Treatment & Services
- Department of Pediatric Surgery
- Evaluation/Treatment of Antenatally Diagnosed Congenital Anomalies
- Evaluation/Treatment of Pulmonary Sequestration / CCAM
- Fecal Diversion
- Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
- Fundoplication Procedure for Children
- Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery
- Laparoscopic Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgeries
- Neonatal Surgery
- Nissen Fundoplication
- Nuss Procedure / Minimally Invasive Repair of Pectus Excavatum
- Pectus Carinatum Repair / Reconstruction
- Pediatric General Surgery
- Pediatric Surgery
- Pediatric Surgical Oncology
- Pediatric Thoracic Surgery
- Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
- Surgical Drains
- Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Abdominal Pain
- Anal Fissures
- Antenatally Diagnosed Anomalies
- Birth Defects
- Congenital Anomalies
- Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation of the Lung (CCAM)
- Congenital Heart Disease
- Congenital Malformations
- Duodenal Atresia
- Gallbladder Disease
- Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
- Hirschsprung's Disease
- Hydrocele | Spermatocele
- Hydrocele Hernia
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
- Inguinal Hernia
- Kidney Cancer
- Necrotizing Enterocolitis
- Necrotizing Fasciitis
- Pancreatic Disease
- Pectus Carinatum
- Pectus Excavatum
- Pediatric Cancer
- Pediatric Trauma
- Pediatric Tumors
- Pulmonary Sequestration
- Short Bowel Syndrome in Children
- Solid Tumor Disorders
- Testicular Torsion
- Tracheoesophageal Fistula
- Undescended Testicles
- Vascular Malformations
- What is Inflammatory Bowel Disease?
- Wilms' Tumor
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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 - General Surgery
- 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 11/18/2020, 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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43 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|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.1|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||5|
9 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Feb 19, 2021
Dr. DeRoss is excellent and made my son feel "seen" and heard.
Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021
Great experience all around! loved our doctor and the nurses! Felt very good about the situation! Way to go Clinic!
Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021
loved our doctor!
Reviewed on Feb 4, 2021
Dr.Deross did an amazing job with my daughter's surgery. He was very kind at her follow up appointment and answered all our questions.
Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020
Thank you! Always a good experience. Doctors & nurses very personable & caring.
Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020
Dr. DeRoss answers all of my questions kindly and with patience and is very informative on treatment for my son.
Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020
Dr. DeRoss always treats me with the utmost respect and kindness. I feel fortunate to have a provider as knowledgeable and patient as Dr. DeRoss. With him, I truly believe that I am receiving the best care possible.
Reviewed on Jul 24, 2020
The doctor was extremely thorough and spent a great deal of time assessing my son to ensure he provided the best care. He was patient, kind, extremely knowledgeable, and I could tell her cared deeply about helping my son. I never felt rushed; he answered all of our questions.
Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020
Dr. Deross has good communication skills, acknowledging parent input
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