Dr. Ross is Director Emeritus of the Department of Radiology at Hillcrest Hospital and served as its Director from 1990 to 2000. He is a Fellow of the American College of Radiology. Dr. Ross is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Hillcrest Hospital Cleveland Clinic Health System. Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Ross are Cleveland Clinic Distinguished Fellows and Members of the 1921 Society.
During his career, Dr. Ross has been credited with many “firsts” in Radiology, including being the first in the nation to use a computer-tomography head and body scanner in private practice. He also introduced the first magnetic resonance scanner (MRI) in the world for clinical use in 1981. In 1984, he received the Centre National de Ia Recherche Scientifique Award from the government of France for his pioneering work in magnetic resonance imaging.
Dr. Ross received a B.A from Case Western Reserve University in 1956 and his MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1960. Additionally, he completed his internship and residency in Radiology in Cleveland, Ohio (1960-64) and was a Fulbright Fellow in Radiology at Karolinska Sjukhuset in Stockholm, Sweden (1964-65).
Cleveland Clinic – Director
First Elected to Cleveland Clinic Board in 1997
Board Committees: Quality, Safety and Patient Experience (Chair)