Western University
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Douglas Ross, MD MEd FRCSC

Year of graduation from residency: 1990
Fellowship: Hand surgery and Microsurgery (Toronto, Louisville)
Areas of clinical interest: Hand, reconstructive microsurgery, peripheral nerve surgery
Research interests: Clinical outcomes, surgical education
Academic rank: Professor


Dr. Ross' Pubmed publication list (page will display in a new window)

Office address:
The Roth McFarlane Hand & Upper Limb Centre
St. Joseph's Health Centre
268 Grosvenor Street, Suite D0-210
London, Ontario N6A 4L6

Phone: 519-646-6048
Fax: 519-646-6049

Administrative assistant: Susan Malecki

Short personal bio: Dr. Ross is a graduate of the University of British Columbia (BSc, MD). After an internship at Toronto East General Hospital, he completed his plastic surgery training at the University of Toronto.  This was followed by two years of fellowship training in Toronto (Hand and Microsurgery)  and Louisville, Kentucky (Hand Surgery). He has been a faculty member at the University of Western Ontario since 1992. 

He is Chair of the Division of Plastic Surgery at Western University and a staff member at the Hand and Upper Limb Centre at St. Joseph's Health Centre in London.  He is a member of Manus Canada, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the American Society for Peripheral Nerve, the American Association for Hand Surgery and the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery.  His clinical interests include upper extremity surgery, reconstructive microsurgery and peripheral nerve surgery.  

In addition, he has a strong interest in surgical education. He completed a Masters of Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto in 2004.   He has been a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Examination Board in Plastic Surgery since 2002 and will serve as the Chief Examiner from 2008 on.

Dr. Ross is the past A.D McLachlin Professor of Surgery in the University of Western Ontario.