Sharona Ross, MD, General Surgery, Tampa, FL, AdventHealth Orlando

SharonaBRossMD

General Surgery Tampa, FL

Hepatobiliary Surgery, Pancreas, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Professor of Surgery UCF HPB and Foregut Advanced Laparoscopic & Robotics Surgery

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Summary


  • Dr. Sharona Ross was born and raised in the State of Israel. After her 2 years of military service in the Israel Defense Forces, she moved to the U.S., where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Ladue from the American University in Washington, DC and later Alpha Omega Alpha from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, DC. Dr. Ross completed her General Surgery residency at the University of South Florida College of Medicine, Department of General Surgery and was later awarded the prestigious HPB/Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship at USF/Tampa General Hospital. She then completed an Endoscopic Gastroenterology Fellowship at the Division of Digestive Disorders & Nutrition, Department of Medicine University of South Florida.


    Dr. Ross is currently the Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Director of Surgical Endoscopy, Founder & Director of the FHT Women in Surgery Initiative at Florida Hospital Tampa and the Program Director/Chair of the 2010, 2011 and 2012 Annual International Women in Surgery Career Symposium.
    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, Dr. Ross continues to push the envelope in the advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery.

Education & Training

  • University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
    University of South Florida Morsani College of MedicineRESIDENCY
  • George Washington University School of Medicine
    George Washington University School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2007 - 2021
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Allscripts Enterprise EHR, Allscripts, 2012
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Press Mentions

  • Local Surgeon Inspiring Future Generation of Female Doctors
    Local Surgeon Inspiring Future Generation of Female DoctorsJanuary 27, 2020
  • Best Life: Women in Surgery - Fixing the Shortage
    Best Life: Women in Surgery - Fixing the ShortageJanuary 03, 2020
  • Just 9 Percent of Female Medical Students Want to Be Surgeons. What One Group Is Doing About It
    Just 9 Percent of Female Medical Students Want to Be Surgeons. What One Group Is Doing About ItFebruary 21, 2019
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Committees

  • Member, SAGES Program Committee 2011 - Present
  • Member, SAGES Technology Committee 2011 - Present
  • Member, SAGES Conflict of Interest Committee 2011 - Present
  • Chair, SLS Technology, Innovation, & Standardization Committee 2011 - Present
  • Member, SLS GERD Committee 2011 - Present
  • Member, SLS Women in Surgery Committee 2011 - Present
  • Member, Pancreas Club Program Committee 2010 - 2011

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Hebrew

Hospital Affiliations