Douglas Ross

Dr. Douglas RossPosition: Professor and Research Director
Degree: MD MEd FRCSC
Fellowship: Hand Surgery and Microsurgery (Toronto, Louisville)
Areas of clinical interest: Hand, reconstructive microsurgery, peripheral nerve surgery
Research interests: Clinical outcomes, surgical education

Office: St. Joseph's Health Centre, Room D0-210
Phone: 519.646.6048
Fax: 519.646.6049
Administrative assistant: Justine Clarke

Dr. Ross is a graduate of the University of British Columbia (BSc, MD). After an internship at Toronto East General Hospital, he completed his plastic surgery training at the University of Toronto. This was followed by two years of fellowship training in Toronto (Hand and Microsurgery) and Louisville, Kentucky (Hand Surgery). He has been a faculty member at the University of Western Ontario since 1992.  

He is the past Chair of the Division of Plastic Surgery at Western University and a staff member at the Hand & Upper Limb Centre at St. Joseph's Health Care in London. He is a member of Manus Canada, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the American Society for Peripheral Nerve, the American Association for Hand Surgery and the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. His clinical interests include upper extremity surgery, reconstructive microsurgery and peripheral nerve surgery.   

In addition, he has a strong interest in surgical education. He completed a Masters of Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto in 2004. He has been a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Examination Board in Plastic Surgery from 2002-2013 and served as the Chief Examiner from 2008-2013.