Dr. Harkless grew up in rural northwestern Pensylvania. He went on to study his undergraduate degree at Pensylvania State University followed by medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. In 2006 after graduation he started his residency in Family Practice at Clarion Hospital which he was born in.
Dr Harkless looked for several opputunities before falling in love with the people and area of southwestern Virginia.
Dr. Harkless founded Family Healthcare of Wytheville in 2009. Since then, he has been caring for the needs of Wythe and surrounding counties. He is happy to treat all the basic and complicated medical needs of the community. In 2016 both he and Tara Hartman also began offering a variety of cosmetic procedures to our patients.
Dr Harkless is excited to continue the practice for many years to come.