Dr. Megan Grunander, MD

Dr. Megan Grunander, MD

General Surgery  ·  

Accepting new patients

Dr. Megan Grunander, MD is a general surgery specialist in Ogden, UT and has been practicing for 9 years. She specializes in general surgery and critical care surgery.Read her story

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Deseret Mutual (DMBA)
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

Learn about Dr. Grunander

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Grunander performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Surgical Procedure
more than 5% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 5% of peers
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Grunander's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Grunander's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Grunander "Dr. Megan Wolthuis Grunander grew up in Ogden and received her undergraduate education from Weber State University and University of Utah School of Medicine. She went on to complete an internship at UCSF School of Medicine and a residency at Harbor UCLA where she was Chief Resident. Megan is double board-certified in surgery. Along with her general surgery certification, she is also a Cedars-Sinai fellowship-trained trauma surgeon, certified to administer critical care to patients in Ogden and the surrounding areas. From common surgical procedures to critical care incidents, Megan is trained to provide superior surgical care for Northern Utah patients. In her free time, Dr. Grunander enjoys spending time with her husband and family. She also loves traveling, snow skiing and water skiing, wakeboarding, and running."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Grunander "Our Mission: To be the place of choice for patients, employees, and providers, by remaining a thriving independent, physician-owned, multi-specialty group practice in the greater Ogden area. Our Vision Statement: The place of choice where needs are met through quality health care."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

48  Conditions Treated


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44  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Weber state university
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Harbor UCLA
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Cedars Sinai
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Grunander has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Grunander's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Grunander to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Grunander's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

If you need a surgeon, Dr. Grunander is who you want!!!! She is the PRIME example of what a Dr. should be - listens, explains with detail, not rushed or bothered. She even took time out of her busy, surgery day, to see me between patients, to assure me that surgery was healing properly, and what...more
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