Larry Padgett attended Medical School at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. After completing his orthopedic surgery residency at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, he completed a postgraduate fellowship in Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy and Shoulder Surgery. Since 1998, he has been practicing in the Central Florida area. He is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Padgett serves as Florida Team Physician for the Cleveland Indians and Atlanta Braves as well as Florida Southern College. He has also served as a team physician with the Cypress Gardens Ski Team and an assistant with the Pittsburgh Steelers.