Oct. 15, 2018
Jeffrey A. Ross, D.P.M., M.D., associate professor of surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, was elected as president of the Texas Podiatric Medical Association at the 101st Texas Podiatric Medical Association annual meeting in Galveston, Texas.
Since 1985, Dr. Ross has served as the podiatric attending chief for Ben Taub Hospital and the Quentin Mease Diabetic Foot Clinic. He has also served as the associate chief for the foot service at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center (1995) and a clinical associate professor in the Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine since 2006. He is a podiatric attending surgeon to the Save the Extremity Program (STEP) at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center.
With over three decades of experience in his field, he has participated in over 150 lectures and/or presentations, and published 132 publications in various industry journals. He presents nationally and internationally on subjects ranging from sports medicine and biomechanics to wound healing and limb preservation. Dr. Ross served as past president of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine and served here in Texas as the co-chair of the Governor’s Advisory Council on Physical Fitness and past member of the Texas Diabetes Council. He served for 12 years as a member of the Texas Department of State Health Services Council.