Jeffrey Larkin - MD

Jeffrey Larkin - MD

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My Areas of Practice

I specialize in geriatric medicine. This involves on focusing on the elder's goals, which may have a different emphasis than a younger patient. For example; rather than trying to get an 85-year-old to have an ideal cholesterol level, we may be trying to prevent the next fall, thereby keeping her in her home, which may be her goal.

Understanding the person and a discussion of goals can avoid over-treatment. Dignity and preservation of sense of self can themselves be a goal.

My special interests in geriatric medicine are dementia diagnosis and treatment with emphasis on behavioral approaches. I have extensive experience consulting regarding appropriate medication use in elders. I'm experienced in outpatient consultations for geriatric related problems. 


General Information

Gender: Male

Practicing Since: 1984

Accepting New Patients: No


Practices at

St Louis Park
3850 Park Nicollet Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416

Education & Certifications

Geriatric Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine

Family Medicine: University of Iowa
Mason City, Iowa

M.D.: University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN.

University of Minnesota, College of Pharmacy
Minneapolis, MN.

B.A.: University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN.

Professional Associations & Awards

American Geriatric Society, American Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry (associate member)


My wife, Kathy and I have been married since 1975. We both grew up in Minnetonka. We have recently moved from Eugene Oregon to be closer to family. Outside interest are my grandchildren as well as two large dogs, cycling and reading fiction.