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David Grauer, md

David Grauer, M.D. is board certified as an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician.

About David Grauer

Dr. David Grauer has practiced medicine in Boulder County since 1991. He grew up in Wadsworth, Ohio and developed an interest in medicine while studying science in high school.

As a sports medicine physician and orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Grauer enjoys helping his patients, who are often athletes of all levels, return to their sports and activities as quickly and safely as possible.

His philosophy of care is to combine excellent training and extensive practice experience with a compassionate outlook. “I enjoy interacting with my patients and assisting them from injury to recovery,” says Dr. Grauer.  “I like to educate them about their diagnosis and engage in shared decision making about the most appropriate treatment plan for each individual.”

In his free time, Dr. Grauer loves spending time with his family and enjoys all the outdoor activities that the Rocky Mountains have to offer, including mountain bike racing and skiing.

Specialty Areas

Dr. Grauer is board certified in orthopedic surgery as well as orthopedic sports medicine. He offers the full range of orthopedic and sports medicine care, specializing in arthroscopic surgery for knees and shoulders.

Education and Certifications

  • Undergraduate — Miami University
    Bachelor of Arts - Zoology. magna cum laude
    Oxford, OH
    1978
  • Fellowship — Salt Lake Knee and Sports Medicine
    Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy
    Salt Lake City, UT
    1988-89

Professional Affiliations

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, UCLA. 1989-1991
  • Team Physician, UCLA Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. 1989-91
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Colorado. 1992-2000

Recent David Grauer Posts

David Grauer, M.D. | Sports Medicine and Orthopedics: Iliotibial (IT) Band Syndrome is a common injury with runners, cyclists, and other athletes.

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