After graduating from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dr. Harkins entered medical school at Temple University.
He did his residency in Cardiology at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, now part of Drexel University.
Dr. Harkins has been practicing non-invasive, invasive, and interventional Cardiology for more than 20 years in the South Jersey area, primarily at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center. He is a partner in the Associated Cardiovascular Consultants, Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
Dr. Harkins divides his free time between his family, traveling, and an avid interest in physical fitness accomplished by running and weight lifting.