Philip J. Larsen, DPM
Dr. Larsen is a graduate of California College of Podiatric Medicine. He served a three-year residence at Yale/ VA Connecticut Healthcare System. This is a comprehensive residency in foot and ankle pathology with a strong medical background. This includes inpatient management, extensive emergency room coverage of lower extremity trauma as well as extensive foot and ankle surgical training with long term follow-up.
While Yale Chief Resident he had the responsibility of teaching medical students, as the program was a California College of Podiatric Medicine and Yale University School of Medicine Clinical Campus. At Yale he learned the limb salvage team approach. This was a conjoined effort consisting of vascular, orthopedic, podiatric, internist, plastic surgeon and renal specialists. He specialized in diabetic foot reconstruction treated with random and non-random skin flaps including rotational, transpositional, pedicle, muscle, and split thickness skin grafts. He is skilled in laser surgical techniques, lateral ankle stabilizations, bunion correction and flatfoot reconstruction.