Corey Harkins, MD, Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon in Greater Atlanta

Credentials At A Glance
  • Residency – University of South Florida
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) – Medical College of Georgia
  • Undergraduate – University of Notre Dame
  • Certification – Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Licensure – State of Georgia
Professional Memberships
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
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As a Georgia local, Dr. Corey Harkins is proud to serve the people of his home state and work alongside the esteemed board-certified plastic surgeons at Plastic Surgery Center of the South. Dr. Harkins is known for his warm, welcoming demeanor and unique blend of leading-edge innovations and time-tested surgical techniques. 

Training and Education

Dr. Harkins graduated magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame before going on to medical school at the Medical College of Georgia. He completed a rigorous 6-year integrated plastic surgery residency at the University of South Florida in Tampa, where he completed additional training in reconstructive surgery, microsurgery, and maxillofacial surgery.

Special Clinical Interests

Dr. Harkins is proud to share his specialized training and meticulous skills to help Marietta women and men achieve their goals. Well-versed in both plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Harkins is particularly known for his post-pregnancy and body contouring procedures, including:

Accomplishments and Awards

Dr. Harkins is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, a distinction awarded only to those plastic surgeons who have completed training in plastic surgery and passed rigorous board exams. While in medical school, Dr. Harkins was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society, which accepts only the top academic performers.  

In addition, Dr. Harkins serves as the Section Chair of Plastic Surgery at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. The Tampa Veterans Administration honored him with a gold star for service.

“Precise surgeon, excellent communicator and problem solver. Would absolutely recommend to friends and family.”

– Real Patient Review 

Professional Involvements

Dr. Harkins is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, an elite professional society of board-certified plastic surgeons. He has also contributed to his field through academic scholarship, participating in multiple research studies on topics such as breast reconstruction after mastectomy.

More than a Surgeon

In his hometown of East Cobb, Dr. Harkins played cornerback on the Walton High School football team. He is also an accomplished boxer and was a welterweight champion in Notre Dame’s famous Bengal Bouts. During his residency in Florida, Dr. Harkins met his wife, gastroenterologist Dr. Shanil Harkins. They are the proud parents of two sons.

An Award–Winning Team

Plastic Surgery Center of the South won Family Life magazine's "Best Of" contest for Canton for 2016, 2018, and 2019, and for Woodstock in 2017. Experience our difference for yourself.

Best of Life Awards Family Life Publications 2021

Plastic Surgery Expertise in Metro Atlanta

Dr. Harkins is known for his superb, safe results and ability to put his patients at ease. His extensive knowledge and focused interests assure patients they are in the care of a true professional. Together with his fellow surgeons at Plastic Surgery Center of the South, Dr. Harkins treats patients from:

  • Marietta
  • Atlanta
  • Sandy Springs
  • Woodstock
  • Canton
  • Acworth

You can learn more about Dr. Harkins by meeting with him in person. Request a consultation online or call us today at  (770) 421-1242 to make an appointment. 

Locations surrounding Marietta

How to Visit Us in Marietta

Because of our top-notch patient care and beautiful results, Plastic Surgery Center of the South has built a strong reputation in the region. If you are interested in visiting our Marietta practice from a nearby community, choose your area below to get easy-to-follow driving directions.

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