Dr. John Timothy Harlan, DPM, FACFAS, MS

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1701 E Thomas Rd, Suite 201, Phoenix, AZ, 85016

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Dr. Harlan began his practice in Phoenix in 1996. Dr. Harlan is a Diplomat of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is Board Certified by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons in Foot and Ankle Surgery, as well as in Rear Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery. He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Arizona Podiatric Medical Association. Dr. Harlan is past Chief of Podiatry Section, Department of Orthopedics at Banner University Medical Center Phoenix. Dr. Harlan is an Adjunct Professor at the Podiatry School at Midwestern University and a Clinical Attending Physician at Maricopa Medical Center. Phoenix Magazine named Dr. Harlan a Top Doctor 13 times - in 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017. He was the top vote getter for 2009 and 2011. He received his Bachelors of Art in Biology from the University of San Diego. While there he played inter-collegiate football; earning a starting position his freshmen year. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Pharmacology from the University of Arizona. He is a graduate of the California College of Podiatric Medicine and completed his surgical residency at Kaiser Hospital in Santa Clara, California as Chief Resident. He specializes in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, trauma and sports injuries. His practice also includes comprehensive and personalized treatment for a wide variety of foot and ankle problems. Dr. Harlan spends his free time in activities involving his two boys and his wife. Football season is spent cheering on his older son playing college ball in South Dakota. He also enjoys visiting his younger son at college in Boston. Dr. Harlan has a passion for mountain biking; one that he has passed on to both of his boys. The family spends as much time as they can on the slopes in the winter, both skiing and snowboarding. Dr. Harlan enjoys traveling with his family, whether it is to a faraway destination or discovering a National Park. A family goal is to explore a different National Park each summer. Having lived in Arizona since 1972, Dr. Harlan’s favorite National Park has to be the Grand Canyon!

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Beautiful office. Very helpful and professional staff. Dr. Harlan is very thorough, professional and knowledgeable in his field. Dr. Harlan spends all the time needed to help the patient understand their condition and the best treatment options. Very positive.

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Everything was great, from the front desk to the xray to the physician.

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Very pleasant Dr. Harlan made me feel welcome. I was able to explain the pain and not feel dumb about it. I would recommend him to my friends

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I loved it! Very friendly. The resident who did the appointment and dr Harlan were both incredibly friendly and it made it very comfortable. Dr Harlan teased lightly. Both myself and the doctor. It was fun and light hearted! I enjoy that light hearted bedside manner a lot!!! Highly recommended

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Very pleased with Dr. HARLAN and his staff., the level of detail provided about my assessment and the treatment methods was excellent. I appreciate his conservative approach at progressively trying different levels of care, so as to not go to extremes when it is not warranted. I recommended him to my coworkers as soon as I returned to the office after my appointment.

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The office was as beautiful as it was relaxing. The staff was friendly and made me feel at ease. Dr. Harlan’s knowledge was evident and his personable bedside manner outstanding. No wonder he came so highly recommended!

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Took his time to explain everything to me. Wasn't in a rush to move onto the next patient. Made sure all of my questions were answered.

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Loved Dr Harlan, even when I got injection, he entertained/distracted me and it didn't hurt ... much. Very down to earth, caring and fun!

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Dr. Harlan was awesome. He was energetic and personable. He assisted me with my problem promptly with a side of sense of humor.

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Very professional super friendly and understood how i felt about the procedure. Made sure i was comfortable and explained what i didnt understand. Loved this dr.

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Although the wait was a little long--(there were other patients ahead of me that must have taken more time) the experience with Dr. Harlan was very enjoyable. He apologized for the wait and he took the time to listen to all my questions. I think he has a very pleasant sense of humor. I also felt he was very thorough in his explanation of my problem and the many solutions available. I am very satisfied with the outcome of the appointment.

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Dr Harlan was so personable that he put me right at ease immediately. And his thorough knowledge gave me complete confidence in his treatment plan and its execution

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Dr Harlan and his staff impressed me. They were professional, pleasant, courteous, prompt, efficient and knowledgeable. Dr Harlan quickly diagnosed my problem, verified it quickly with x-rays. He took time to understand my goal and needs. He provided frank, no nonsense protocols that help me prudently balance healing and training for my upcoming trip

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Very personable and knowledgeable. Diagnosed me quickly after taking xrays. My appointment was at 9am, and I was out by 9:30. Would recommend!

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I went in hesitant that I would have a painful visit but Dr. Harlan reassured me and he was right. NO pain or discomfort. Highly recommend to anyone in need of foot care. Office staff was great as well.

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Dr. Harlan was very good and made sure I understood the process and recovery time to better suit my needs. Straight forward. Staff was very welcoming and helpful.

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I highly recommend this doctor. Even though, this was my first visit Dr. John is very knowledgeable and explained the process in details. Plus he is funny.

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Excellent and compassionate care. Dr. Harlan maintain up to date practice.

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The appointment was for my 96 year old dad and he loved Dr. Harlan! He was very good with my dad and took care of his foot problem in short order.

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Friendly, informative and to the point

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He was so Helpful with my ailments and gave me some Great referral names as I am New to the area

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What an awesome experience! Even though I was a new patient, I was handled like I've been going there for years. Dr. Harlan is truly a professional and alleviated the problem I had and got me in and out pain free in under an hour from check in to check out. The office, the nurses, the ease of the whole encounter was just what I was looking for and I can't be happier with my decision to see Dr. Harlan. I highly recommend!

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Dr. Harlan was awesome! He explained everything very well and he gave great advice for healing my injury.

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Great, welcoming environment. Friendly and helpful staff. All in all, a great experience.

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I was impressed with Dr. Harlan

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Dr. Harlan inspires confidence and has a great sense of humor.

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I LOVE Dr. Harlan!!! He's hilarious, and he makes you feel very comfortable! Wonderful bedside manner! Highly recommended!

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I was happy with my visit to Dr. Harlan. He explained everything thoroughly and my options. He had a great bedside manner, was professional and knowledgeable. I would recommend him to anyone.

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He was personable and kind. I'm very thrilled with the visit and their ability to fit me in on very short/no notice.

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Very professional and informative. Took time to explain

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Very personable and attentive.

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Fantastic experience. However waited 40 minutes in room before doctor arrived. That's not acceptable.

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Dr. Harlan was extremely professional. I highly recommend you see him for any foot related emergency.

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Very throughal and knowledgeable. Great office and staff. The waiting time was a little longer than I expected but otherwise it was great! Will come again.

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Amazing personable physician. Logged in to zoc doc at 8 AM and had apt in less than 2 hours later. Never saw Dr Harlan before although he saw me and treated me with a minor procedure right then without a return apt. Wonderful. His credentials are flawless. Fixed my problem quite well.

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A friend recommended him to me. He was a really nice guy and took time to go through my toe issues. I will go back to him if/when needed, and would recommend him to others.

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Doctor Harlan knows his stuff and communicates very clearly. He was straightforward and walked me through exactly what was wrong and how to address several issues I have been having with me feet. I highly recommend him.

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Expert repair of my ankle. Highly recommend! Took ample time to be sure I was comfortable and understood what I needed to know.

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Personable, Knowledgable and efficient! Highly recommend, A+

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It was a great visit. Dr Harlan was pleasant and easy going. He gave me nothing but 6 different options, explaining what they were and the probable success rate. Besides, he successfully treated my wife before and she spoke highly of him

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