Dr. Larry Hartzell, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)  |  
Male  |  
Age 41
(3)
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Dr. Larry Hartzell, MD
Dr. Larry Hartzell grew up in Colorado, Nevada and Arizona and then attended Brigham Young University In Utah where he received his undergraduate degree in Zoology with a human biology emphasis. He set aside his schooling for 2 years after his freshman year at BYU to serve a church mission in Barranquilla, Colombia where he became fluent in Spanish. Dr. Hartzell earned his medical degree at The University of Arizona College of Medicine in 2005 and then he completed a residency in Otolaryngology (ENT) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He then stayed in Arkansas to pursue fellowship training in Pediatric Otolaryngology including an extensive experience in the comprehensive care of cleft patients at Arkansas Children's Hospital (ACH). He has been the director of the cleft lip and palate team as well as the Velopharyngeal Insufficiency (VPI) clinic at ACH since 2012. Dr. Hartzell is an active participant in multiple local as well as national committees. He is academically active in research and education locally as well as internationally. He is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. He is a member of numerous medical organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. His major research interests include cleft lip and palate, velopharyngeal insufficiency, hemangiomas and surgical management of hearing loss and otologic disease. Dr. Hartzell also has a strong interest in medical humanitarian efforts and has operated on patients with clefts in China, Guatemala, Ecuador and Egypt. He is a devoted husband and proud father of 3 children. He is active in church service and activity as well as many outdoor activities including camping, hiking, soccer and volleyball.

1 Childrens Way # 653

Little Rock, AR 72202

Contact Information

(501) 364-4000

Dr. Larry Hartzell, MD

Dr. Larry Hartzell, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Community Care Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Qualchoice
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Oral and-or Facial Cleft
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more than 20% of peers
Cleft Lip and Palate
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more than 5% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Cholesteatoma
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Cleft Palate
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Deafness
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemangioma
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Otitis Media
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Tonsillitis
  • Velopharyngeal Insufficiency
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Procedures

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Cleft Lip and Palate Repair
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Preparation for Alveolar Cleft Repair
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Arkansas Children's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hartzell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hartzell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hartzell to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Hartzell Says:

Thank you so very much for taking the time to fill out this survey. I welcome your feedback and thank you for giving me the opportunity to treat you and your family to the best of my ability.

Sincerely,

Larry Hartzell, MD

Dr. Hartzell's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Little Rock, AR |
He did a great job with my daughters surgery, I would recommend him. Dr. Hartzell and his staff are very friendly and professional.
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Dr. Hartzell accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
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  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
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Arkansas Children's Hospital
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