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
Residency: Podiatric Surgery - Atlanta Hospital and Medical Center, Atlanta, GA
Internship: Podiatric Medicine - Univ. of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, TX
Board Certified:American Board of Podiatric Orthopaedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
American Board of Podiatric Surgery
Fellow:American College of Foot Surgeons
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.