Konrad I. Gruson, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with expertise in shoulder surgery and a clinical focus on arthroscopic and open rotator cuff repair, arthroscopic instability repair, open coracoid transfer for recurrent shoulder instability, and conventional and reverse total shoulder arthroplasty. As an Associate Professor at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine, his research focuses on the outcomes of rotator cuff surgery, the complications of shoulder arthroscopy, and the outcomes of total shoulder replacement.
After graduating summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Gruson attended the New York University School of Medicine, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Following his residency training in orthopedic surgery at the New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, he completed a fellowship in shoulder surgery at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Dr. Gruson is actively engaged with resident and medical student education. Peer-reviewed journals have published his articles on shoulder surgery and, as a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the New York State Medical Society, and a Diplomate of the American Board of OrthopaedicSurgery, he has presented his research findings at local and national meetings. Dr. Gruson is fluent in German.