Daniel David Gruber, M.D., M.S.

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  • Director, Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics


Gynecologic Cancers, Gynecological Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Urinary Incontinence, Urogynecology, Uterine Cancer, Uterine Prolapse ...read more

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Sibley Memorial Hospital

Appointment Phone: 202-243-5295
5255 Loughboro Rd NW
Building D
Washington, DC 20016
Fax: 202-537-4662
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Dr. Gruber sees patients Monday thru Friday in Building D, Level 4.

Dr. Daniel Gruber earned a Bachelor of Science at the University of California, Irvine, and was commissioned into the Air Force. After serving as an officer in an aircraft maintenance squadron at Offutt AFB, NE and simultaneously earning a Masters of Science degree he completed his medical degree at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. He then finished OB/GYN residency at David Grant Medical Center at Travis AFB in Northern California.

Dr. Gruber then was a general OB/GYN in Birburg, Germany and at Joint Base Andrews, MD. His next accomplishment was completing a fellowship in Female Pelvic Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery (Urogynecology) at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. He stayed there for the next 9 years serving in multiple roles, including Division Director for Urogynecology, Assistant Department Chief for OB/GYN, Fellowship Director, creating numerous surgical videos and publications. All while having the highest clinic and surgical volume in the Urogynecology Division. After serving 22 years active duty, he retired as a Colonel.

Dr. Gruber is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and serves in several roles for the American Urogynecologic Society and Society of Gynecologic Surgeons. He is also an Associate Professor at the Uniformed Services University and an Assistant Professor for Johns Hopkins Medicine. Dr. Gruber is currently Medical Director of Urogynecology at Sibley Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Gruber is highly skilled in all office-based procedures and all minimally invasive surgical techniques. 

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  • Director, Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

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  • MD; Creighton University School of Medicine (2002)


  • Obstetrics & Gynecology; David Grant Medical Center (2006)


  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery; Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (2011)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Female Pelvic Med & Reconstructive Surgery) (2013)
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Obstetrics And Gynecology) (2007)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Strauchon CJ, Dengler KL, Gruber DD, Katebi Kashi P, Aungst M, Trikhacheva A, Bicher A, Von Pechmann W. Urinary Symptoms in Women Receiving Carboplatin/Paclitaxel for Treatment of Gynecologic Cancers [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jul 12]. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2020; PMID: 32655011

Dengler K, Simpson K, Strauchon C, Shaddeau A, Gruber D, A Randomized Controlled Trial of Liposomal Bupivacaine for Pain Following Obstetrical Laceration; Accepted; American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology Maternal Fetal Medicine (AJOG MFM); April 2020  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajogmf.2020.100115

Jones CL, Gruber DD, Fischer JR, Leonard K, Hernandez SL. Liposomal Bupivacaine Efficacy for Post-Operative Pain Following Posterior Vaginal Surgery: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Sep 28. PubMed PMID: 30273586

H. M. Barbier, M. Z. Smith, C. U. Eto, J. A. Welgoss, D. D. Gruber, Ureteral Compromise in Laparoscopic Versus Vaginal Uterosacral Ligament Suspensions: A Retrospective Cohort, Presentation Number: NDP 0288, Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2015.  Nov-Dec;21(6):363-8.. PubMed PMID: 26506167

Gruber DD, Massengill J, Lamb S, Barbier H, Rosemeyer C, Lockrow E, Buller J,  Gruber DD, Massengill JC, Lamb SV, et al. Magnification effects on distance estimation during robotic suturing. J Robotic Surg 2014 Sep;8:233–238, DOI 10.1007/s11701-014-0456-1, PMID: 27637683

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