Dr. Jarred Tanksley is the newest addition to Harris Regional Cancer Center. Tanksley joins Dr. David Thomas in providing radiation oncology services to Western North Carolina.

Tanksley completed a residency in radiation oncology at Duke University Medical Center, where he served as chief resident. He completed an internship in internal medicine at the University of Tennessee Medical Center after receiving his medical degree from Vanderbilt University where he additionally earned a doctorate in cell and developmental biology.

“We are welcoming Dr. Tanksley as we complete a significant addition to the cancer center here in Jackson County which features the latest technology in radiation therapy and a newly renovated space to enhance the comfort of patients,” said Steve Heatherly, CEO of Harris Regional Hospital and Swain Community Hospital. 

Harris Regional Cancer Center has served the region for decades, providing radiation therapy to patients facing a cancer diagnosis. The addition and renovation began in 2019 and includes new imaging and treatment modalities that will serve patients close to home with state-of-the-art technology.

Harris Regional Cancer Center is located at 14 Medical Park Loop on the campus of Harris Regional Hospital. For more information, visit the Find a Doctor page on MyHarrisRegional.com or call 586-7610.