Dr. Larkin Wadsworth III, MD

Dr. Larkin Wadsworth III, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Larkin Wadsworth III, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in sports medicine.Read his story

3009 N Ballas Rd Ste 100B

Saint Louis, MO 63131

Contact Information

(314) 983-4049

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Wadsworth III's Experience

Dr. Wadsworth III's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice and Sports Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Wadsworth III's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wadsworth III "Dr. Wadsworth is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine in Sports Medicine. He completed a post-graduate fellowship in Sports Medicine at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1990. He has written chapters and textbooks in sports medicine textbooks and articles about a variety of sports medicine topics in a number of scientific journals. He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, an honor based on career service to the field of Sports Medicine. Dr. Wadsworth has lectured at numerous local, national, and international sports medicine conferences. He is Medical Director for the Athletic Training Education Program at Saint Louis University. He is also Medical Director for Sundance Clinical Research, LLC, where he performs clinical trials of promising medications to treat arthritis, tendon injuries, and other medical conditions. Dr Wadsworth was inducted into the Missouri Sports Medicine Hall of Fame in 2014. He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America® and is named as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wadsworth III "Dr. Wadsworth provides comprehensive care for sports injuries, concussions, arthritis, fractures, muscle and tendon injuries, and performance-related conditions. After a thorough evaluation to obtain an accurate diagnosis, he tailors therapy to his patients' needs and goals. He uses ultrasound-guided injections to improve accuracy and comfort, and uses newer technologies such as PRP to achieve optimal results. Dr Wadsworth has performed acupuncture for over 25 years to improve pain and function."

1  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

7  Conditions Treated

8  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • North Carolina State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Hennepin Co Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Hennepin Co Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, Hennepin Co Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wadsworth III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wadsworth III's Reviews

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Dr. Wadsworth III's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Office environment

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  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Thorough, provides informative feedback and interactive with a good demeanor. Saw him for a meniscus tear and arthritis in my knee.
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I was referred to Dr. Wadsworth with tendonitis in my wrist. In one visit, I had a thorough examination, a cortisone shot (he uses ultrasound to pinpoint the EXACT area to be treated) and the proper brace to wear while healing. I have seen him since for 2 other injuries and each time was just as...more
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