After serving in the Army for six years as a Medical Specialist with an Emergency Medicine background, Joe went on to school to pursue Physician Assistant Studies. He obtained his degree at MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, at the University of Washington, School of Medicine. He enjoys working closely with his patients, with the philosophy that the patient comes first and should be at the forefront of their healthcare decisions, with all options available. He is a native Oregonian.

Joseph S. Harp, PA-C

Physician Assistant


Bachelor in Clinical Health Services, MEDEX Northwest Division of The University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, 2007-2009
Lane Community College, Eugene, OR, 2003-2006
Emergency Medical Technician, Madigan Army Medical Center, Ft. Lewis, WA, 2001
Austin Pea State University, Clarksville, TN, 1999
Medical Specialists/Combat Medic Training Program
U.S. Army Academy of Health Sciences, Fort Sam, Houston, TX, 1997-1998


American Academy of Physician Assistants
Urological Association of Physician Assistants
Oregon Society of Physician Assistants
Fellowship of Christian Physician Assistants

Medical Experience

Physician Assistant, Oregon Urology Institute, Springfield, OR 2010-Current
Sub-Investigator, Oregon Urology Institute Research Center, Springfield, OR, 2010-Current
Family Practice, Springfield Family Physicians, Springfield, OR, 2009
Inpatient Medicine, Gray’s Harbor Community Hospital, Aberdeen, WA, 2009
Behavioral Medicine, Cascade Center For Wellness, Vancouver, WA, 2009
General Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Ft. Lewis, WA, 2009
Underserved Medicine, Volunteers In Medicine, Eugene, OR, 2009
Emergency Medicine, Skyline Hospital, White Salmon, WA, 2009
Cardiology, Oregon Cardiology, Eugene, OR, 2009
Dermatology, Dermatology Clinic of Springfield, Springfield, OR, 2009
Healthcare Specialist, Combat Medic, Senior Medic, Medical Evacuation Vehicle Commander, Sergeant, Emergency Medical Tech. United States Army, Fort Lewis, WA, 2001-2003
Medical Specialist, Combat Medic, Air Assault Jump Team Medic United States Army, Ft. Campbell, KY, 1997-2001

Certification and Licensure

Physician Assistant, Oregon Board of Medical Examiners
Certified Physician Assistant, Primary Care and Surgery, NCCPA
Basic Life Support
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Limited Permit X-Ray Training
Emergency Medical Technician-Basic
Pre Hospital Trauma Life Support