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Dr. Shawn Larson, MD

Pediatric Surgery* Age 53
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Dr. Shawn Larson, MD is a Pediatric Surgery Specialist in Gainesville, FL.
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Dr. Shawn Larson, MD

Pediatric Surgery* Age 53
Gainesville, FL
Accepting new patients
25 years of experience
Dr. Shawn Larson, MD is a Pediatric Surgery Specialist in Gainesville, FL.

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Dr. Shawn Larson, MD is a Pediatric Surgery Specialist in Gainesville, FL and has 25 years experience. They graduated from University of Sheffield. They currently practice at UF Health Children's Surgical Center and are affiliated with Uf Health Shands Hospital. Dr. Larson has experience treating conditions like Burn Injuries among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Larson received an average rating of 5.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 2 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Larson is board certified in General Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Burn Injuries
Second-Degree Burns
Appendicitis
Burn Injuries
Second-Degree Burns
Appendicitis
Wound Repair
Anal Fissure
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Fistula
Birth Defects
Bone Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Esophageal Fistula
Hernia
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Hidradenitis
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Atresia
Intestinal Obstruction
Leukemia
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Malnutrition
Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
Osteosarcoma
Pelvic Abscess
Pyloric Stenosis
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Traumatic Brain Injury
Umbilical Hernia
Undescended Testicles
Velocardiofacial Syndrome
Ventral Hernia
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Anal Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy
Augmentation Cystoplasty
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bile Duct Procedure
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Frenectomy
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastrotomy
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy
Pyloromyotomy
Renal Transplant
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Salpingectomy with Robotic Assist
Salpingo Oopherectomy
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection Robotic Assist
Tracheal Surgery
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Insurance Accepted

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  • National (BlueCard) PPO
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Locations

  1. 1 UF Health Children's Surgical Center
    3480 HULL RD, Gainesville, FL 32607
  2. 2 UF Health Pediatric Sarcoma Center
    1600 SW ARCHER RD, Gainesville, FL 32610
  3. 3 UF Health Pediatric Specialties - Medical Plaza
    1549 Gale Lemerand Dr # 2, Gainesville, FL 32610
  4. 4 UF Health Pediatric Specialties - Oakhurst
    1329 SE 25th Loop Ste 101, Ocala, FL 34471
  5. 5 UF Health Pediatric Surgery - Medical Plaza
    1549 Gale Lemerand Dr Fl 2, Gainesville, FL 32610
  6. 6 UF Health Pediatric Surgery - Tallahassee
    2390 Phillips Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32308
  7. 7 UF Health Shands Burn Center
    1600 SW Archer Rd Rm 2425, Gainesville, FL 32610

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About Me

Care Philosophy
  • Hello, my name is Dr Shawn Larson and I am an associate professor and interim chief of the division of pediatric surgery within the University of Florida College of Medicine department of surgery. I focus on all aspects of the field of pediatric surgery and have special interests in pediatric trauma, pediatric burn care, neonatal surgery and gastrointestinal surgery (including minimally invasive pediatric surgery). I also serve as the medical director for the UF Health Shands Children's Hospital Pediatric Trauma & Burn Program. My research interests include gastrointestinal physiology and immunology focusing on necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), neonatal and pediatric response to sepsis, pediatric trauma and pediatric burn care.
Care Philosophy
Biography
  • Dr. Shawn Larson, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Gainesville, FL and has over 24 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Sheffield in 1999. He specializes in Pediatric Surgery.
Biography
Specialties*
Pediatric Surgery
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • University of Sheffield
    1999
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery
Board Certifications
What’s a board certification and why is it important that my provider has one?

A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

Internship

Internship
  • University of South Florida Com
    2003
Internship

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • St Louis Childrens Hospital
    2005
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Shawn Larson, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Larson's profile.

Dr. Shawn Larson, MD is affiliated with Uf Health Shands Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Shawn Larson, MD holds board certification in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Uf Health Shands Hospital

    1600 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL