Peter Harkness, M.D.

Peter Harkness, M.D. USAP Bio

Peter Harkness, M.D. is the Vice-Chair of the Clinical Governance Board. He was Practice President of Greater Colorado Anesthesia (GCA). He previously led the Acute Pain Service, Recruitment Committees and served on the Board of Directors of Metro Denver Anesthesia before to its merger to form GCA.

Dr. Harkness earned his Doctorate of Medicine at Medical University of South Carolina and his Bachelor of Science degree at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. He completed his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he served as Chief Resident his final year.

From Dr. Harkness:

"Ever since day one of my anesthesia rotation in medical school, I knew that I wanted to be an anesthesiologist. Interacting with patients of all ages and surgeon colleagues on a wide variety of cases keeps every day exciting. In my downtime I enjoy spending time with my family, outdoors and golfing."

Areas of Clinical Interest

  • Regional anesthesia
  • Ambulatory/outpatient surgery
  • OB anesthesia


  • Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina
  • Residency: Yale New Haven Hospital
  • Board Certified: American Board of Anesthesiology