Donald A Ross, M.D.

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Dr. Ross joined OHSU from his private practice, Medford Neurological & Spine Clinic in Medford, Oregon in January 2011. He has previously served as a professor of Surgery, Neurosurgery, and Otolaryngology at the University of Michigan Medical Center.

Dr. Ross specializes in all aspects of general neurosurgery including:

                   Minimally invasive spine surgery

                   Neuro-oncology and brain tumors


Dr. Ross is a neurosurgeon at OHSU and the Portland VA Medical Center, his valuable experience in both private practice and in a teaching hospital environment provides a unique perspective to both patients and students. Dr. Ross will work with other specialists collaborating on patient evaluations and treatment options to ensure quality care.


Visit the Department of Neurological Surgery's website for information about academics, conferences, residency and fellowships.

Selected Publications

"Complications of minimally invasive, tubular access surgery for cervical, thoracic, and lumbar surgery," Minimally Invasive Surgery (Vol: 2014, ) - 2014

"Shaving," Journal of Neurosurgery (Vol: 119, Issue: 5, Page 1350-1351) - 2013

"The human foramen magnum - Normal anatomy of the cisterna magna in adults," Neuroradiology (Vol: 55, Issue: 11, Page 1333-1339) - 2013

"Fatal hemorrhagic infarction of posterior fossa meningioma during cardiopulmonary bypass," Annals of Thoracic Surgery (Vol: 93, Issue: 2, Page 653-656) - 2012

"Steroid psychosis: A review for neurosurgeons," Journal of Neuro-Oncology (Vol: 109, Issue: 3, Page 439-447) - 2012


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