Sharona B Ross, MD
Biographical Sketch for Sharona B Ross, MD
Dr. Sharona Ross was born and raised in the State of Israel. After two years of military service in the Israel Defense Forces, she moved to the United States, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude from the American University in Washington, DC. She graduated Alpha Omega Alpha from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, DC.
Dr. Ross completed her residency in General Surgery with the Department of Surgery, University of South Florida College of Medicine and was also awarded the prestigious Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery, Hepatopancreaticobiliary (HPB), and Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) Fellowship at the University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital. She then completed a Gastroenterology Fellowship with the Division of Digestive Disorders & Nutrition, Department of Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine.
Prior to relocating to Florida Hospital Tampa, Dr. Ross was the Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery and the Director of Surgical Endoscopy in the Department of Surgery at the University of South Florida College of Medicine. She was the Founder & Director of USF’s Women in Surgery Initiative. She is the Program Director/Chair of the Annual International Women in Surgery Career Symposium, now entering its fourth year.
Dr. Ross was one of the first surgeons in the United States to undertake Laparo-Endoscopic Single Site (LESS) surgery, and continues to develop new techniques and instrumentation to improve its safety and application. As a thought leader in American medicine, she continues to advance Minimally Invasive Surgery.
Additional Details about Sharona B Ross, MD
- Surgery - (American Board of Surgery)
- Surgery General - (University of South Florida)
- Gender: Female