Treatment & Services
- Department of Pediatric Surgery
- Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgeries
- Nuss Procedure / Minimally Invasive Repair of Pectus Excavatum
- Pectus Carinatum Repair / Reconstruction
- Pediatric General Surgery
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Birth Defects
- Congenital Anomalies
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
- Pectus Carinatum
- Pectus Excavatum
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
Philadelphia, PA USA
Residency - University of Vermont
Burlington, VT USA
Medical Education - University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA USA
Undergraduate - Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA USA
- Surgery - Pediatric Surgery
Research & Publications
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 10/29/2018, Dr. DeRoss has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
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39 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.3|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.7|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
6 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019
Dr. Deross is very polite and caring!
Reviewed on Aug 9, 2019
It is hard to find a dr anymore with compassion. Dr DeRoss shows so much empathy and compassion for my son and his condition. It is truly heart warming and appreciated beyond what words could describe.
Reviewed on Jul 15, 2019
Dr DeRoss take time to talk directly to my son and explains everything directly to him. He's very patient and took time to answer all my son's questions.
Reviewed on Jun 4, 2019
I will absolutely recommend the clinic and specifically Dr. Deross. I have only had 2 interactions with doctors at CC in different departments and I have overwhelmingly positive things to say about both. Intelligent yet practical with fantastic ability to explain complex things in a simple way without making me feel stupid. I totally appreciate that.
Reviewed on Apr 19, 2019
We were called back to the room right away, as soon as the medical assistant was done the dr came right in! He was thorough, he listened to our concerns and genuinely cared!
Reviewed on Feb 25, 2019
We loved *Dr. DeRoss. Very kind and good with my daughter.
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