James R. Larson, MD

Subspecialty: Adult Reconstructive Knee Specialist

Dr Larson James R. Larson, MD, is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in knee arthroscopies, knee reconstructive surgery and minimally invasive knee replacements.

He earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Minnesota in 1973 and received the Upjohn Achievement Award honoring the medical school's outstanding graduate. After his residency in orthopaedic surgery, Dr. Larson elected to continue additional training and completed his fellowship at the prestigious Traumatology AO Group in Graz, Austria, specializing in traumatology and reconstructive surgery.

A well known and respected orthopaedic surgeon in the Twin Cities, Dr. Larson received Abbott Northwestern Hospital's Bruce E. Linderholm, M.D. "Young Physician of the Year" Award in 1991. He has served in many leadership positions including President of the medical staff at Abbott Northwestern Hospital and President of the Minnesota Orthopedic Society. In addition, he has been a Diplomat to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery since 1983.

His expertise has been dernanded at professional medical societies all over the world, and he has given more than 50 U.S. and international lectures on topics such as knee injuries and reconstructions, skiing injuries and hip fractures.


Dr. James R. Larson's Team

Physician Assistant:

Ryan Olsen, PA-C



Dr. James R. Larson's CV in PDF format.