Douglas Ross, MD

Douglas Ross, MD

Otolaryngology (ENT) Bridgeport, CT

V.P. Surgical and Critical Care Service Line, St. Vincent's Health Service

Office Address

Office Map
  • 2800 Main St
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
    Phone: (203) 576-5435
    Fax: (203) 581-6512


  • I am an Otolaryngologist and I am Chairperson of the Department of Surgery and Clinical Vice President of Surgery and Critical Care Services at St. Vincent’s. I am the senior leader sponsor for medical informatics. Previously, I have held numerous positions at Yale New Haven Medical Center. Most recently, I served as Vice Chief and Program Director in Otolaryngology at Yale-New Haven Medical Center, and as Professor in the Otolaryngology Section in the Department of Surgery at Yale University School of Medicine.

Dr. Ross's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Otolaryngology (ENT): Head & Neck Microvascular Surgery, Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery, Rhinology & Paranasal Sinus Disease
  • Clinical Interests: Head and Neck Neoplasms; Medical Informatics; Critical Care; Task Performance and Analysis; Information Systems; Operating Rooms

Dr. Ross's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Senior IT SponsorSt. Vincent Health Services
    Bridgeport, CT
    Chair (2008-present); Vice President (2008-present)
  • ProfessorSchool of Medicine at Quinnipiac University
    North Haven, CT
    Chair (2012-present)
  • Program DirectorYale-New Haven Medical Center
    New Haven, CT
  • ChiefVeterans Administration Medical Center
    West Haven, CT
  • ChiefYale Health Plan
    New Haven, CT
  • Acting ChiefVeterans Administration Medical Center
    West Los Angeles, CA
  • ProfessorYale University School of Medicine
    New Haven, CT
    Assistant Professor (1993-1998); Associate Professor (1998-2007); Professor (2007-2008); Vice-Chief (2007-2008)
  • Medical Student Education CoordinatorYale University
    New Haven, CT
  • Clinical Instructor Division of Head and Neck SurgeryUCLA School of Medicine
    Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Ross's Education & Medical Training

  • UCLA Medical CenterUCLA Medical CenterFellowship
  • UCLA Medical CenterUCLA Medical CenterChief Residency, Otolaryngology
  • UCLA Medical CenterUCLA Medical CenterResidency, Otolaryngology
  • UCLA Medical CenterUCLA Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery
  • UCLA Medical CenterUCLA Medical CenterInternship, General Surgery Preliminary Year
  • Columbia Univ Coll of Phys & SurgColumbia University College of Physicians and SurgeonsMedical School

Dr. Ross's Certifications & Licensure

  • CT State Medical LicenseCT State Medical License1993 - 2015
  • American Board of OtolaryngologyAmerican Board of OtolaryngologyOtolaryngology, 1993

Dr. Ross's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • New England Otolaryngology SocietySecond PrizeNew England Otolaryngology Society, 2007
  • American Academy of OtolaryngologyCertificate of HonorAmerican Academy of Otolaryngology, 2001
  • New England Otolaryngology SocietyThird PrizeNew England Otolaryngology Society, 1994
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Dr. Ross's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Management of Acute Laryngeal Obstruction.Ross DA, Sasaki CT, Lancet, 344: 1743-1748
  • Pathology of Tumors of the Cranial Base.Ross DA, Sasaki CT, Clinics of North America 22(3):407-416
  • Reconstruction of the Head and Neck.Ariyan S, Ross DA, Sasaki CT, Surg Onc Clin N Amer.6(1):1-42
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Head and Neck Cancer.Chapter: Cancer of the Ear and Temporal Bone
    Ross DA, Sasaki CT
    Editors: Myers E & Suen.Saunders, Philadelphia
    Edition 3,
  • Head and Neck Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach.Chapter: Surgical Management of Carcinoma of the Nasal Vestibule, Nasal Cavity and Para-Nasal Sinuses
    Briskin KB, Ross DA, Sasaki CT
    Editors: Harrison LB, Sessions RB, Hong WK.Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia
  • Management of Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders in Primary Care Practice.Chapter: Tumors of the Nose, Sinuses, and Nasopharynx
    Ross DA, Joe J
    Editors: Sasaki CT, et al.Humana Press Inc, Tatowa NJ
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  • Gene expression and nitric oxide in chronic sinusitis.Stangenberg S, Douglas JS, Ross DA, and Maune S, Inflammation 2001 Edinborough England
  • Central Vocal Cord Paralysis and Paresis Presenting as Laryngeal Stridor in Children.Ross DA, Ward PH, American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society, Western Section, Laguna Niguel, CA
  • A Study of the Heterogeneity of Mucoepidermoid Tumor and the Implication for Future Therapies.Ross DA, Huaman JA, Barsky SH, American Society for Head and Neck Surgery, 33rd Annual Meeting, Waikoloa, HI
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  • Treatment of Epistaxis in HHT Update.Multiple Location, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2010
  • Update of Head and Neck Reconstruction.Medical College Of Wisconsin. Milwaukee, WI
  • HHT new treatments.University of Bari, Italy
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Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Connecticare FlexPOS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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