Dr. Karl Larsen, MD

Dr. Karl Larsen, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. Karl Larsen, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences in 1993 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

2446 Research Pkwy Ste 200

Colorado Springs, CO 80920

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • 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
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Larsen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Larsen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Larsen "As our name implies, our goal is to provide our patients with comprehensive orthopedic excellence. Our physicians and staff work in a collaborative setting to provide world-class care and service. We diagnose and treat a wide range of musculoskeletal problems from injury to wear and tear. Our physicians help patients of all ages and activity levels."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

86  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Muscle Strain
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Hand Pain
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
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42  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • 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 and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found 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.

Education

  • Univeristy Of California At Santa Barbara
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Wilford Hall Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Wilford Hall Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • The Indiana Hand Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 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
Media & Publications
  • Focus: AFSOC Commando Safety Journal, 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Larsen's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Larsen to family and friends
31 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Larsen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Larsen is one of the best surgeons I've had treat my injury. He was very involved and caring of my situation; severe hand injury. I was very impressed with his bedside manner and compassion. He explained my injury in detail by drawing it on paper. His PA. Stephanie, is also amazing. She cares...more
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Dr. Larsen is warm, friendly, VERY knowledgeable and professional. A brilliant surgeon and doctor!
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When I first met Dr. Larsen, my husband was with me and it was short. He simply told me I needed to have 4 bones removed from my wrist, calling it unstable. I needed a little time to process this info, so about a week later we both returned with a lengthy list of questions. The office seemed busy,...more
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