Patrick Ross Jr., MD, PhD, is the chief of Thoracic Surgery and a professor of clinical surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Dr. Ross earned his medical and doctorate degrees from St. Louis University in Missouri. He completed his residencies in general surgery at Yale University and cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Ross’s specialty interests are in thoracic surgical oncology, minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, photodynamic therapy, lung volume reduction and lung transplantation. His research focuses on new modality in lung cancer research. Dr. Ross was named one of “America’s Best Doctors” in 2009.