John W. Harkess, M.D.

Joint Replacement Specialist

    Project Description


    John W. Harkess, M.D.

    Orthopedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement Specialist


    Orthopedic Surgeon


    Joint Replacement Specialist

    Office Locations

    Pointe West
    Coastal Center (SR 64)

    Dr. John W. Harkess is a board eligible orthopedic surgeon who specializes in total joint replacement surgery. He has a special interest in hip and knee replacements. He completed his fellowship in lower extremity reconstruction at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, Calif.

    Dr. John W. Harkess, M.D. Total Joint Replacement Surgery


    Doctor of Medicine:
    University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center – 2011

    University of Tennessee – Campbell Clinic, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery – 2012

    Lower Extremity Reconstruction at Scripps Clinic – 2017

    Board Eligible

    Medical Student Research Fellowship – Arthritis Foundation, New York Chapter

    Total Knee Procedures
    • Total Knee Replacement (Total Knee Arthroplasty)
    • Partial Knee Replacement (Unicompartmental Knee Replacement)
    • Computer Assisted Knee Replacement
    • Makoplasty (Robot Assisted Partial Knee Replacement)
    • Customized Patient Specific Knee Replacement (Visionaire)
    • Knee Arthroscopy Including Partial Meniscectomy
    • Knee Tendon Repairs
    • Revision Knee Replacement Surgery
    • Knee Infection Treatment
    Total Hip Procedures
    • Anterior Hip Replacement Surgery
    • Posterior Hip Replacement Surgery
    • Revision Hip Replacement Surgery
    • Makoplasty (Robot Assisted Hip Replacement Surgery)
    • Hip Tendon Repairs
    • Hip Infection Treatment
    Fracture Surgery
    • Hip Fracture Surgery (Partial Hip Replacement and Surgical Fixation)
    • Wrist Fracture Repair
    • Ankle Fracture Repair
    • Patellar (Kneecap) Fracture Repair
    • Forearm Fracture Repair
    • Leg (Tibia) Fracture Repair
    • General Fracture Repair

    As Dr. Harkess states, 4-6 weeks recovery totally true and back to my old self, make that new self, my new hip is feeling great.


    Total knee replacement is not an easy process…challenging both physically and mentally. Dr. Harkess is a skilled surgeon, demonstrating his expertise in an encouraging, compassionate manner. Always the consummate professional, he has provided support throughout this arduous process, alleviating fears and apprehension. I would recommend Dr. Harkess without hesitation.

    F. Peck,
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