Dr. Larrabee has been most recognized for his surgical skills and innovative techniques. His three surgical books for surgeons have been widely used and are currently going into new and updated editions. Surgical Anatomy of the Face describes the scientific basis for much of his aging face and rhinoplasty surgery.
Principles of Facial Reconstruction is widely used by surgeons around the globe and introduced his innovative “Note Flap” and “Triangular Fixation Suture.” The Art and Craft of Facial Rejuvenation describe his current techniques for both surgical and non-surgical facial rejuvenation, focusing on eyelid and facelift procedures.
Over the years Dr. Larrabee’s work has been covered by a multitude of publications here in the United States and abroad. Article one, Article two, Article Three, Article Four, Article five, Article six, Article seven, Article eight (page one, page two).
Dr. Larrabee began his medical career in public health and has maintained his commitment to pro bono programs, both in the US and abroad. He was one of the founders of the AAFPRS program, Face to Face, and, with Regan Thomas, accepted the AMA’s highest public service award for its Domestic Violence program.
Dr. Larrabee continues to work with Face to Face, Seattle Anesthesia Outreach, and other programs such as Smile China. He is currently the director of Global Surgical Outreach, which sponsors cleft revisions around the globe, and has also committed to a long-term educational program at the Black Lion Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.