Who's Who Humanitarian

Larry J. Robson

Title: Vascular and Transplant Surgeon (Retired)
Company: Corewell Health
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States


  • Albion College (board of trustees, 1980-1986)
  • American Board of Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons (fellow, governor at large)
  • American College of Surgeons, Michigan Chapter (former president)
  • Blodgett Memorial Medical Center, Grand Rapids (trustee, 1980-1995)
  • Frederick A. Collier Surgical Society
  • Grand Rapids Symphony, Executive Committee (board of directors, 2005)
  • Great Lakes Coalition, Michigan Chapter (former board chair)
  • Health Net West Michigan (board of directors)
  • Kent County Medical Society
  • Mayflower Congregational Church (former moderator)
  • Michigan Heart Association, Kent County Unit (former president)
  • Michigan State Medical Society
  • Michigan Vascular Society (former president)
  • Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society
  • Roy D. McClure Surgical Society (former president)
  • Salvation Army (former board chair)
  • Salvation Army, Executive Committee, Grand Rapids (board of directors, 2004)
  • Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery
  • Society for Vascular Surgery
  • United States Navy (lieutenant commander, 1968-1970)
  • University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center (former national advisory board member)
  • University of Michigan Health-West (board member)
  • University of Michigan Medical School (admissions committee member)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2023)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2023)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2022)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Physician Emeritus Lifetime Achievement Award, Spectrum Health (2020)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare,” Marquis Who’s Who (2009-2010)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (2008-2009)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Alumni Award, Albion College
  • Recipient, Galaxy Award, National Kidney Foundation
  • Recipient, Surgery Residency Lifetime Achievement Award, Michigan State University-Grand Rapids
  • Two-Time Recipient, Teacher of the Year Award, Blodgett Memorial Medical Center/Saint Mary’s Health Services

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