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TaNika Harlis DPM, AACFAS, DABPM

Get to Know Your Foot & Ankle Specialist

Dr. TaNika Harlis completed her undergraduate studies at Florida International University in Miami, FL. She then attended Barry University School of Podiatric where she completed her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree in 2015.

After graduating podiatry school Dr. Harlis completed a Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program at Palmetto General Hopsital in Hialeah, FL before joining Foot and Ankle Centers of Charlotte County.

Dr. Harlis is fluent in Spanish and Conversational American Sign Language.

Scholarly Activity            

  • Harlis T, Johnson M, Oki A, Pham K, and Phillingane, J. The Effects of Red Bull on Total Ventilation and Oxygen Consumption Under Resting Conditions, 2012.
  • Ferguson B, Harlis T, and Johnson M. The Effect of Supportive Devices on Foot Structure During Pregnancy, 2015.
  • Cruz J, Harlis T, and Marin L. Correction of a Limb Length Discrepancy with Rigid Pes Cavovarus Using Distraction Osteogenesis with Internal and External fixation: A Case Report, 2017.
  • Cruz J, Harlis T, and Marin L. Correction of Pes Planovalgus Deformity using Intra-articular Cage System.
  • Cruz J, Harlis T, and Lappost R. Treatment of Rare Lateral Talar Process Fracture: A Case Report.

Leadership Positions    

  • Founder of the Florida Podiatric Medical Student Association Podiatry Recruitment Liaison Position
  • Florida Podiatric Medical Student Association Podiatry Recruitment Liaison Position
  • Florida Podiatric Medical Student Association Secretary
  • Student Ambassador for the Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine Admissions Department
  • Residency Rep Lunch Organizer
  • President of the Charlotte County Podiatric Medical Association
  • Secretary/Treasurer of the Medical Executive Committee, Bayfront Punta Gorda Hospital
  • Chairwoman of the Vetting Committee for Allocation of Medical Staff funds, Bayfront Punta Gorda Hospital
  • Vice Chief of Surgery, Bayfront Punta Gorda Hospital

Honors & Awards

  • 2011: Podiatric Academic Scholarship recipient
  • 2012: Podiatric Merit Scholar
  • 2012: Podiatric Leadership Award
  • 2012: School of Podiatric Medicine Dean’s List
  • 2013: School of Podiatric Medicine President’s List
  • 2013: Podiatric Merit Scholar
  • 2013: Podiatric Leadership Award
  • 2014: School of Podiatric Medicine Dean’s List
  • 2014: Nominee for Barry School of Podiatric Medicine’s Student of the Year
  • 2014: APMSA Member Spotlight for the month of July
  • 2014: Podiatric Merit Scholar
  • 2015: Barry University Clinical Excellence Scholarship Recipient
  • 2015: Dr. Clifford O’ Connor Graduate Award
  • 2017: Resident of the Month, Palmetto General Hospital

Community Outreach & Surgical Mission Experience

  • Keynote Speaker for Junior League Career Planning Event- Miami, Florida
  • Keynote Speaker at Achiever’s Institute Career Day- Port St. Lucie, Florida
  • Keynote Speaker at Women Empowering Girls Retreat- Homestead, Florida
  • Steps of Life Foundation Medical Mission Trip- Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Steps of Life Foundation Medical Mission Trip- Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Keynote Speaker at Women Empowering Girls Retreat- Homestead, Florida
  • Yucatan Crippled Children’s Project Medical Mission Trip- Yucatan, Mexico

Hospital Affiliations

  • Bayfront Health Port Charlotte, Port Charlotte, FL
  • Bayfront Health Punta Gorda, Punta Gorda, FL
  • Fawcett Memorial Hospital, Port Charlotte, FL
  • Gulf Pointe Surgical Center, Port Charlotte, FL

Certifications

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support/ Certified
  • Advanced Life Support/ Certified
  • Basic Life Support/ Certified
  • Board Certified – American Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • Board Qualified – American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

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Hours of Operation

**We close daily for lunch between 12:00pm-1:00pm**

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Monday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Thursday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Friday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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