Dawn M. Grosser, M.D.

Dr. Grosser is a subspecialty trained orthopedic surgeon who trained at Yale and Mayo Clinic. She treats a variety of foot and ankle disorders, including trauma, fractures, sports injuries, and adolescent issues, as well as arthritis, diabetes, and reconstructive surgery for deformities.

Dawn M. Grosser, M.D.

Dr. Grosser is a subspecialty trained orthopedic surgeon who trained at Yale and Mayo Clinic. She treats a variety of foot and ankle disorders, including trauma, fractures, sports injuries, and adolescent issues, as well as arthritis, diabetes, and reconstructive surgery for deformities.

Education & Background

Dr. Grosser grew up in Kansas City, Missouri, and then obtained a B.A. in religion from Baylor University in 1994. She graduated from Yale Medical School in 2000 and finished her orthopedic residency at Yale New Haven Hospital before completing her fellowship at the Mayo Clinic. Prior to joining Plano Orthopedic, Dr. Grosser practiced for 13 years as a foot and ankle surgeon at South Texas Bone & Joint in Corpus Christi.

Dr. Grosser is committed to working with each patient to pursue the best treatment plan for their musculoskeletal issues in terms of their life, their schedule, and their treatment goals. Dr. Grosser also uses other modalities, including PRP and stem-cell treatments when appropriate. She has a particular interest in working with patients on simple changes they can make to improve some problems in their feet, including detailed guidance on the best shoes and inserts for each patients’ particular situation, as well as diet changes and supplementation that can lessen inflammation for arthritic joints or in healing after trauma.

Dr. Grosser and her husband have two children and a dog named Ruby.

Certified Physician Assistant: Lauren Bailey
Medical Assistant: Ryan Short
Scheduling Coordinator: Destiny Winkleman

Baylor University, B.A, Religion
Yale School of Medicine
Yale Orthopedic Residency at Yale New Haven Hospital
Foot and Ankle Fellowship, Mayo Clinic

Board Certification:

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2019

American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Nueces County Medical Society
American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society
Texas Medical Association

1999 – 2000 — Medical School Thesis: Physical Activity in College as a Predictor of Future Physical Activity in Women, Department of Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Yale School of Medicine – Thesis Advisor: Marc Galloway, MD

2003 — Sella EJ, Grosser DM. Imaging Modalities of the Diabetic Foot. Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery 2003; 4 (20): 729-40.

2005 — Yale Residency Disputations: Diagnostic Accuracy of Core Needle Biopsy Compared to Surgical Pathology Results.

2006 — Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal Disorders, Pain, and Rehabilitation, Fourth Edition.

2007 — Grosser DM, Herr MJ, Claridge RJ, Barker LG. Preoperative Lateral Popliteal Block for Intraoperative and Postoperative Pain Control in Elective Foot and Ankle Surgery: A Prospective Analysis. Foot & Ankle International. 2007 Dec; 28(12):1271-75.

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