Dr. Lyndon Gross MD

  • Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Fulton, MO

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About

Dr. Lyndon Gross, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Fulton, MO, with another office in Chesterfield, MO. He has 24 years of experience. His specialties include Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. Dr. Gross is affiliated with Callaway Community Hospital, SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center and St Louis University Hospital. He speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Lyndon Gross has the following 17 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 2 board certifications.

Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

An osteopath is a physician who is trained in the philosophy of osteopathic medicine. These doctors have a D.O. degree which stands for Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, as opposed to M.D. for Medical Doctor.

Osteopathic medicine differs from conventional medicine, which is sometimes referred to as allopathic medicine, in that they incorporate a type of manual therapy called Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) into their treatment in which they manipulate the spine in order to relieve pain when other methods have not been successful. This is reflective of the philosophical difference between the two types of physicians; osteopaths are trained to treat the body as a whole in the belief that the body is structured with the ability to heal itself while medical doctors treat specific illnesses or symptoms.

Overall, osteopaths and medical doctors in the US are both equally qualified to treat patients and they work in the same settings and provide the same treatments.

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Locations & Directions

Callaway Community Hospital

10 S Hospital Dr
Fulton, MO 65251

Orthopedic Center of St Louis

14825 N Outer 40 Rd
Chesterfield, MO 63017