procedures-mainimageDr. Gross is well known regionally as an expert in the care of patients with clinical problems related to orthopedic sports medicine. He specializes in shoulders, knees and elbows and regularly performs standard arthroscopic surgery as well as some of the most technically challenging arthroscopic and open procedures. He receives referrals on a regular basis from other orthopedic surgeons due to his reputation, excellent outcomes and knowledge of the most complex procedures.

Dr. Gross performs surgery on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The majority of his procedures are performed on an outpatient basis at an outpatient surgery center.

Elise Schmittling, RMA, is Dr. Gross' surgery coordinator and she can be reached at 314-336-2566 or Please feel free to contact her if you have a question regarding surgery.

Listed below are surgical procedures regularly performed by Dr. Lyndon Gross:



  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
  • Arthroscopic shoulder stabilization and labral repairs
  • Repair of fractures of the shoulder, clavicle and scapula
  • Procedures for conditions of the acromioclavicular joint
  • Shoulder tendon repairs, including pectoralis major and biceps tendons
  • Subacromial decompression for impingement


  • Ulnar collateral ligament repair, a.k.a. Tommy John surgery
  • Elbow tendon repairs, including distal biceps tendon, common extensor tendon
  • (Tennis elbow), common flexor/pronator (Golfers elbow)
  • Repair of fractures of the elbow
  • Arthroscopic elbow surgery
  • Growth plate injuries

Knee/Lower Extremity

  • Arthroscopic ACL/PCL reconstructions
  • Collateral ligament reconstructions (MCL/LCL)
  • Arthroscopic Meniscal tear repair or meniscectomy
  • Articular cartilage restoration procedures, including mosaicplasty and Articular Cartilage Implantation
  • Unicompartmental Knee, and Patellofemoral Knee Replacements
  • Repair of fractures of the knee
  • Realignment procedures of the knee
  • Knee and lower extremity tendon repair, including quadriceps, patellar, hamstring and achilles tendons
  • Lower leg compartment release

Hospital and Surgery Center Affiliations

  • Missouri Baptist Medical Center
  • Timberlake Surgery Center
  • Orthopedic Surgery Center of Creve Coeur