Merrick I. RossMD
Merrick I. Ross, MD, is Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Melanoma Section in the Department of Surgical Oncology at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. He received his medical degree from the University of Illinois School of Medicine in Chicago, completed a residency in general surgery at the University of Illinois Affiliated Hospitals in Chicago, and was administrative chief resident at the University of Illinois Department of Surgery.
Additionally, Dr. Ross served a research fellowship at Scripps Clinic and Research Institute in La Jolla, CA, and completed both an administrative and a surgical oncology fellowship at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Ross is well-published in medical literature and lectures extensively both domestically and abroad. He has also been the recipient of various awards, including the Charles M. McBride Distinguished Professorship in Surgical Oncology.