Dr. Larry Showalter, MD

Dr. Larry Showalter, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Larry Showalter, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1109 W Myrtle St Ste 200

Boise, ID 83702

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Spine Deformities
more than 53% of peers
more than 50% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
more than 6% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Showalter "Buzz Showalter, MD, AAOS, ABOS is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and specializes in pediatric orthopaedics. He is fellowship trained in all facets of children's orthopaedics, including trauma, spine, and neuromuscular and developmental disorders, and is a member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas in 1988. He completed his orthopaedic residency at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and his pediatric orthopaedic fellowship with the guidance of Dr. Raymond Morrissy in Atlanta, Georgia."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Children's Healthcare Of Atlan
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Ut Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Showalter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Showalter to family and friends
14 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Showalter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Very good surgeon and recommend him 100%. Fixed my flat feet and I'm able to walk normally again.
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After a botched diagnosis from my daughters Primary and 1.5 months Of PT found out it was a broken Hip. We were given a rush appointment with Dr. Showalter. He mad room for a surgery next day. He gave us all the options since there were promising signs we opted to save it. At her follow up he...more
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Dr. Showalter treated me as a child for scoliosis/spinal fusion and saw me into my young adult years. This is truly a great doctor/surgeon and personally a great person. His skill is unmatched and I would highly recommend him to anyone
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He was absolutely amazing with my daughter and she surgery went awesome
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