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Larry D. Showalter, MD


Doctor of Medicine

St. Luke's Health Partner
St. Luke's Health Partner

These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.


Accepting new patients
No Referral Required

Facilities & Clinics

Conditions & Treatments

  • Bone Tumors
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Clubfoot
  • Complex Deformity Correction
  • Complex Hip Deformities
  • Congenital Deformities
  • Femoral Acetabular Impingement
  • Foot Deformities
  • Fractures/Broken Bones
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Leg Deformities
  • Limb Length Discrepancies
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Pediatric Sports Injuries
  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Short Stature
  • Skeletal Dysplasia
  • Spine Deformities
  • Upper Extremity Deformities

About Larry D. Showalter


Larry "Buzz" Showalter, MD is trained in all facets of children's orthopedic care including trauma and fractures; complex upper and lower extremity deformity; and neuromuscular, congenital, and other developmental disorders. He frequently manages conditions such as clubfoot, hip dysplasia, skeletal dysplasia, limb-length discrepancy, and growth plate injuries/arrests. His goal is to maximize quality of life for his patients.

Dr. Showalter has special interest in prevention of early onset hip osteoarthritis through improved diagnostics for developmental hip dysplasia.

Dr. Showalter serves as medical director for pediatric orthopedics at St. Luke's Children's. He is a member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America.

In his free time, Dr. Showalter enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and four grown sons. He loves to hike, camp, fly fish and play any competitive game.
  • Medical School

    University of Texas
  • Residency

    University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Board Certification

    Orthopedic Surgery
  • Gender

  • Languages Spoken