Dr. Karl M. Larsen, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 47

2446 Research Pkwy Suite 200
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
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Hospital Quality

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Centura Health - Penrose Saint Francis Health Services
2222 North Nevada Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
University of Colorado Health - Memorial Hospital
1400 East Boulder Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80909

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Accepting new patients?

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Colorado Center of Orthopaedic Excellence
Colorado Center of Orthopaedic Excellence
2446 Research Pkwy Suite 200
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
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    Dr. Larsen's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Larsen's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand & Elbow Microvascular Surgery
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand Reconstruction
    • Hand Surgery
    • Hand Tendon Repair
    • Hand, Elbow & Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis of the Wrist
    • Ataxia
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hand Injuries
    • Hand Ligament Rupture
    • Hand Muscle Strain
    • Hand Neuropathy
    • Hand Pain
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Fracture
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    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Disorders
    • Wrist Fracture
    • Wrist Injuries
    • Wrist Pain
    • Wrist Sprain
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    Background Check for Dr. Larsen

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Colorado.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Norman T. Kirk Award- Best Resident Research paper, 2000
    • Command Flight Surgeon of the Year, 1995
    • Roy Davis Resident Paper Competition- Second Place, 2001
    • United States Fir Force Academy Clinical Surgeon of the Year, 2005
    • Focus: AFSOC Commando Safety Journal, 1996
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences
    Graduated in 1993

    Internship Hospital

    Wilford Hall Medical Center
    Complete in 1994

    Residency Hospital

    Wilford Hall Medical Center
    Complete in 2001

    Fellowship Hospital

    The Indiana Hand Center
    Complete in 2002

    Undergraduate Schools

    Univeristy Of California At Santa Barbara
    Graduated in 1989
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Larsen & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Larsen's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Centura Health - Penrose Saint Francis Health Services

    • University of Colorado Health - Memorial Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Larsen

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Larsen to family and friends

    15 responses
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    15 responses
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    14 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 15 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Larsen
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    15 responses
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    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    15 responses
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
    15 responses
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    15 responses
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    Is Dr. Larsen accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
    • Aetna
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Humana
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • MultiPlan
    • Principal Financial Group
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Colorado Center of Orthopaedic Excellence
    2446 Research Pkwy Suite 200
    Colorado Springs, CO 80920
    (719) 623-1050 (Office)
    (719) 623-1051 (Fax)
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