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Crosby, Lynn Alvin, MD

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Director of Shoulder Surgery
Shoulder Surgery
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Faculty Title

  • Professor

Medical Degree

  • Ohio State University School of Medicine - 1983


  • University of North Dakota - 1984


  • Creighton University - General Surgery - 1985
  • Creighton-Nebraska Health Foundation - Orthopaedic Surgery - 1988
  • Creighton-Nebraska Health Foundation - Chief Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery - 1989


  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association Traveling Fellowship, USA, 1990-1991
  • Clinical Orthopaedic Society Traveling Fellowship, Great Britain, 1995-1996


  • rotator cuff disease,
  • arthritis of the shoulder


  • English

Philosophy of Care

  • GRHealth is a world-class health care network offering the most comprehensive care in the region, where your health is our priority. As leaders in patient- and family-centered care, our physicians partner with our patients, their families, and other specialty physicians to provide an unmatched level of care. As the only academic medical center in the area, our patients receive the compassionate care they deserve along with leading-edge research and technologies not found anywhere else in the region.

Board Info

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Certified - 1991
  • American Board of Surgeons - Certified - 1993

Dr. Crosby is the only Orthopaedic Surgeon that is a member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons with 5O miles. The society is by invitation only and has 347 members. They are an educational body responsible for development of scientific programs, for organization and current knowledge for standardization of nomenclature and for publication of scientific materials