Department of Internal Medicine
Pulmonary, Critical Care and
Occupational Medicine Faculty
Thomas J. Gross, M.D.
Dr Gross’s clinical and research interests focus on the diagnosis, staging, and multidisciplinary approach to treating lung cancer, the evaluation of the patient with dyspnea, and the management of a variety of chronic lung diseases. He is the Medical Director of Pulmonary Outpatient Services and is the faculty who directs the Pulmonary Fellows Teaching Clinic. He is an active participant in the curricular development for and teaching of Pulmonary Fellows and Internal Medicine Residents.
Honors, Awards, and Organizations
- Alpha Omega Alpha
- Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine and Board of Pulmonary Medicine
- American Thoracic Society
- “Teacher of the Year,” Pulmonary Divisional Award: 2000, 2003, 2009
- “Outstanding Physician 2009,” Department Internal Medicine
- Gross, T.J. and P.J. Christensen. Critical Care Pearl: Sepsis and Stroke after Lung Transplantation, Chest 2000; 118:849-851.
- Gross, T.J., and Hunninghake, G.W. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Requested Review, N. Engl. J. Med., 345(7):517-525, 2001.
- Croft DR. Trapp J. Kernstine K. Kirchner P. Mullan B. Galvin J. Peterson MW. Gross T. McLennan G. Kern JA. FDG-PET imaging and the diagnosis of non-small cell lung cancer in a region of high histoplasmosis prevalence. Lung Cancer. 36(3):297-301, 2002.
- Monick, M.M., Powers, L.S., Gross, T.J., Flaherty, D.M., Barrett, C.W. Hunninghake, G.W. Active ERK Contributes to Protein Translation by Preventing JNK-dependent Inhibition of Protein Phosphatase 1. J. Immunol., August 1, 2006; 177(3): 1636 - 1645.