Dr Rigsby plans to attempt Everest this spring 20006 season with a group of
friends. His Sherpa support team includes Apa Sherpa! Much more on Larry and
his team in the next few weeks...
Larry Rigsby MD is an Internal Medicine physician who practices in
Chattanooga, TN. He is a Mountaineer and has a great interest in High Altitude
Medicine and Physiology. His expeditions include
Denali, Everest, Ama Dablam and
He plans to do a series on
mountain medicine to help promote safety in the mountains and keep climbers
and trekkers up to speed on the latest medical info available. The first in
the series is on Travel Medicine with subsequent articles on Altitude illness,
hypothermia , frostbite etc. These will be updated periodically.
Travel Medicine for Trekkers
and Climbers in the Himalayan Region By Larry Rigsby M.D.
HIGH ALTITUDE ILLNESS By Larry Rigsby M.D.
Mt Everest Medical Q&A by
Larry Rigsby MD
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