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Larissa Ackerson, DO

I enjoy working with a diverse student population and helping them to understand and manage their health care.”

Larissa Ackerson, DO

Larissa Ackerson, DO, is originally from southern Minnesota near Fairmont. After working for several years in the private sector, she is energized by the uniqueness of working with the students here at Thielen Student Health Center.

Dr. Ackerson enjoys educating her patients about their health and wellness. After  spending many years as a student herself, she understands and can empathize with  college students about many stressors they are going through.

Dr. Ackerson and her husband have two young children. In her free time she enjoys running, biking and spending time with her family and friends.


Primary Care

Areas of Expertise

Family Medicine, Urgent Care


University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, WI
BS Microbiology

Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA
Doctor Of Osteopathic Medicine


La Crosse–Mayo Family Medicine Residency Program
La Crosse, WI

Board Certification

American Board of Family Medicine

Personal Interests

Running and biking
Golfing and spending time outdoors
Spending time with family and friends

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