrum of diabetic foot and lower extremity amputation prevention. He is currently the Founding Dean of the College of Podiatric Medicine and Professor of Podiatric Medicine, Surgery and Biomechanics Western University of Health Sciences. He has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio as an Outstanding Educator receiving the ADA Educator of the Year and the Presidential Excellence in Teaching Award, respectively.