Dr. Grocott completed medical school at the University of Saskatchewan in 1990, and after finishing an anesthesia residency at the University of Manitoba in 1995, he went on to complete a cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellowship at Duke University where he later joined the faculty, advancing to tenured Professor in 2006.
In 2007, he moved to the University of Manitoba where he currently serves as Professor (with tenure) in the both the Departments of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine and Surgery. He has published more than 450 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, and book chapters on a range of topics related to perioperative outcomes after cardiac surgery.
In addition to having served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Anesthesia
, he is considered in the top 1% of all scientists worldwide according to the most recent Stanford University rankings.