Dr. John A. Grossman | Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Dr. John A. Grossman

For more than three decades, Dr. John A. Grossman has made a profound impact on the lives of his patients, helping them achieve aesthetically exquisite plastic surgery results which regularly exceed their expectations. This track record of success, along with his warm bedside manner, has earned him a reputation as one of the finest plastic surgeons in the world. High-profile patients from every corner of the globe, including celebrities, foreign heads-of-state, and royalty from the Middle East, regularly travel to Denver to have Dr. Grossman perform their plastic surgery procedure.

Education and Experience

Dr. Grossman graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in 1963 from Princeton University. He attended the prestigious Cornell University Medical College in New York City and completed his surgical residency at Harvard Medical School in Boston.

After completing his plastic surgery residency at the University of Colorado in 1975, he opened his private practice in Denver, Colorado. In 1984, Dr. Grossman added a surgical center in Beverly Hills, California.

From 1975-1999, Dr. Grossman served as chairman of the Division of Plastic Surgery at Rose Medical Center. He has since assumed the role of chairman emeritus. Dr. Grossman has been a clinical instructor for the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center since 1975 and he is the director of “The Rose Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship.”

Dr. John A. Grossman | Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Professional Affiliations

Dr. Grossman is double board certified by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He is a member of the following organizations:
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
  • American Medical Association
  • Lipoplasty Society of North America
  • Colorado Medical Society
  • Colorado State Society of Plastic Surgeons

Professional Accolades

Over the years, Dr. Grossman’s reputation as one of the country’s premier aesthetic plastic surgeons has earned him a great deal of national attention. He has been a guest speaker on:
  • The View
  • Inside Edition
  • The Today Show
  • CNN
  • Donohue
  • Colorado and Company
  • Fox News
  • Bloomberg TV
  • NBC Affiliates in Both Denver & Los Angeles
  • Entertainment Tonight
Dr. John A. Grossman | Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Grossman lectures extensively and has authored many articles for both professional and lay publications. He has been recognized in Town and Country magazine’s Directory of Top Cosmetic Surgeons in the U.S., and he has been listed in the Denver Business Journal’s Who’s Who in Healthcare. Denver’s 5280 magazines have repeatedly included Dr. Grossman among their list of Denver’s best plastic surgeons.

On a personal note, Dr. Grossman has numerous outside interests. Family is very important to him. His wife, Pamela, their 4 daughters, and eight (as of this moment) grandchildren, and their three giant standard poodles Red, Montana, and Lucy – always come first. Besides family and close friends, his interests include golf, working out, traveling, reading and writing, films and film making, collecting fine art, and occasionally painting.

Please contact Dr. Grossman today by completing our online form or calling 303-320-5566 to schedule your initial consultation. Grossman | Capraro Plastic Surgery serves patients in the Denver and Greenwood Village, Colorado area.

Dr. John A. Grossman | Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Grossman's Curriculum Vitae

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Undergraduate Education:

Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
Degree: Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Honors: Summa cum Laude
Phi Beta Kappa
Society of the Sigma Xi (international science honor society)

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Medical Education:

Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York
Degree: Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)

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Post-Graduate Training:

Internship: University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio 7/1/67-6/30/68
Surgery: Harvard (Vth) Surgical Unit-Boston City Hospital, Boston, Mass.
William V. McDermott., M.D., Chairman
7/1/68-6/30/73; Chief Surgical Resident: 1972-1973
Plastic Surgery: University of Colorado Medical Center, Denver, CO.,
Robert J. Hoehn, M.D., Chairman, 7/1/73-6/30/75; Chief Resident 1974-1975

Academic Appointments:
Fellow in Surgery, Harvard Medical School: 1971-1973
Terminable Lecturer in Surgery, University of Aberdeen: (Scotland) and
The Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen Scotland: 1970-1971
Clinical Instructor of Surgery (Plastic), University of Colorado Health Sciences Center,
Denver, Co: 1975-Present
Clinical Instructor, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, November 2000- Present
Attending Surgeon (Plastic Surgery), Veterans Administration Hospital, Denver, Co.: 1975-1980
Chairman, Division of Plastic Surgery, Rose Medical Center, Denver, Co.: 1976-1986: 1989-1999
Practice Information:
Private practice: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: 1975-Present
President and sole shareholder: John A. Grossman, M.D. P.C.,
d.b.a. The Clinic For Plastic Surgery, 4600 Hale Parkway, Suite 100, Denver, Co. 80220
d.b.a. John A. Grossman, M.D. P.C., 435 No. Bedford Drive, #300, Beverly Hills, Calif. 90210

Chairman, Division of Plastic Surgery, Rose Medical Center, Denver, Co.: 1976-1986, 1989-1999
Chairman & Director, Rose Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship, Rose Medical Center, Denver, CO: 1999- Present
Vice-Chairman, Dept. of Surgery, Rose Medical Center, Denver, Co.: 1979-1982
Chairman, Surgical Audit Committee, Rose Medical Center, Denver, Co.: 1979-1981, 1983-1985
Vice President, Adams County-Aurora Medical Society: 1977-1978
Chairman & Director, Rose Emergency Symposium: 1982-1985

Chairman, Ad hoc Peer Review Committee, Rose Medical Center, Denver, Co.: 1987
Chairman, Nominating Committee, The Rose Foundation, Denver, Co.: 1987-1998
Chairman, The Rose Foundation: 1988-1998

Hospital Affiliations:
Active Staff:
Rose Medical Center, Denver, Co.
Century City Hospital, Los Angeles, Ca.
Cedars-Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles, Ca.
Courtesy Staff:
Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center, Denver, Co.
Children’s Hospital, Denver, Co.
Swedish Medical Center, Englewood, Co.
Porter Hospital, Englewood, Co.
St. Anthony Hospital Systems, Denver, Co.
The Medical Center of Aurora, Aurora, Co.
Professional Societies
American Medical Association
American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
Lipoplasty Society of North America
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
Colorado Medical Society
Adams County-Aurora Medical Society
Denver Medical Society
Denver Academy of Surgery
Colorado State Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
Rocky Mountain Hand Surgery
American Burn Association
Pan Pacific Surgical Association
Harvard Medical Alumni Association
Board of Directors, The Rose Foundation, Denver Co.
Chairman (May 1989), Board of Directors, The Rose Foundation, Denver, Co.
Board of Directors, Rose Health Care Systems, Denver, Co.
Facial Aesthetics, Inc., Denver, CO
Ocean Journey, Denver, CO
Professional Publications:

“Minor Injuries and Disorders”, John A. Grossman, M.D., J.B. Lippencott Co.,
Publishers, Philadelphia, Pa., 1984
“The Use of Ultrasound in the Location of Incompetent Venous Perforators,” Miller,
S.S., Grossman, J. A. and Foote, A.V., Brit. J. Surg., 1971
“Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria Associated with Portal and Venous Thrombosis”, Grossman, J.A. and
McDermott, W.V. Jr., Am. J. Surg., 127:733, June 1974
“Torsion and Infarction of Cystic Ovaries in Children”, Grossman, J.A., Filtzer, H.S.,
and Aliapoulios, M.A., J. Dis. Child., 128:713, Nov. 1974
“Kaposi’s Varicelliform Eruption Complicating Local Facial Trauma”, Grossman, J.A.,
Berger, R., and Hoehn, R.J., PRS 55(5):625, 1975
“Tumors of the Salivary Gland”, Grossman, J.A., in “Prognosis of surgical Disease”,
Ben Eiseman, M.D., Editor, W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, Pa. 1980
“Addominoplasty: Indications & Techniques”, Grossman, J.A., AORN Journal, 44(4),
October 1988
“Unexpected Complications Using Fibrin Sealant In Aesthetic Facial Surgery”, Grossman, JA, Capraro, PA, and Burneikis, V. Aesthetic Surgery Journal, In Press

Frequently recognized as one of the leading plastic surgeons in the country and the world, our founder Dr. Grossman has served patients for over 40 years.