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Dr. Sharona B. Ross

Sharona B. Ross, MD, FACS

Sharona B. Ross, MD, FACS

Advanced GI Surgery / Foregut (upper GI) and Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery

Dr. Ross is a board certified, advanced GI surgeon specializing in robotic and single incision laparoscopic operations for disorders of the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, pancreas, gallbladder and liver. As a thought leader in American medicine, Dr. Ross continues to push the envelope in the advancement of minimally invasive surgery.

Dr. Ross is currently the Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Surgical Endoscopy, Director of the Advanced GI and HPB Surgery Fellowship and the Founder and Director of the Florida Hospital Tampa Women in Surgery Career Symposium.

History

Dr. Sharona B. Ross was born and raised in the State of Israel. After two years of military service in the Israel Defense Forces, she moved to the United States, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude from the American University in Washington, DC. She graduated Alpha Omega Alpha from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, DC.

Dr. Ross completed her residency in General Surgery with the Department of Surgery, University of South Florida College of Medicine and was also awarded the prestigious Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery, Hepatopancreaticobiliary (HPB) and Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) Fellowship at the University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital. She then completed a Gastroenterology Fellowship with the Division of Digestive Disorders & Nutrition, Department of Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine.

Dr. Ross is currently the Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Director of Surgical Endoscopy, Director of Advanced GI & HPB Fellowship Program, Founder & Director of the Florida Hospital Tampa Women in Surgery Initiative and the Program Director/Chair of the 2010-2016 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, she continues to push the envelope in the advancement of minimally invasive surgery.

Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia (difficulty swallowing)
  • Bile duct obstruction
  • Cirrhosis
  • Esophageal masses and cancer
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD)
  • Hepatitis
  • Liver cancer
  • Liver damage
  • Pancreatic masses and cancer
  • Stomach tumors, masses and lesions
  • Stomach ulcer disease
Dr. Ross
Education

George Washington University – Medical School

Residency

University of South Florida – General Surgery

Fellowships

University of South Florida – Endoscopic Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

General Surgery

Awards

Gastroenterology

Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery Fellowship

Hepatopancreaticobiliary (HPB) Fellowship

Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) Fellowship

Office Info

Phone: (813) 615-7030

Fax: (813) 615-8350

Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm

Wednesday and Friday 8:00am-3:00pm

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