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Stephen O Harkness, MD, FACS

General Surgery

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Lakeview Multispecialty Clinic

101 Judge Tanner Blvd, #200
Covington, LA 70433

About Stephen O Harkness

Dr. Stephen Owen Harkness, MD, FACS, is a Board Certified General Surgeon with over 30 years of general surgical experience. He is a graduate of Southwestern University at Memphis, now known as Rhodes College, and received his medical degree from Tulane School of Medicine in 1976. He completed a residency in General Surgery at both Charity Hospital and Tulane Medical Center in 1981.

Dr. Harkness went into private practice for 2 years with doctors Cerise, Craighead and Odgen in New Orleans before going into private practice.

Dr. Harkness accepted a 3-year contract with Fisherman's Hospital in Marathon, FL after Hurricane Katrina but was determined to return home and open his own practice.

Dr. Harkness joined Lakeview Regional Medical Center's staff in 2009. Throughout his career he has maintained a broad interest in traditional general surgery while also pursuing endoscopy, surgical care of breast diseases, surgical management of gastrointestinal and colorectal diseases, advanced laparoscopic surgery, hernia surgery and the surgical treatment of endocrine disease. While emergency room surgical diagnosis and management of acute illness have remained a part of his traditional practice, Dr. Harkness no longer practices in thoracic vascular disease

Education

Medical School
Tulane School of Medicine

Residency
Charity Hospital LSU School Med / New Orleans
Tulane Medical Center

Fellowship
Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Certifications & Memberships

General Surgery

Gender

Male

Procedures & Conditions

endoscopy, surgical care of breast diseases, surgical management of gastrointestinal and colorectal diseases, advanced laparoscopic surgery, hernia surgery and the surgical treatment of endocrine diseases

Specialty

General Surgery

Office Locations

Lakeview Multispecialty Clinic
101 Judge Tanner Blvd
#200
Covington, LA 70433
Phone: (985) 892-8959

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm