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Ted Groshong, MD

Professor Emeritus
Associate Dean for Alumni Affairs
Adolescent medicine, Child Abuse, Dialysis, General Pediatrics, Hypertension (High Blood Pressure), Kidney (Renal) Disease, Kidney (Renal) Transplant, Lupus, Pediatric Critical Care, Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatric Renal (Kidney) Disease, Pediatric Rheumatology, Pediatric Transport, Vascular Care, Medical Ethics
Board Certification
Pediatrics; Pediatric Nephrology
Medical School
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston; University of Missouri Health Care, Columbia
Additional Training
Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Fellowship, University of Missouri Health Care, Columbia


Phone: 573-882-6161

Ted Groshong, MD ’67, is director of pediatric nephrology and associate dean for alumni affairs at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. At the end of 2008, he retired as chair of the Department of Child Health, Children’s Miracle Network Professor in Pediatrics and medical director of Children’s Hospital at MU. He remains an active clinician and educator.

After receiving undergraduate and medical degrees from MU, Dr. Groshong completed residency and fellowship training at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and University of Wisconsin in Madison. He returned to MU in 1975 and has since held a variety of appointments at MU’s medical school, including associate dean for medical education and associate dean for student affairs.

Dr. Groshong has received numerous awards from students. He also has received the Mizzou Alumni Association Faculty Award, the MU School of Medicine Alumni Organization Distinguished Service Award, and the Boone County Medical Society’s Doctor of the Year Award. Dr. Groshong also has served as a leader for the Missouri State Medical Association and the Missouri chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. In 2008, MU’s medical school and its alumni recognized Dr. Groshong’s service by establishing a scholarship in his name for medical students interested in pediatrics.

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