Ann M. Grooms, MD

CHFM Faculty

Ann M. Grooms, MD Ann M. Grooms, MD
Assistant Professor
Student Health Care Center
P.O. Box 117500
Gainesville, FL 32611-7500
(352) 392-1161 Fax: (352) 392-9625

Professional Biography

Dr. Grooms is Board Certified in Pediatrics and a charter member of the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine (AMSSM). After completing her fellowship in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at the University of South Carolina, Dr. Grooms became an instructor at the University of Oklahoma’s Children’s Memorial Hospital. Following this, she practiced and consulted in Pediatrics and Hematology-Oncology in California and North Carolina and was a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Grooms joined the faculty at UF when she became a team physician for the UF Swim and Tennis teams. She now provides patient care at the UF Student Health Center, is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Health and Family Medicine, and is still one of the team physicians for the University of Florida Athletic Association.


Program/Degree Institution Field/Specialty
BS University of Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee
Human Ecology
MD University of Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee
Residency Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
Fellowship Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina

Certifications and Professional Organizations

  • Board Certified, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, American College of Sports Medicine
  • Charter Member, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • Member, Alachua County Medical Society
  • Member, Gainesville Women’s Forum
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

Honors and Awards

  • Faculty Superior Accomplishment Award, University of Florida, 2003
  • Centennial Leader Award, University of Tennessee, 1997
  • Employee of the Month, University of Florida, 1995

Clinical Interests

  • Sports Medicine
  • Eating Disorders