Michael L Gross, MD  
Male, 64
Hackensack,Westwood, NJ

Specialties: orthopedic surgery, sports medicine

Interests: Orthopedics, Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy
Active Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Hackensack, NJ
Medical Practice
Active Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
For over two decades, Active Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, P.A. has provided a full complement of orthopaedic services for injuries suffered on the playing field, in the home on the job or at school. We also are specialists in sports medicine, which concentrates on returning an injured athlete to peak performance at the earliest possible time. These principles can be applied to the treatment of injuries sustained away from the playing field for efficient safe return to full activity.
Phone: 201-343-2277
Open for new patients
Active Center for Health and Wellness
We have assembled an elite team of experts - Medical Doctors, Registered Dietitians, Personal Trainers, Skin Care Experts, Acupuncturists, Massage Therapists and Wellness Coaches who are committed to your excellence. We look forward to partnering with you for increased wellness, vitality and longevity. The Active Center for Health & Wellness provides an optimal environment where you can define your needs and achieve your goals. Together, we will develop a customized health and wellness program. Your plan combines the best and latest advances in traditional western medicine with complementary health modalities to best fulfill your needs and surpass your goals. Traditional medicine defines health as the absence of disease; but clearly wellness is something more than that. Simply put, wellness prevents disease. Wellness is about making positive changes in diet, exercise and activity levels; it is about relaxation and stress relief; it is about feeling good about yourself inside and out.
Phone: 201-487-4600
Open for new patients
BS, Biomedical Communications, Cornell UniversityUndergraduate, - 1979
MD, New York UniversityPost Graduate, - 1983
Medical Training
General Surgery/Albert Einstein Montefiore Medical Center - Internship - 1983 - 1984
Orthopedic Surgery/Albert Einstein Montefiore Medical Center - Residency - 1984 - 1988
Sports Medicine/UCLA - Fellowship - 1988 - 1989
American Academy for Anti Aging Medicine - Fellowship - 2010 - 2011
Board Certification
American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons
American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons – Subspecialty certified in Sports Medicine
Chief of Sports Medicine, Hackensack University Medicine Center
Director, Sports Medicine, Stevens Institute of Technology
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
Member, American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
Michael Lee Gross MD
Dr. Gross has published numerous articles relating to knee, hip, shoulder, spine and ankle injuries. He has served as a team physician for local high schools and colleges and was on the medical staff for the United States World Cup Soccer Team. He is currently the team orthopedic surgeon for the Stevens Institute of Technology. Dr. Gross currently maintains privileges at Hackensack University Medical Center, where he is the Chief of the Division of Sports Medicine and the Orthopedic Director of The Sports Medicine Institute. He was recently appointed as an Assistant Clinical Professor at Touro University School of Medicine. Dr. Gross is a member of the following professional organizations: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, American College of Sports Medicine, New Jersey Orthopaedic Society, American Medical Association, and thr Bergen County Medical Society
Recent Blog Entries

Oct 09, 2011 - 7 Comments
Acupuncture and Sports Medicine More and more injured athletes are turning to alternative medicine to treat their aches, pains, ...

Apr 27, 2011 - 2 Comments
Osteoporosis is a major public health threat for an estimated 44 million Americans, or 55 percent of the people 50 years of age and...
Winter is still with us, just look out the window and there is certainly no doubt of that. While you may have already hit the sl...

Jan 31, 2011 - 11 Comments
The terms “sports medicine” and “sports medicine doctor” are commonly used by athletes, coaches, trainers, patients, and even other...

Aug 23, 2009 - 8 Comments
If the shoe fits… As the fall season approaches, runners are gearing up for the peak of the running season. Whether you’re a ha...
Ask the Sports Doctor… Dr. Michael Gross I have heard a lot about a new injection technique with platelets for all sorts of o...

May 15, 2009 - 6 Comments
Osteoporosis is a major public health threat for an estimated 44 million Americans, or 55 percent of the people 50 years of age and...

Feb 18, 2009 - 8 Comments
Participation in athletic activities of all kinds, at all ages, is at an all time high. Accordingly, sports injuries are also on t...