Dr. Larson is an attending pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Lurie Children’s and the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab. She completed her medical school and orthopedic residency training at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine before concluding her training at Boston Children’s Hospital-Harvard with a fellowship in pediatric orthopedic surgery. She specializes in the treatment of all pediatric orthopedic conditions, but has a particular focus in the management of neuromuscular hip and spine pathologies in addition to the treatment of lower extremity deformity. Her clinical research interests include utilizing patient reported outcomes to maximize quality initiatives and development of a Complex Spine Clinical Practice Guideline. She is passionate about patient and family education, as her treatment team strives to understand the complex and diverse needs facing both patients and their families.
Clinical interests: Hip reconstruction surgery for neuromuscular hip dysplasia; treatment of neuromuscular or early onset scoliosis with casting, bracing or surgery; coordinated spasticity care with Physical Medicine; Rehabilitation; limb deformity correction
Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in pediatric orthopaedic surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard, 2016-2017; Residency in orthopaedic surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2012-2016
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons; Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America