John W. Harkess M.D. Joint Replacement Specialist

John W. Harkess, M.D.

John W. Harkess, M.D.

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Joint Replacement Specialist

About Dr. Harkess

Dr. John W. Harkess is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in total joint arthroplasty of the hip and knee. He completed his residency at the Campbell Clinic in Memphis, TN. He went on to complete his fellowship training in total joint replacement at the Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, CA. Dr. Harkess has particular interest in minimally-invasive joint replacement, robotic surgery, and hip fracture care.

Dr. Harkess enjoys spending his free time with his wife and young son. His hobbies include scuba-diving and boating.

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 Certification:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery – 2019

SR 64 East
West Bradenton

Common Conditions & Treatments

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