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Dr. Larry Field

Shoulder & Elbow Specialist

Dr. Larry D. Field was raised in Natchez, Mississippi. After receiving a degree inBiomedical Engineering from Louisiana Tech University, Dr. Field attended and received his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1988 from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson.

Dr. Field’s professional training includes a 5 year orthopaedic surgery residency completed in 1993 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Following graduation, Dr. Field completed a fellowship (subspecialty training) in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. While in New York, he served as assistant team physician for the New York Mets professional baseball team. In addition, he also completed an A-O International Orthopaedic Surgery Fellowship in Germany. Dr. Field is Board certified in the specialty of orthopaedic surgery with special expertise in shoulder, elbow, and wrist surgery. He is active in a number of surgical specialty associations and serves as scientific advisor to several organizations and professional/corporate boards. Dr. Field is also very involved in research related to shoulder and elbow pathologies and has made more than 250 scientific presentations, both nationally and internationally. He has published 3 books on shoulder and elbow surgery, approximately 75 book chapters and over 100 scientific articles, all related to shoulder and elbow conditions. Also, Dr. Field currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Arthroscopy Association of North America as well as Program Director for the Mississippi Sports Medicine Center’s highly regarded Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Fellowship training program.

  • Walter S. Leathers Award – Medical School Valedictorian
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Dean’s Award, 1999, 2000, 2001
  • Department of Surgery Prize, 2001
  • Donald T. Imrie Award – Orthopedic Surgery, 2001
  • William K. Purks, M.D. Merit Scholarship, 2000
  • Bradley Baker Memorial Scholarship, 2000
  • Rice-Holland Memorial Award – Pharmacology, 2000
  • Ernest W. Goodpasture Award – Pathology, 2000
  • Thomas J. Brooks Award in Preventive Medicine, 2000
  • W. B. Saunders Medical Physiology Award, 1999
  • James A. McDevitt, M.D., Scholarship, 1997, 1998, 1999
  • Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Book Award – Anatomy, 1999
  • Raymond A. Alford Memorial Award, 1999
  • Orthopaedic In-Training Exam Award – 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons – AAOS
  • American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine – AOSSM
  • American Orthopedic Association – AOA, Future Leaders Program
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America – AANA, Technology Committee – 2010-2012
  • Southern Orthopedic Association
  • Mississippi Orthopedic Society, Program Director Annual Meeting – 2010, 2011
  • Mississippi State Medical Association

Click the links below for a list of Dr. Larry Field’s recent publications, national and international scientific presentations, and meetings where he served as a surgeon faculty instructor: