John E. Gross MD

Pasadena, CA, US
John E. Gross MD

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

John E. Gross, M.D., FACS practices the full spectrum of plastic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Gross is dedicated to providing his patients with the highest quality care. He and his staff are committed to making you comfortable and helping you make a well-informed decision regarding your procedure.

Practice Specialization

Facial Procedures
Face lift
Brow Lift
Eyelid surgery
Rhinoplasty
Otoplasty
Fractional Laser Resurfacing
Botox and Fillers
Fat Injections

Breast Procedures
Breast Augmentation
Breast Augmentation with Cohesive-form stable Allergan 410 breast implants
Breast Lift
Breast Reduction
Gynecomastia

Body Contouring
Abdominoplasty
Liposuction
Body Lift
Thigh Lift
Brachioplasty

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Background & Certification

Board Certification

The American Board of Surgery, 1990
The American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1994

Professional Background

University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, Missouri
B.S., Chemical Engineering, 1980

Medical School University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, Missouri
M.D., 1984

Internship Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
General Surgery
1984–1985

Residency University of Miami, Jackson Memorial
Hospital, Miami, Florida
General Surgery
1985–1989

University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
1989–1991

Fellowship University of Miami
Miami, Florida
Craniofacial Surgery (S.A. Wolfe, M.D.)
July 1, 1992–January 1, 1993

Teaching Appointments

Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Southern California
May, 1992 to 2007

Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Southern California
September 2007 to present

Specific Teaching Responsibilities:

Instructor and lecturer to undergraduate medical students, Division of Plastic Surgery 1991-2007
Core curriculum lectures, USC General Surgery Residents.1991-2007
Instructor and lecturer to plastic surgery residents and fellows, Division of Plastic Surgery.
Instructor and lecturer, USC Plastic Surgery Teaching Conference.
Instructor and lecturer, USC Plastic Surgery Aesthetic Surgery Teaching Conference

Specific Administrative Responsibilities:

Chief, Plastic Surgical Service, LAC+USC Medical Center, January, 1994-June, 2006
Admissions Committee, USC/Keck School of Medicine, 1996-97, 1997-98
Baccalaureate/M.D. Program Mentor, USC/Keck School of Medicine
Primary Care Physician Assistant Program Preceptor, USC/Keck School of Medicine; 2000-2007
Resident selection for General Surgery and Plastic Surgery, USC/Keck School of Medicine; 2000-2007
Student Surgical Interest Group Mentoring Program, USC/Keck School of Medicine

Awards & Honors

Teacher of the Year, Guiding Hand Award,
University of Southern California, 1996, 2003, 2006
Elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America, 2001-2002, 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008

Affiliations & Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Active Staff, Verdugo Hills Hospital, Glendale, California
August, 1993–present

Chief, Plastic Surgical Service, LAC+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
January, 1994–June 2006

Active Staff, LAC+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
July, 1991–present

Full-Time Attending Staff, USC University Hospital, Los Angeles, California
July, 1991–April 1, 2007

Active Staff, Kenneth Norris Jr. Cancer Hospital, Los Angeles, California
July, 1991–April 1, 2007

Active Staff, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
July, 1991–present

Active Staff, Orthopedic Hospital, Los Angeles, California
September, 1998–April 1, 2007

Society Memberships

Regional California Society of Plastic Surgeons
Member

Southern California Chapter, American College of Surgeons
Member

National American Association of Plastic Surgeons
Member

American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
Member

American College of Surgeons
Fellow

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Active Member
Board of Directors
Acting Parliamentarian 2009-2010
Practice Relations Committee 2009-2010
Cosmetic Medicine Commission-Injectable Safety
Committee and Medical Spa Subcommittee

American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
Active Member

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Active Member

The Royal and Ancient Society of American Plastic Surgeons
Active Member

John E. Gross MD

425 S. Fair Oaks Avenue,
Suite B, Pasadena, CA, 91105,
US

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