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James Ross, MD

After graduating with Summa Cum Laude with Honors and Highest Distinction from the University of Minnesota, Dr. Ross obtained his medical degree from the prestigious Harvard Medical School. He then completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the word-renowned Washington University in St. Louis, where he trained under the tutelage of leaders in the field of orthopedic surgery. He developed his passion for sports medicine while working with the St. Louis Rams and St. Louis Blues. Dr. Ross also worked along with leaders in the field of joint preservation surgery, which also sparked his research in hip preservation.


After completing residency, Dr. Ross completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at the University of Michigan, where he further honed his skill in Hip Arthroscopy. He was also team physician for many of the sports, including football, hockey, soccer, gymnastics, and wrestling. After completing his fellowship, he was hired to join the faculty at the University of Michigan Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in the division of Sports Medicine. He also served at the Head Team Physician for Eastern Michigan University Football and the athletic department.


Dr. Ross has achieved national and international recognition for his clinical research. He has published numerous articles and authored several textbook chapters in the field of Orthopedic Surgery. He has presented at numerous national meetings including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), and the NFL Team Physicians meeting. Dr. Ross has also presented his research internationally, and was the lead author on a paper that won the 2013 Basic Research Award at the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy in Munich, Germany. Dr. Ross has a special interest in musculoskeletal diseases of the hip and hip arthroscopy, and is conducting several research projects in combination with leading centers in hip preservation, including the Hospital for Special Surgery, the University of Michigan, Minnesota Orthopedic Sports Medicine Institute, and Washington University in St. Louis.


In 2014, Dr. Ross re-located his orthopedic practice to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is a partner at BocaCare Orthopedics as well as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedics at Florida Atlantic University. He is excited to provide his patients with the latest cutting edge technology, and scientifically proven treatment.