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Michael J Ross, MD
    • Position
    • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medicine, Nephrology
    • Specialty
    • Nephrology
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliation
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital

Dr. Michael Ross, MD, received his Bachelor of Science degree from Tufts University in 1991 and his Medical degree from New York University in 1995.  After completing a residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University in 1998, Dr. Ross did his Nephrology fellowship training at Mount Sinai and subsequently joined the faculty in the Division of Nephrology in 2001.  Dr. Ross has been Director of the Nephrology Fellowship Program, one of the largest and most successful programs in the US, since 2004 and recently became Chief of Nephrology at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center in 2014.  Dr. Ross also has an NIH-funded laboratory where he leads studies into the mechanisms of HIV-associated kidney diseases and is actively engaged in clinical and translational research.  Dr. Ross holds leadership positions on national research and medical education committees and is currently Deputy Editor of Kidney International, one of the leading Nephrology research journals.


American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus

Research Topic

AIDS/HIV, Apoptosis/Cell Death, Autophagy, Cell Cycle, Cellular Differentiation, Cellular Immunity, Immunology, Kidney, Molecular Biology, Transgenic Mice, Viruses and Virology

Multi-Disciplinary Training Area

Biophysics and Systems Pharmacology [BSP]


MD, New York University

Residency, Internal Medicine
Duke University Hospital

Fellowship, Renal Disease
Mount Sinai Hospital