Dr. Lyndon Gross, MD

Dr. Lyndon Gross, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
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Dr. Lyndon Gross, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Chesterfield, MO. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 19 years.Read his story

14825 N Outer 40 Rd

Chesterfield, MO 63017

Contact Information

(314) 336-2566

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
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Runner's Knee
more than 31% of peers
Knee Arthroscopy
more than 31% of peers
Internal Derangement of Knee
more than 21% of peers

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Dr. Gross' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gross "Dr. Lyndon Gross is an Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in sports medicine, specifically ailments of the shoulder, knee and elbow. He performs advanced arthroscopic, joint reconstruction and cartilage restoration procedures as well as shoulder and knee joint replacement surgery. Training Dr. Gross was born and raised in Rochester New York where he earned his BA at Cornell University and has many "colorful" stories of his days in the Chi Psi fraternity house on campus. While at Cornell he played football all four years and was awarded the MVP in 1986. Dr. Gross continued his education at State University of New York, where he earned his medical degree and was elected a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and Graduated Cum Laude Class of 1993. In addition he earned his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology. He worked as a bouncer at a night club and provided medical coverage for boxing matches to make extra money. It was also during this time that Dr. Gross began playing rugby for the Downstate Rugby Football Club, he went on to play with the Seven's Rugby Select Side Rugby Team in Hong Kong and in several National Championships. Dr. Gross completed his general surgery internship and Orthopedic Residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Gross completed his Fellowship training in Sports Medicine at the world renowned Alabama Sports Medicine Institute under Dr. William Clancy and Dr. James Andrews. During his Fellowship he worked with Troy University Football Team and the Tampa Bay Rays Baseball Team. Dr. Gross has spot on impersonations of Dr. Clancy and Dr. Andrews and has so many funny stories of his Fellowship year. After he completed his Fellowship Dr. Gross backpacked in Vietnam for a month before beginning private practice. Career Dr. Gross began his private practice at Orthopedic and Sports Medicine in Kirkwood and moved over to The Orthopedic Center of St. Louis in 2005. In 2006 he became a Team Physician for the St. Louis Cardinals and has two World Series rings. In 2009 Dr. Gross was one of the first Orthopedic Surgeons in the St. Louis area to earn his Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopedic Sports Medicine from the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS). He has been selected by his peers as one of the Best Doctors in America since 2007, an honor only given to 5% of the doctors practicing in the U.S. Dr. Gross has penned several publications and book chapters and has given countless presentations including most notably presenting to the International Olympic Committee in 2011 on Prevention of Injury & Illness in Sports."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gross "Dr. Gross is a former athlete who holds the distinction as an Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in sports medicine. Because of his previous athletic experience he truly understands the complexity and dynamics of treating an athlete.

As an African-American, Dr. Gross is proud to be a minority physician, one of the few practicing in St. Louis.  He has been involved in several minority mentorship programs including Youth Life Line.

 Dr. Gross is proud to serve as a team member of CASE (Center for the Athlete's Shoulder and Elbow) along with Dr. George Paletta, Jr. and Dr. Mark Miller.   CASE is a specialty center within The Orthopedic Center of St. Louis that treats complex shoulder and elbow problems. It is home to elite athletes from all over the Midwest and throughout the United States"


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  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Growth Plate Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patella Tendon Tears
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Quadriceps Tendon Tears
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strain of Hamstring Muscle
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Throwing Injuries
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Ulnar Nerve Injuries


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  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Resurfacing
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Health Science Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University Pitt Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Pitt Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • American Sports Med Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gross' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gross to family and friends
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Dr. Gross' Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
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Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in St. Louis mo |
My very first Surgery ever and i was yes indeed Scared.. Dr.Gross and staff were very consider of that. Kept me informed from the very first visit. Total knee replacement is a very complicated procedure i must say Surgery on the 6th of Sept Today the 21st of sept. Im up and walking. So if your...more
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Dr. Gross accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
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  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
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    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
    Platinum PPO
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
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    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Gross has admitting privileges

Missouri Baptist Medical Center
3015 N Ballas Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63131
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