Dr. Thomas Large, MD

Dr. Thomas Large, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. Thomas Large, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic trauma surgery.

1 Hospital Dr # 4200

Asheville, NC 28801

Contact Information

(828) 213-1994

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Providence Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Femur Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fracture
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Large "I believe that communication with my patients about their injuries and treatment options leads to optimal outcomes. I believe that technically outstanding surgery allows for early mobilization and minimizes complications."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

92  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

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47  Procedures

  • Acetabulum Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • 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
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • 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
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Steroid Injection

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Carolinas Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Carolinas Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Harborview Medical Center, University Of Washington
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Pittman Scholar in Surgery, 2001
  • Resident Teaching Award, 2006
  • Herodicus Award, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, 2005
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 2000
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Large's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Large to family and friends
13 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Large'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 (8)

A very thorough, thoughtful, caring physician/surgeon who gave complete explanation of problems found with clear explanation of treatment options. Took that rare commodity today "time" with all initial, inhospital and followup visits. He is generously endowed besides his surgical skills with what...more
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Dr Large was EXCELLENT!! I was given the best care I could possibly receive and was back to work full time within months of injury. I thank him so much for granting me back my day to day life.
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I would recomend Dr Large very highly. His surgical work on my tramstic injury was praised by two other surgeons in my home state.
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After being prepared for emergency surgery by Mission Hospital ER staff. Dr. Large introduced himself and told me of his plan of treatment. After talking to him, I felt completely confident of it and his ability to perform such a complex surgery. While in recovery, Dr.Large checked in on me. He is...more
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My daughter was badly hurt in a motorcycle accident. Dr. Large seems so compassionate and caring towards my daughter's injuries. He has a wonderful personality and is so knowledgeable and experienced with these injuries. My family is blessed to have him caring for our daughter.
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