Dr. Russell Grimes completed his undergraduate studies in Exercise Science and Biology at Missouri Western State College in Saint Joseph, Missouri. Attending Des Moines University Osteopathic Medical Center-College of Podiatric Medicine in Des Moines, Iowa, he received his Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine in 2003. Dr. Grimes completed a three year surgical residency at the Medical Center of Independence in Independence, Missouri focusing on reconstructive foot and ankle surgery.
Sub-specialties include pediatric and adult flatfoot reconstruction and the repair of traumatic injuries to the foot and ankle. Dr. Grimes is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, the American Podiatric Medical association, and the Missouri Podiatric Medical Association. He is licensed to practice in Missouri and Kansas and joined the Saint Joseph Foot Clinic in 2006.