Dr. Lyndon Gross, MD

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Dr. Lyndon Gross, MD
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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Dr. Gross' Care Philosophy

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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The Orthopedic Center of St. Louis14825 N Outer 40 Rd
Chesterfield, MO 63017
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Dr. Gross' Performance
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    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
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    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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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 looking for excellence Dr. lyndon Gross and staff or... You must follow their instructions and do as told for your Best result... Highly Recommended.. Thanks ??
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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.

Dr. Gross' Care Philosophy

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

Dr. Gross' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Missouri not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • 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
  • 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

Education

  • Medical School
    Health Science Center

    Graduated in 1993

  • Internship Hospital
    University Pitt Med Center

    Completed in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    University Pitt Med Center

    Completed in 1998

  • Fellowship Hospital
    American Sports Med Institute

    Completed in 1999

  • Undergraduate School
    Weill Cornell Medical College

    Graduated in 1986

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • 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