Dr. Larry Field, MD

Dr. Larry Field, MD

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Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery  |  
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55 y/o
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Dr. Larry Field, MD is an orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery specialist in Jackson, MS and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Mississippi in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

MS Sports Medicine

1325 E Fortification St

Jackson, MS 39202
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Group Health Cooperative

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Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
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more than 99% of peers
Rotator Cuff Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Field's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Field "Dr. Larry D. Field was raised in Natchez, Mississippi. After receiving a degree inBiomedical Engineering from Louisiana Tech University, Dr. Field attended and received his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1988 from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson. Dr. Field's professional training includes a 5 year orthopaedic surgery residency completed in 1993 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Following graduation, Dr. Field completed a fellowship (subspecialty training) in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. While in New York, he served as assistant team physician for the New York Mets professional baseball team. In addition, he also completed an A-O International Orthopaedic Surgery Fellowship in Germany. Dr. Field is Board certified in the specialty of orthopaedic surgery with special expertise in shoulder, elbow, and wrist surgery. He is active in a number of surgical specialty associations and serves as scientific advisor to several organizations and professional/corporate boards. Dr. Field is also very involved in research related to shoulder and elbow pathologies and has made more than 250 scientific presentations, both nationally and internationally. He has published 3 books on shoulder and elbow surgery, approximately 75 book chapters and over 100 scientific articles, all related to shoulder and elbow conditions. Also, Dr. Field currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Arthroscopy Association of North America as well as Program Director for the Mississippi Sports Medicine Center's highly regarded Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Fellowship training program."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Field "Caring with compassion by providing specialized orthpaedic healthcare from diagnosis to recovery"
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • 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
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Rotor Disease
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder 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, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Extremity Reconstruction

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Mississippi.

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

  • Louisiana Tech University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Mississippi
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Mississippi Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Mississippi Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Ao Trauma and Sports Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Ao Trauma and Sports Medicine Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Sports Medicine and Shoulder Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • First Honors for Scientific Presentation at MS Orthopaedic Society Meeting, 1991
  • Italian Arthroscopy Association Surgical Winter Games, 2006
  • Mayo Advanced Elbow Surgical Skills Course, 2007
  • Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, 2006
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Mississippi Baptist Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award

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Dr. Field's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Field to family and friends
3.6
based on 25 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Field's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Very nice Dr and staff. Highly recommended.
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Dr. Larry D. Field may be a great doctor, however, after waiting over 3 hours to see him concerning pain in my wrist, which was a carpal tunnel problem, he was very impatient with and rude to me. His behavior was unprofessional. I will NOT recommend him to anyone, due to his obvious temper issues.
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