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Robert C. Grumet, M.D.

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About Dr. Robert C. Grumet

Dr. Robert Grumet is a board eligible Orthopaedic Surgeon with subspecialty training in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery. He specializes in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, knee and 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 and Bush-Joseph.

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 all levels.

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.

Insurances Accepted

Please verify with your health plan and/or physician’s office.

  • Aetna PPO
  • Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO
  • Blue Shield PPO
  • ChoiceCare/Humana
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry/First Health
  • Health Net PPO
  • Interplan PPO
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare PPO

For HMO plan participation please call the physician's office.

Education Medical Education - University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine (Medical Doctor)
Internship - UC Irvine Medical Center (General Surgery)
Residency - UC Irvine Medical Center (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Fellowship - Rush-Presbyterian St Luke's Medical Center (Sports Medicine)
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Conditions Treated
  • AC Joint Separation (Shoulder)
  • ACL Injury / Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury (Knee)
  • ACL Tear / Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • Ankle Sprain (Sports Medicine)
  • Anterior Knee Pain (Knee)
  • Baker's Cyst (Knee)
  • Bankart Lesion (Sports Medicine)
  • Bicep Tendon Rupture (Sports Medicine)
  • Bicep Tendon Rupture / Tear (Elbow)
  • Bicep Tendonitis (Shoulder)
  • Bone Cyst (Hip)
  • Broken Collarbone / Collarbone Injuries (Shoulder)
  • Bursitis of the Hip / Hip Bursitis / Trochanteric Bursitis (Hip)
  • Cartilage Injuries (Sports Medicine)
  • Chondromalacia (Knee)
  • Clavicle Fracture (Shoulder)
  • Degenerative Joint Disease of the Hip (Hip)
  • Degenerative Joint Disease of the Knee (Knee)
  • Dislocated Hip / Hip Dislocation (Hip)
  • Dislocated Knee / Knee Dislocation / Kneecap Dislocation (Knee)
  • Dislocated Patella / Sublaxation (Knee)
  • Dislocated Shoulder / Shoulder Dislocation (Shoulder)
  • Dislocated Shoulder / Shoulder Dislocation (Sports Medicine)
  • Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture / Triceps Rupture (Shoulder)
  • Femoral Acetabular Impingement (Hip)
  • Femur Fracture (Hip)
  • Fractured Hip (Hip)
  • Fractured Knee / Knee Fracture (Knee)
  • Fractures (Sports Medicine)
  • Frozen Shoulder Syndrome (FSS) / Adhesive Capsulitis (Shoulder)
  • Golfer's Elbow (Sports Medicine)
  • Groin Pain (Hip)
  • Groin Pain (Sports Medicine)
  • Hamstring Strain (Sports Medicine)
  • Hip Arthritis (Hip)
  • Hip Cyst (Hip)
  • Hip Dysplasia (Hip)
  • Hip Impingement (Hip)
  • Hip Pain (Hip)
  • Hip Sprain (Hip)
  • Humerus Fracture (Shoulder)
  • IT Band Syndrome / Iliotibial Band Syndrome (Hip)
  • IT Band Syndrome / Iliotibial Band Syndrome (Knee)
  • Joint Pain (Knee)
  • Joint Pain (Hip)
  • Knee Arthritis (Knee)
  • Knee Bursitis / Goosefoot (Knee)
  • Knee Cartilage Injuries (Knee)
  • Knee Cysts (Knee)
  • Knee Ligament Injuries (Knee)
  • Knee Pain (Knee)
  • Knee Tendonitis (Knee)
  • Labral Tear of the Hip or Shoulder (Sports Medicine)
  • Labral Tears of the Shoulder / Bankart Lesion (Shoulder)
  • Labrum Tear (Hip)
  • LCL Injury (Knee)
  • LCL Injury / Lateral Collateral Ligament (Sports Medicine)
  • Little League / Elbow or Shoulder (Sports Medicine)
  • MCL Injury / Medial Collateral Ligament (Sports Medicine)
  • MCL Injury / Medial Collateral Ligament Injury (Knee)
  • Meniscus Tear (Knee)
  • Meniscus Tear / Meniscal Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • Muscle Injury (Knee)
  • Osgood-Schlatter Disease (Knee)
  • Osteoarthritis of the HIp / Hip Osteoarthritis (Hip)
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee / Knee Osteoarthritis (Knee)
  • Osteochondral Defect (OCD) of Capitellum (Shoulder)
  • Osteonecrosis / Avascular Necrosis (Hip)
  • Osteonecrosis / Avascular Necrosis (Knee)
  • Osteoporosis (Shoulder)
  • Osteoporosis (Hip)
  • Patellar Tendinitis (Knee)
  • Patellar Tendonitis / Patella Tendonitis (Sports Medicine)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Knee)
  • PCL Injury / Posterior Cruciate Ligament (Sports Medicine)
  • PCL Injury / Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury (Knee)
  • Pediatric Orthopedics (Spine (Pediatric))
  • Pelvic Fracture (Hip)
  • Rotator Cuff Injury / Rotator Cuff Tear (Shoulder)
  • Runner's Knee (Knee)
  • Runner's Knee / Chondromalacia Patella (Sports Medicine)
  • Sciatica (Hip)
  • Separated Shoulder (Sports Medicine)
  • Separated Shoulder (Shoulder)
  • Shin Splints (Sports Medicine)
  • Shoulder Arthritis (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Bursitis (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Fractures (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Impingement (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Instability (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Instability (Sports Medicine)
  • Shoulder Osteoarthritis / Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Sports Injuries (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Tendonitis (Shoulder)
  • SI Joint Pain / Sacroiliac Joint Pain (Hip)
  • SLAP Lesion Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • SLAP Lesion Tear / Shoulder Lebrum Tear (Shoulder)
  • Snapping Hip (Hip)
  • Sports Concusion (Sports Medicine)
  • Sports Hernia (Hip)
  • Sprains and Strains (Sports Medicine)
  • Strained Hip (Hip)
  • Strained Knee (Knee)
  • Suprascapular Nerve Injury (Shoulder)
  • Suprascapular Neuropathy / Entrapment (Shoulder)
  • Synovitis (Sports Medicine)
  • Synovitis of the Hip (Hip)
  • Tennis Elbow (Sports Medicine)
  • Throwing Injuries (Shoulder)
  • UCL Tear / Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • Unstable Knee Cap (Knee)