November 12, 2009 -
Loren Larson, MD, orthopaedic surgeon for Olympic Medical Physicians Orthopaedic Clinic, recently passed his board exam through the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
“Board certification requires a high level of knowledge and experience in the specialty, and should be considered a fine achievement for members of our medical staff,” says Scott Kennedy, MD, chief medical officer, Olympic Medical Center. “Dr. Larson is a skilled surgeon and we are fortunate to have him in our community.”
Dr. Larson, a 1993 Port Angeles High School graduate, joined Olympic Medical Physicians in the fall of 2007 after completing his fellowship with the Santa Monica Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Group in California. Dr. Larson attended medical school at Oregon Health Sciences University and performed his residency at the University of New Mexico Sciences Center. He shares the OMP Orthopaedic Clinic with fellow orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Dirk Gouge and certified physician assistants Kay O’Neill and Danielle Bullard.
Olympic Medical Center (Clallam County Public Hospital District No. 2) is a comprehensive, award-winning health care provider for more than 70,000 residents of Clallam County. It has served the community since its establishment on Nov. 1, 1951 and is governed by a seven-member, publicly elected board. Olympic Medical provides inpatient care at its 80-bed acute-care facility in Port Angeles, including a level-three trauma designated emergency department, surgical services, and labor and delivery. It also offers a variety of outpatient services, including cardiac, imaging, physical therapy and rehabilitation, laboratory, surgical services, sleep medicine, home health, physician clinics and comprehensive cancer care throughout the Olympic Peninsula region.