Dr. Wallace Larson, MD

Dr. Wallace Larson, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
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66 y/o
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Dr. Wallace Larson, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Colorado Spgs, CO. He graduated from University Of Massachusetts Medical School and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

Centura Orthopedics/Front Range Orthopaedics - Briargate

4105 Briargate Pkwy Ste 300

Colorado Spgs, CO 80920
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans

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Wrist Fracture
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more than 89% of peers
Ganglion Cyst
high
more than 89% of peers
Foot Sprain
high
more than 88% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Larson "At Front Range Orthopaedics our goal is to keep bodies in motion through the application of personalized and patient centered care. We understand that every person is different, every situation unique. We Employ a fully integrated and customized approach to musculoskeletal repair and recovery. Our Colorado Springs orthopedic surgeons and staff are trained in the latest advances in medical treatment and technology. Our facility is designed for comfort and efficiency. Our care is compassionate and comprehensive, our options affordable. We serve the entire community, young and old as well as weekend warriors and professional athletes. We diagnose and treat all conditions of the musculoskeletal system. We know bones, joints, muscles, nerves, ligaments, and tendons from the top of the shoulders to the tips of the toes. "

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's 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 Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • 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 Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • 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
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • University Of Massachusetts Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Southern Illinois University School Of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Massachusetts School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mayo Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Larson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Larson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Larson to family and friends
2.7
based on 17 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Larson's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (9)

in Colorado Springs, CO
My appointment with Dr. Larson was very pleasant. He was professional and listened to my concerns. His office was easy to contact and kept me informed of the authorization status for my surgery. I would recommend Dr. Larson to others.
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awful experience, awful surgery, awful doctor. If you have any medical issues that you wish to be fixed please save yourself some time and stay away from Dr. Larson. Failed to help my wrist in bad, unconventional surgery that caused me to get same exact surgery months later by better, more...more
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in Peyton, CO
Dr. W. Larson was very prompt and professional during my initial office visit. A majority of my questions were answered when I held them until after Dr. Larson diagnosed my condition, gave me the pros and cons of having the procedure done and not having it done. Dr. Larson projected confidence...more
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in Colorado Springs, CO
I have had one appointment to date and Dr. Larson was very informative and spent a good amount of time discussing my issue, options and prognosis. His clinic was very friendly, and their technology was great. My entire experience was positive.
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in Penrose, CO
Most of his work is work place second opinion reviews do to his being such a terrible doctor. Disappointed that St Francis Penrose would have him as part of their selection of doctors. He's incompetent and makes diagnoses without MRI or anything then his looking at you. Spent 5 minutes and dint...more
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