Dr. Robert Grumet is a board eligible Orthopaedic Surgeon with subspecialty
Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery. He specializes in arthroscopic and reconstructive
surgery of the
hip with a special emphasis in cartilage restorative procedures and hip arthroscopy.
Dr. Grumet grew up in Colorado before becoming a permanent resident of
Southern California. He earned his Bachelor of Science with Honors in
Biological Sciences from the University of Southern California where he
graduated Magna Cum Laude. Dr. Grumet also earned his medical degree from
USC where he was a Dean’s Scholar for the Junior/Senior curriculum.
For his orthopaedic residency, he trained at the University of California,
Irvine. He completed his fellowship training at the prestigious Rush University
Medical Center in Chicago under Drs. Bach, Cole, Romeo, Nicholson, Verma
While at Rush, Dr. Grumet participated as one of the team physicians for
the Chicago Bulls and the White Sox. He currently works with Chapman University,
Irvine High School, Crean Lutheran, USA Softball and the Women's Tennis
Association. He has had extensive experience in caring for athletes at
Dr. Grumet has received many awards and honors including Phi Beta Kappa
and Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Societies, the Orthopaedic Research and
Education Foundation Award, and the Senior Resident Research Awards. He
has contributed to the advancement of sports medicine through his research
and has published extensively on topics including rotator cuff pathology
and repair, shoulder instability, ACL reconstruction and revision, and
cartilage restoration. Dr. Grumet has also served as an instructor for
orthopaedic surgical residents.
Dr. Grumet is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons,
American Orthopaedic Association, California Orthopaedic Association and
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He has also been honored
as an Emerging Leader by the American Orthopaedic Association.
In his free time, Dr. Grumet enjoys spending time with his family, golfing
and following both collegiate and professional athletics.