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Megan Grunander, MD,FACS


Dr. Megan Wolthuis Grunander grew up in Ogden and received her undergraduate education from Weber State University and the 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.


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

Dr. Megan Grunander In the Media

Megan Grunander, MD | General and Trauma Surgeon

Drs. Dunning, Grunander, and Jordan, General Surgeons - Champions

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

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 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?

Overcoming C. Diff via Fecal Transplant | Ogden Clinic Overcomers

Melinda Rasband had an extra turbulent year in 2020, beginning with a gastrointestinal condition called Clostridioides difficile (C. Diff), and an eventual diagnosis of thyroid cancer. The coordination of care between several Ogden Clinic specialists lead to Melissa's positive outcome.

Insurances Accepted: AARP, Aetna, Altius, Blue Cross Blue Shield, CCN, Cigna, Deseret Mutual (DMBA), Educators Mutual, First Health, GEHA, Humana, Mailhandlers, PEHP, SelectHealth Plans, United Health Care, University of Utah
  • College
  • B.S. Weber State University
  • Medical School
  • M.D. University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Internship
  • General Surgery UCSF
  • Residency
  • General Surgery Harbor - UCLA
  • Fellowship
  • Trauma/Surgical Critical Care Cedars-Sinai
  • Board Certification
  • General Surgery
  • Trauma |Surgical Critical Care
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