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Dr. John Harkess, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.7 (33)
Map Pin Small Bradenton, FL
Accepting new patients
44 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. John Harkess, MD

Dr. John Harkess, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Bradenton, FL. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 44 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from University of Florida and is affiliated with HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital and HCA Florida Blake Hospital. Dr. Harkess, completed a residency at University of Florida. Patients rated Dr. Harkess an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Harkess works at Coastal Orthopedics in Bradenton, FL with other offices in Lakewood Ranch, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Joint Pain, Hip Tendinitis and Bursitis of Hip along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Harkess' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Coastal Orthopedics
    8000 Fl64, Bradenton, FL 34212 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospitals’ primary service area and/or have been granted access to our hospitals’ clinical information systems. Physicians participating in the Endocrine Surgery Center of Excellence referral program have met certain board requirements and clinical thresholds to ensure providers have proficiency in the field of Endocrine Surgery. With respect to community endocrinology only, physicians have committed to see patients within designated timeframes, and/or may be employed by competitors. Physicians offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
    Phone Icon (561) 765-6993
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    Coastal Orthopedics
    8340 Lakewood Ranch Blvd Ste 300, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospitals’ primary service area and/or have been granted access to our hospitals’ clinical information systems. Physicians participating in the Endocrine Surgery Center of Excellence referral program have met certain board requirements and clinical thresholds to ensure providers have proficiency in the field of Endocrine Surgery. With respect to community endocrinology only, physicians have committed to see patients within designated timeframes, and/or may be employed by competitors. Physicians offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
    Phone Icon (941) 491-1687
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
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    Coastal Orthopedics - West Bradenton
    6202 17th Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospitals’ primary service area and/or have been granted access to our hospitals’ clinical information systems. Physicians participating in the Endocrine Surgery Center of Excellence referral program have met certain board requirements and clinical thresholds to ensure providers have proficiency in the field of Endocrine Surgery. With respect to community endocrinology only, physicians have committed to see patients within designated timeframes, and/or may be employed by competitors. Physicians offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
    Phone Icon (941) 491-1689
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Bursitis of Hip

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Joint Pain
Hip Tendinitis
Bursitis of Hip
Bursitis
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Femur Fracture
Hip Fracture
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Miner's Knee
Osteoarthritis
Arthrocentesis
Steroid Injection
Femoral Neck Fracture
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Radiculopathy
Spondylitis
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Replacement
Peripheral Nerve Block
Somatic Nerve Block
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Avascular Necrosis
Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Cancer
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Femoral Stress Fracture
Fibular Fracture
Foot Fracture
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Gait Abnormality
Genu Valgum
Gout
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Hand Fracture
Hip Osteophyte
Hip Pointer
Hip Sprain
Humerus Fracture
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Dislocation
Knee Fracture
Knee Ligament Tears
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lupus
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Meniscus Tear
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Patellar Fracture
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pelvic Fracture
Piriformis Syndrome
Plantar Fasciitis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Sacral Fracture
Sciatica
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Fracture
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Osteophyte
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibial Fracture
Torticollis
Wrist Fracture
Ankle Fracture Repair
Computer-Assisted Total Knee Replacement
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Resurfacing
Partial Knee Replacement
Synovial Biopsy
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    • Cigna

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.7
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    About Dr. John Harkess, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 44 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1316237183
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Florida
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Florida
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Florida
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Florida
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Hospital Affiliations

    • HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital
    • HCA Florida Blake Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. John Harkess, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Harkess is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Harkess has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Harkess has seen patients for Joint Pain, Hip Tendinitis and Bursitis of Hip, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Harkess on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    33 patients have reviewed Dr. Harkess. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Harkess.

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