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Sharon Larson

Sharon Beth Larson, D.O.

Duke University
2616 Erwin Road #2533
Durham, NC  27705
United States
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


I am originally from Plano, Texas.

Other Interests

I am focused in adult cardiac surgery with special interests in heart and lung transplantation, ventricular assist devices, and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.


Blood Conservation in Cardiac Surgery, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2014

Surgical Heritage: The First Repair of Cor Triatriatum, University of Minnesota Medical Center, 2014

Successful Surgical Management of Saphenous Vein Graft Aneurysm, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2013

Vacuum-Assisted Surgical Decompression of Subcutaneous Emphysema: A Novel Approach to a Rare Complication of Cardiac Surgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital-University of Miami, 2012

Endovascular Repair of a Penetrating Iliac Artery Injury, Lutheran Medical Center, 2012

Prenatal Sonographic Diagnosis of a Choledochal Cyst, Lutheran Medical Center, 2012

Traumatic Rupture of an Echinococcal Cyst, Lutheran Medical Center, 2012

A Case of Fatal Fulminant Myocarditis Presenting as an Acute ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction and Persistent Ventricular Tachyarrhythmia Associated with Influenza A (H1N1) Virus in a Previously Healthy Pregnant Woman, Lutheran Medical Center, 2012

Emergent versus Interval Appendectomy over a Five-Year Period at an Urban Community Hospital: A Retrospective Cohort Study, Lutheran Medical Center, 2011

Mapping Pedestrian Struck Trauma Occurrences of a Brooklyn-Based Community Hospital Patient Population, Lutheran Medical Center, 2011

Ileosigmoid Knot: A Rare Pediatric Surgical Emergency, Lutheran Medical Center, 2011

Application of a Fast Track Protocol for Colorectal Surgery in a Community Hospital: A Prospective Non-Randomized Case Series, Lutheran Medical Center, 2010

Non-Operative Management of Early Acute Appendicitis, Lutheran Medical Center, 2010

Coincidental Finding of Crossed Fused Renal Ectopia with Acute Appendicitis, Lutheran Medical Center, 2010

Granulomatous Mastitis: A Report of Twelve Cases, Lutheran Medical Center, 2009

Graduate Thesis – A Clinical Research Study Involving the Use of Erythropoietin in Perioperative Patients Undergoing Surgery for Gynecologic Cancer, University of North Texas Health Science Center, 2002

Additional Educational Information

Graudated with degrees in Spanish and Biology from Austin College in Sherman, Texas

Earned masters degree in Biomedical Science at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Texas

Studied medicine at Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine in Vallejo, California

Completed residency in general surgery at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York

Finished cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Will complete fellowship in heart and lung transplantation as a clinical associate at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Critical Care
  • Heart failure
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Valve disease
  • Transcatheter
  • Transplant
  • Heart/lung Transplant
  • Lung Transplant
  • Heart Transplant
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Coronary disease
  • Extracorporeal circulation