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Megan Grunander, MD, FACS

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Professional Center North
4650 Harrison Blvd Ogden, UT 84403


Board Certifications

Board Certified for General Surgery
Board Certified for Trauma |Surgical Critical Care

Procedures / Treatments

  • Arthroscopic Surgery Arthroscopic joint surgery is a surgical procedure Ogden Clinic orthopedic surgeons use to visualize, diagnose, and treat problems inside a joint. Arthroscopic procedures may be used to treat many conditions such as torn cartilage, ACL reconstruction, torn surface cartilage, and trimming damaged cartilage.
  • Breast Reconstruction A surgery performed by a plastic surgeon to restore a breast following a mastectomy.
  • Colonoscopy A test to examine the colon and large intestine to diagnose, biopsy and diagnose colorectal ulcers, tumors, polyps, bleeding, inflammation, etc.
  • EGD Test An esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) test is used to examine the lining of the esophagus, stomach, and the top part of the small intestine. EGD testing involves passing an endoscope through down a patient’s throat to examine the abnormality.
  • Laparoscopic Surgery Laparoscopic surgery, also known as minimally invasive surgery, is a specialized technique for performing surgery using a laparoscope (camera and instruments) through a few small incisions.
  • Laproscopic Hernia Repairs Also known as laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair, this method of hernia surgery fixes tears or openings in the abdominal wall by using small incisions and laparoscopes.


Harbor - UCLA
Residency, General Surgery – completed 2011

Fellowship – Trauma/Surgical Critical Care – completed 2009

Internship, General Surgery – completed 2006

University of Utah School of Medicine
M.D., 2005

Weber State University
B.S., 2001


Ogden Clinic - General and Trauma Surgeon
Ogden, UT – 2011 to Present


Dr. Megan Wolthuis Grunander grew up in Ogden and received her undergraduate education from Weber State University and University of Utah School of Medicine. She went on to complete an internship at UCSF School of Medicine and a residency at Harbor UCLA where she was Chief Resident.

Megan is double board-certified in surgery. Along with her general surgery certification, she is also a Cedars-Sinai fellowship-trained trauma surgeon, certified to administer critical care to patients in Ogden and the surrounding areas. From common surgical procedures to critical care incidents, Megan is trained to provide superior surgical care for Northern Utah patients.

In her free time, Dr. Grunander enjoys spending time with her husband and family. She also loves traveling, snow skiing and water skiing, wakeboarding, and running.

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Dr. Megan Grunander In the Media

Ep. 28: Why Dr. Grunander Chose Medicine | The Scope

Dr. Megan Grunander's fascination with medicine stems from following her dad, Dr. John Wolthius, around in the hospital. Years later, she even got to join him in the operating room.

Ep. 15: Carpool Spelling with Dr. Grunander | The Scope

Dr. Megan Grunander is a busy surgeon and mom. How does she juggle it all? By taking advantage of every moment. In this episode of The Scope, we see Dr. Grunander's take on Carpool Spelling!.

Part-time Surgeon, Full-time Mom | Dr. Megan Grunander

Dr. Megan Grunander has a lot on her plate: she's a general surgeon, an on-call trauma surgeon, a wife, and a mother to three young children. Delve into Dr. Grunander's greatest joys and struggles in this Health Inspired, Life Inspired segment.

Dr. Grunander Discusses Hereditary Cancer Screening on ABC4 Utah

Dr. Megan Grunander talks about how hereditary gene mutations may increase a person’s risk of developing breast cancer, prostate cancer, and pancreatic cancer. Dr. Grunander offers a simple blood test that can identify gene mutations early—before they become detrimental!

Dr. Megan Grunander: How Trauma Training and General Surgery Work Together

Dr. Megan Grunander brings a wealth of training to her practice: she is double board-certified in Critical Care and General Surgery. Dr. Grunander talks about how her experience gives patients a continuity of care. She also discusses other procedures such as screening colonoscopies, colon cancer surgery, and breast cancer surgeries.

What do you call a team of two veteran combat surgeons and one critical care surgeon?

Downloadable Files

Colonoscopy Prep
Colonoscopy Prep (Spanish)
Upper GI Endoscopy Prep
Upper GI Endoscopy Prep (Spanish)


Breast Cancer Prevention and Awareness with Dr. Megan Grunander - 8/27/2019

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