Dr. Larimore has been called “one of America’s best-known family physicians” and has been listed in the Best Doctors in America, Distinguished Physicians of America, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in America, and theInternational Health Professionals of the Year.His MD degree is from Louisiana State University, with AOA Honors, while his Family Medicine residency, with an emphasis in Sports Medicine was at the Duke University Medical Center, where he was named one of the top twelve Family Medicine residents in the nation. He also completed a Queen’s Teaching Fellowship in Nottingham, England.
After his training, Dr. Larimore practiced 4 years in the Smoky Mountains before moving to Central Florida to practice for 16 years. From 1993-1994 he served as the President of the Florida Academy of Family Physicians. In 1996, he was named America’s Outstanding Family Medicine Educator (the Thomas W. Johnson Award) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. In 2000, the Christian Medical Association named Dr. and Mrs. Larimore Educators of the Year.The Larimores relocated to Colorado in 2001, where he first served as Vice President and Physician in Residence atFocus on the Family (2001-2004), and later served as the Medical Director (2008-2012) for Mission Medical Clinic, a free, faith-based health clinic for the poor sponsored by over 100 churches and religious organizations in Colorado Springs, where he and his wife, Barb, still volunteer.
Besides practicing family medicine, Dr. Larimore is also an author, educator, and medical journalist. He serves on the adjunct family medicine faculty of the In His Image Family Medicine Residency in Tulsa, Oklahoma and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver.
Dr. Larimore has been a frequent guest about family health topics on a wide variety of television and radio programs and has appeared on The Today Show, CBS’s Morning Show, several Fox News programs (including Bill O’Reilly, Sean Hannity, Neil Cavuto, Paula Zahn, and Shepherd Smith), and CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360. He also has provided medical commentary for radio stations in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Orlando, Baltimore, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Tampa, Albuquerque, Ft. Wayne, and others.
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