Dr. Jay C. Larson is Board Eligible with the American Board of Podiatric Surgeons and an Associate with the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He has passion for patient care and enjoys taking the time to educate patients and their families. He has had the privilege to lecture at several medical conferences and involvement in numerous research projects.
He was born and raised in Logan, Utah. Before pursuing his medical education, Dr. Larson spent two years in Thailand. He speaks fluent Thai and has a heart for the people and culture.
He attended Utah State University where he received his bachelor’s degree in Public Health Education. After undergraduate schooling He worked as a health promotion specialist teaching classes in diabetes, smoking cessation and disease prevention for Bear River Health Department. He then moved to the Phoenix area in 2004 to become part of the inaugural podiatry class at Midwestern University in Glendale, AZ.
After his graduation in 2008, he moved to Grand Blanc, Michigan, where he completed a three-year foot and ankle surgical residency at Genesys Regional Medical Center. There he received extensive training in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, trauma, as well as diabetic wound care and limb salvage. During his third year of training, Dr. Larson was selected to be Chief Resident and the resident representative on several hospital committees.
Dr. Larson is married to his beautiful wife, Jennifer, of 17 years. They have three young children, Aspen, Autumn and Brighton. Dr. Larson enjoys; snow skiing, water skiing, mountain biking, hiking, golfing, reading, but most of all spending time with his family.