dr-jeffery-d-gross

Personal

Birth: November 3, 1965, Lima, Ohio.
Family: Married: Melissa Cohn Gross, M.U.R.P., Children: Brandon M. Gross, Adam L. Gross, Haley A. Gross, Jennifer M. Gross

Education

Undergraduate: A.B., University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, Major: Biochemistry, August, 1984 May, 1988
Medical: M.D., George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C., August, 1988 May, 1992

Training

Internship: General Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California, June, 1992 June, 1993
Residency: Neurological Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California, June, 1993 June, 1997
Fellowship: Fellowship in Neurological Surgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, July, 1997 June, 1998
Chief Residency: Neurological Surgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, July, 1998 June, 1999

Certification

American Board of Neurological Surgery, May, 2005

Appointment:

Administrative: Medical Director, OASIS Wellness Center, October, 2004- Present Medical Director, Tristar Medical Group, Inc., January, 2002 Present
Academic: Assistant Professor, Cancer Center of Irvine, July, 2003, Associate Professor, Cancer Center of Irvine, December, 2003

Elected Positions

Leadership Governing Board Member, Newport Plaza Surgical Center, 2004

Committees

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian Ad Hoc Quality Assurance in Neurological Surgery, January October, 2003
Intensive Care Unit Committee, Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center, October, 1999 2004
Neurosurgery Chairperson Selection Committee, University of California, Irvine, 1996-97

Licensure

California Medical (Exp 11/30/13) #G079394
Nevada Medical (issued 6/30/13) #13807
Nevada Pharmacy (issued 6/27/12) #CS20182
California Radiography and Fluoroscopy #RHD 138163 (Exp 9/30/2014)
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
Mission Viejo (Exp 9/30/2013) #BG4576041, Santa Ana #BG8376229, Henderson #FG3245455

Governmental Indentification

NPI 1407961188

Privileges

Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach, California (1999-)
Pacific Hospital of Long Beach (2006-)
Tricity Hospital (2009 -2011)
Hoag/UCI Gamma Knife Center, Newport Beach, CA (1999-)
Tustin Hospital Medical Center (2003-2007)
Advanced Surgical Institute, Huntington Beach, CA (2002-2006)
Western Medical Center, Anaheim, CA (2006-2007)
Cancer Center of Irvine, Surgery Center, Irvine, CA (2002-)
Irvine Regional Hospital and Medical Center (2008 -2009)
California Specialty Surgery Center (2002-2005)
Irvine Medical Center (1999 2005)
San Clemente Hospital (1999 2005)
Saddleback Memorial Hospital (1999 2004)
Newport Plaza Surgical Center (2006-2007)
Mission Ambulatory Surgery Center (1999-2005)
Beach Surgical Center (Huntington Beach (2001-2003)
Saddleback Hospital, Laguna Hills, CA (1999 2004)
Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center, Mission Viejo, CA (1999-2004)
Mission Children’s Hospital, Mission Viejo, CA (1999-2004) Western Medical Center, Santa Ana, California (2002-2004)

Honors / Awards

Academic: First Place Poster Award, Minimally Invasive Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion: Initial Experience. AANS and CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves. Orlando, CA, February, 2002
Institutional: Mission Hospital Surgical Trauma ICU and TBI Team: American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Innovision Award, for Program development to meet the needs of families of the acute and critically ill. March, 2001
Mission Hospital Surgical Trauma ICU and TBI Team: Ernest A. Codman Award (JCAHO), for the improvement in care for traumatic brain injury outcomes. October, 2000
Residency Training: Educational Award for “Biology of Cancer Lecture Series,” May, 1995: May, 1996: May, 1997; and May, 1998
Inducted to National Nominating Committee and Board for “Outstanding Young Men in America,” 1997
Medical School: Class officer, Pathology Research Fellowship (1988), Induction to William Beaumont Medical Society, (Research Honor Society for Medical Students), Inducted to “Outstanding Young Men in America”
Undergraduate: Edward Kraft Scholarship (Academic performance), American Heart Association Fellowship, (Academic award and research opportunity)

Research Experience

1997 1999 Biomechatronics Laboratory, Division of Neurological Surgery, University of New Mexico School of Medicine and Department of Mechanical Engineering.
1996 Present Analysis of neural tissue and tumors using frequency domain photon migration in vivo and ex vivo. Additionally: analysis of axonal impulses using Raman Spectroscopy. Beckman Laser Institute, UCI Medical Center, and Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center.
1995 1997 Use of artificial intelligence in the analysis of intracranial pressure waveforms, intracellular recordings, and brain tumor histopathological grading. University of California, Irvine Medical Center, & Orincon, Inc.
1992 1999 Studies of surgical complications and cardiodynamics of patients undergoing surgery in the Sitting position and research in computer-assisted neurological surgery. University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Department of Neurological Surgery.
1989 Validation of MTT Microtiter Assay for Analysis of Radiosensitivity and Chemosensitivity of Transformed Cell Lines and Radiosensitivity of Human Glioma Cell Lines Pretreated with ß-IFN. University of California, San Francisco, Brain Tumor Research Center.
1988 1992 Use of the Polymerase Chain Reaction Technique to Detect Cytomegalovirus and Nested Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay for the Detection of Cytomegalovirus to Overcome False Positives Caused by Contamination with Fragmented DNA and A Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Analysis of Pediatric Medulloblastomas for ras oncogene mutations and chromosome 17 deletions. George Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Washington, D.C.
1988 Analysis of Familial Apoprotein Patterns in Macaque Primates. Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Donner Facility.
1987 Analysis of Cardiac Isozymes: Myosin Heavy Chain Subunits, and Efficiency of T4 Polynucleotide Kinase in the End-labeling of Nucleic Acid. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California.
1983 American Heart Association Fellowship: The Role of Endogenous ß-Endorphin in the Regulation of Acid Secretion Induced by Changes in Extra- and Intracellular Glucose Levels. Uniformed Service University of the Health Sciences (Department of Defense), Bethesda, Maryland.

Irb Approved Protocols

UCI HS#93-279 Evaluation of a Microtransducer Catheter for the Measurement of Intracranial Pressure in Acutely Head Injured Patients. Status: Completed.
UCI HS#96-495 In Vivo Measurements and Optical Properties of Neural Tissue. Status: Completed
UCI HS#96-568 Measurements of Optical Properties of Neural Tissue, Post Mortem. Status: Inactive
UCI HS#97-257 Neurohistological Classification of Glial Tumors Using Artificial Intelligence. Status: Inactive
MRMC #99-061 In Vivo Measurements and Optical Properties of Neural Tissue. Status: Closed, 2005.
MRMC #01-095 A Multicenter Post-marketing Registry To Assess Outcomes of Treatment of Vertebral Body Compression Fractures with an Inflatable Bone Tamp. Status: Completed.
MRMC #02-115 Prolong: A Prospective Look at Outcomes Nationally with GLIADEL Wafer. Completed.

Grants / Funding

NIH Resource Collaborative Grant for the Laser Microbeam and Medical Program, Beckman Laser Institute and Department of Neurological Surgery, UCI Medical Center. Status: Renewal Approved, November, 1997 for five years.
SBIR funding for the application of artificial intelligence in the analysis of intracranial pressure waveform recordings. With Foltz, E, Lashgari B Status: Completed.

Patents

09/954,567 Suspension plate for Attaching the Temporalis Muscle Supporting Sutures and To Hold Bone Flap in its Correct Anatomical Position. Filed Summer, 2001. Stauts: Pending.

Tradmarks

Business Identification Logo, US Patent and Trade Mark Office Serial # 78/028516

Corporate

Jeffrey D. Gross, M.D., Inc. (California Subchapter- S), Tax ID # 02-0566724

Offices Held

Edward C. Benzel, M.D. Society Founding President 1999-2000, and 2000-2001

Publications

Garfin SR, Buckley RA, Ledlie J, Gross JD, et. al.: Balloon Kyphoplasty for Symptomatic Vertebral Body Compression Fractures Results in Rapid, Significant, and Sustained Improvements in Back Pain, Function, and Quality of Life for Elderly Patients. Spine 31:2213-2220, 2006.
Helm S, Gross JD, Varley K: Mini-Surgical Approach for Spinal Endoscopsy in the Presence of Stenosis of the Sacral Hiatus. Pain Physician 7:319-321, 2004.
Gross JD, Baldwin N, Benzel EC: Surgical Treatment for Cervical Central Cord Syndrome. Perspectives in Neurological Surgery, Thieme, New York, NY 1999.
Bevilacqua F, Piguet D, Marquet P, Gross JD, Tromberg BJ, Depeursinge C: In vivo local determination of tissue optical properties: Applications to human brain. Applied Optics 38:4939-4950, 1999
Gross JD, Benzel EC: Dorsal Surgical Approach for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy. Techniques in Neurological Surgery 5:162-176, 1999.
Bevilacqua F, Piguet D, Marquet P, Gross JD, Jakubowski D, Venugopalan V, Tromberg BJ, Depeursinge C: Superficial Tissue Optical Property Determination using Spatially Resolved Measurements close to the Source: Comparison with Frequency Domain Photon Migration Measurements. Proceedings of SPIE: Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy of Tissue III (Chance B, Alfano RR, Tromberg BJ, Editors,3597:540-547, 1999.
Gross JD, Baldwin N, Benzel EC: Lumbosacral Junction Biomechanics. Perspectives in Neurological Surgery 10:75-99, 1999.
Lashgari B, VanDorn R, Gross JD: An Artificially Intelligent Method of Enhancing Magnetic Resonance Images of the Brain. Submitted to IEEE Trans Med Imaging, March, 1998.
Bevilacqua F, Piguel D, Marquet P, Gross JD, Tromberg BJ, Depeursinge C: In vivo Local Determination of Tissue Optical Properties. SPIE Proceedings 3194, “Photon Propagation in Tissues III,” 3194:262-268, 1998.
Tromberg BJ, Coquoz O, Fishkin JB, Pham T, Anderson ER, Butler J, Cahn M, Gross JD, Venugopalan V, Pham D: Non-invasive Measurements of Breast Tissue Optical Properties using Frequency-Domain Photon Migration. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences 352:661-668, 1997.
Kurze T, Gross JD: Tetraparesis After Posterior Fossa Surgery [letter] Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry 63:255, 1997.
Biavati MJ, Gross JD, Wilson, WR, Dina, TD: Magnetic Resonance Imaging Evidence of a Focal Pontine Ischemia in Sudden Hearing Loss and Seventh Nerve Paralysis. The American Journal of Otology, 15:250-253, 1994.
Porter-Jordan K, Rosenberg E, Keiser R, Gross J, Ross A, Naim S, Garrett CT: Nested Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay for the Detection of Cytomegalovirus Overcomes False Positives Caused by Contamination with Fragmented DNA. Journal of Medical Virology 30:85-91, 1990.
Gross JD, Kurze T: A Collected Series of Quadriplegia as a Complication of Head Flexion for the Sitting Position. In progress.
Gross JD, Nguyen, S, Kurze T: Analysis of Evidence for a Neurosurgical Treatment for Neurogenic Hypertension. In progress.
Gross JD, Munro E, Santa-Cruz, K, Kim R: Application of Artificial Intelligence to Create a Practical and Reproducible Grading System for Glial Tumors. In progress

Books and Book Chapeters

Gross JD: Reoperation for Failed Spinal Fusion: Augmentation of Fusion with Spinal Stimulation; Argument Against Spinal Stimulation. In Benzel EC: Spine Surgery: Techniques, Complication Avoidance, and Management,3rd Edition, Churchill Livingstone, New York, NY., 2012, chapter 218.
German J, Gross JD, Benzel EC: Cervical Spinal Anatomy and Biomechanics. In Textbook of Neurological Surgery, Loftus C, Batjer H (eds): Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia, PA. Submitted June, 1999
Gross JD, Zeidman SM:. Lumbar and Lumbosacral Trauma In Atlas of Neurosurgical Techniques, In progress.
Gross JD: Bone Pathology. In Morone M, Benzel EC (eds): Bone Fusion: Biology to Biomechanics. AANS Publications, 1999. Submitted February, 2000.
Gross JD, Boden SD: Bone Growth and Senescence. In Morone M, Benzel EC (eds): Bone Fusion: Biology to Biomechanics. AANS Publications. Submitted March, 1999.
Gross JD, Benzel EC: Non-operative Treatment of Hangman’s Fracture. In Controversies in Spinal Surgery, Volume I, Quality Medical Publishing, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri,1999.
Gross JD: Private Practice Vertebroplasty Experience: Training, Credentialing, Billing, and Marketing. In Resnick DK, Garfin SR: Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty, Thieme, New York, NY, March, 2005.
Gross JD: Reoperation for Failed Spinal Fusion: Augmentation of Fusion with Spinal Stimulation; Argument Against Spinal Stimulation. In Benzel EC: Spine Surgery: Techniques, Complication Avoidance, and Management, 2nd Edition, Churchill Livingstone, New York, NY., September, 2004.
Gross JD, Zeidman SM: Anatomy and Biomechanics of Sacral Fractures. In Textbook of Neurological Surgery: Principles and Practice, Batjer H, Loftus C (eds): Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. 2002.
Gross JD, Benzel EC: Thoracic Spinal Anatomy. In Benzel EC, Stillerman CB (Eds):The Thoracic Spine, Quality Medical Publishing, Inc., St. Louis, 1999.
Gross JD, Benzel EC: Reoperation for Failed Spinal Fusion: Augmentation of Fusion with Spinal Stimulation; Argument Against Spinal Stimulation. In Benzel EC: Spine Surgery: Techniques, Complication Avoidance, and Management, Churchill Livingstone, New York, NY, 1999.
Gross JD, Dogali M: Multiple Subpial Transections. In Textbook of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1997.
Gross JD, Dogali M: Pallidotomy for Parkinson’s Disease. In Textbook of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1997.
Gross JD, Pohl H, Stein E, Letson K, Jakubowski, D: A manual of dissection of the human body. Quality Medical Publishing, St. Louis, MO. In progress since 1988.

Presentations / Lecturers

Gross JD: Mini-Fractional Anterior Cervical Discectomy Without Fusion. Current Techniques in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, San Francisco, CA, June 30, 2007.
Gross JD: Thoracolumbar Trauma Treatment Options: Conservative and Surgical. AOSpine North America Principles and Treatment of Spinal Disoders, Redondo Beach, California, January 6, 2007.
Gross JD: Radiosurgery. San Clemente Hospital CME Lecture. San Clemente, California, March 21, 2003.
Gross JD: Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery. Southcoast Hospital Grand Rounds CME Lecture. Laguna Beach, California, January 14, 2003.
Palmer S, Palmer J, Gross JD: Evoked Monitoring of Percutaneous Placement of Lumbar Pedicle Screws using INS-1. North American Spine Society. Montreal, CA, October, 2002.
Gross JD: Minimally Invasive Neurlogical Surgery. San Clemente Hospital CME Lecture. San Clemente, California, May 31, 2002.
Gross JD: Evolving Treatments for Osteoporotic Compression Fractures: Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty. Saddleback Memorial Medical Center Grand Rounds, Laguna Hills, California, October 25, 2000.
Gross JD: Update on the Management of Brain Tumors. San Clemente Hospital Grand Rounds, San Clemente, California, October 20, 2000.
Gross JD: Managing Spine Pain. Community Outreach Lecture. Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center, Mission Viejo, California, September 21, 2000.
Gross JD: Neurosurgery in the New Millenium. Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center Medical Staff Grand Rounds, Novermber 16, 1999.
Gross JD: Surgical Approaches to the Spine. AO/ASIF Operating Room Personnel Cours, Newport Beach, CA, September 18-19, 1999.
Gross JD, Wecht, DA, Lee R, Montgomery A, Tessman CL, Benzel EC: Validation of Magnetic Source Imaging for Cerebrovascular Surgery. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, October, 1998.
Gross JD, Wecht DA, Fishkin JB, Venugopalan V, Coquoz O, Tromberg BJ: In Vivo Optical Properties of Brain. Rocky Mountain Neurosurgical Society Annual Meeting, Vail Colorado, June 17, 1998.
Gross JD, Fishkin JB, Venugopalan V, Tromberg BJ: Optical Spectroscopy of Brain Tumors. New Mexico State Neurosurgical Society Annual Meeting. Albuquerque, New Mexico, May 15, 1998.
Gross JD, Wecht, DA, Alberstone, CD, Lee R, Montgomery A, Tessman CL: Magnetic Source Imaging for Cerebrovascular Surgery. The Joint Section on Cerebrovascular Surgery, Orlando, Florida, February 4, 1998.
Gross JD: Computer Driven Frequency Modulated Photon Density Waves for Reflectance Spectroscopy of Brain Tissue and Tumors. First International Congress on Computer Integrated Surgery in the areas of head and spine, Linz, Austria, September 3, 1997.
Gross JD, Dugan SM, Ammirati, M: Computer Software Issues in Image Guided Stereotaxis. First International Congress on Computer Integrated Surgery in the areas of head and spine, Linz, Austria, September 5, 1997.
Gross JD: Initial Diagnostic Results of Photon Density Waves in the Brain. University of California, Irvine Neuroscience Grand Rounds, June 4, 1997.
Gross JD, Dugan S, Ammirati M: Neurosurgical Application of Medical Informatics: Image-Guided Neurosurgery presented at the 59th Annual Conference of the California Society of Radiologic Technologists, Palm Springs, CA, May 30, 1997.
Gross JD, Kurze T: The De-Mythologizing of Quadriplegia in the Sitting Position presented at the Meeting of the International Skull Base Society, San Diego, CA, July, 1996.
Gross JD: Os Odontoideum. University of California, Irvine Neurosurgery Grand Rounds and invited lecture, Department of Radiological Sciences, July, 1995.

Teaching / Faculty

Gross JD: Current Techniques in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, San Francisco, California, June 30, 2007.
Gross JD: AOSpine North America Principles and Treatment of Spinal Disoders, Redondo Beach, California, January 6, 2007.
Gross JD: Kyphoplasty Surgical Training Course, Irvine California, January 10, 2004.
Daubs M, Gross JD, et. al.: AO/ASIF Operating Room Personnel Course. Las Vegas, Nevada, March 29-30, 2003.
Gross JD: Kyphoplasty Surgical Training Course, Irvine California, February 22, 2003.
Brodke DS, Arnold PM, Gross JD, et. al.: AO/ASIF Comprehensive and Interactive Spine Course. San Diego, CA, April 18 21, 2002.
Resnick D, Gross JD, et. al.: Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty: Patient Selection, Technique, and Complication Avoidance for “Basics of Low Back Pain Surgery.” AANS and CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves. Orlando, CA, February, 2002 [Planned].
Dekutoski MB, Gokaslan ZL, Gross JD, et. al.: AO/ASIF Comprehensive and Interactive Spine Course. Tucson, Arizona, May 31 June 3, 2001.
Gross JD: Spinal Cord Injury. Neuroscience Nursing in the New Millenium: Update Course, Mission Hospital Regional Trauma Center, January 19, 2001.
Zeidman SM, Ryken T, Gross JD, et al: Basic Principles in Surgery of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, Joint Section of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, Rancho Mirage, CA, February 26, 2000.
White J, Gross JD, et al: AO/ASIF Operating Room Personnel Course. Newport Beach, California, September 18-19, 1999.
Benzel EC, Baldwin NG, Gross JD, et. al.: Spine Surgery-Hands-On. A Comprehensive Approach for Neurosurgeons and Neuroscience Nurses. AANS Professional Development Program. Albuquerque, NM, May 16 22, 1998.
Gross JD: Altered Mental Status and Coma. Physician Assistant Program, University of New Mexico, October 17, 1997.
Gross JD: Biology of Cancer in the Central Nervous System. Part of a The Biology of Cancer course, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, May, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, and 1999.
Gross JD: Medical Neurosciences Course, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, second year curriculum, February, 1996.

Poster Presentations

Palmer, S, Palmer, J, Gross, J. Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Placement using a Two Motion Segment/Three Screw Device. Congress of Neurlogical Surgeons, October, 2003.
Palmer S, Bader MK, Palmer JJ, Muhonen M, Massoudi F, Louden W, Gross JD, Jackson, R: Implementation of Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment Protocols Critical Bedside Decision Making. American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, April 26 May 1, 2003.
Palmer S, Palmer J, Gross JD: Minimally Invasive Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF) and Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Instrumentation: Technique and First Years Experience in 20 Patients. Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Philadelpia, PA, September, 2002.
Palmer S, Palmer J, Gross JD: Minimally Invasive Lumbar Reexploration Discectomies Using a Tubular Retractor System and Microscope. Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Philadelpia, PA, September, 2002.
Palmer S, Palmer J, Gross JD: EMG Monitoring of Percutaneous placement of Pedicle Screws: Initial experience in Thirteen Cases. Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Philadelpia, PA, September, 2002.
Gross JD, Palmer, S: Minimally Invasive Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion: Initial Experience. AANS and CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves. Orlando, CA, February, 2002.
Gross JD: Perineural Cysts Revisited. Spine, Science, and Management Program. New Orleans, LA, November 20-21, 1998.
Gross JD, Wecht, DA, Lee R, Montgomery A, Tessman CL, Benzel EC: Validation of Magnetic Source Imaging for Cerebrovascular Surgery. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, October, 1998.
Gross JD, Fishkin JB, Venugopalan V, Coquoz O, Shah N, Espinoza J, Tromberg BJ: Frequency-Domain Photon Migration of Neural Tissues, In vivo. Laser and Medical Microbeam Program, Irvine, California, November 24, 1997.
Gross JD, Ammirati M, Dugan S: An Analysis of the Efficiency and Accuracy Fiducials for Frameless Stereotaxis, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Denver, Colorado, April, 1997.
Rosenberg E, Keiser J, Gross J, Wright K, Garret CT: Use of the Polymerase Chain Reaction Technique to Detect Cytomegalovirus. 89th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Microbiology, Washington, D.C., 1989.

Abstracts

Palmer S, Bader MK, Palmer JJ, Muhonen M, Massoudi F, Louden W, Gross JD, Jackson, R: Implementation of Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment Protocols Critical Bedside Decision Making. American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting Program CD, San Diego, California, April 26 May 1, 2003, p.512.
Palmer S, Palmer J, Gross JD: Evoked Monitoring of Percutaneous Placement of Lumbar Pedicle Screws using INS-1. North American Spine Society. Montreal, Canada, October, 2002.
Palmer S, Palmer J, Gross JD: Miminally Invasive Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF) and Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Instrumentation: Technique and First Years’ Experience in 20 patients. North American Spine Society. Montreal, Canada, October, 2002.
Gross JD, Palmer, S: Minimally Invasive Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion: Initial Experience. AANS and CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves. Orlando, CA, February, 2002, p.25.
Palmer S, Bader MK, Palmer JJ, Gross JD, Shaver T, Stalcup C: Early Cerebral Oxygen Desaturation in Traumatic Brain Injury with Normal Intracranial Pressure. Congress of Neurological Surgeons 51st Annual Meeting, Scientific Program Book, p. 130, San Diego, California, 2001.
Lee RR, Weisand MP, Aine CJ, Shih HH, Skirboll S, Wecht DA, Gross JD: Validation of Brain Magnetic Source Imaging by Intraoperative Electrocorticography. 84th Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America. November 29 December 4, 1998.
Gross JD, Wecht, DA, Lee R, Montgomery A, Tessman CL, Benzel EC: Validation of Magnetic Source Imaging for Cerebrovascular Surgery. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting Program, Seattle, Washington, October, 1998.
Gross JD, Wecht DA, Alberstone CD, Lee R, Montgomery A, Tessman CL: Magnetic Source Imaging for Cerebrovascular Surgery. Proceedings of the First Joint Meeting of the ASITN and Joint Cerebrovascular Section, p.40, February 1-4, 1998.
Gross JD, Wecht DA, Alberstone CD, Lee R, Montgomery A, Tessman CL: Magnetic Source Imaging for Cerebrovascular Surgery. Journal of Neurosurgery 88:187A, 1998.
Coquoz O, Fishkin JB, Pham TH, Venugopalan V, Gross JD, Shah N, Espinoza J, Tromberg BJ: Clinical Measurements of Tissue Optical Properties Using Phase and Amplitude of Photon Density Waves. Presented at EuroBiOS ’97, San Remos, Italy, September 4-8, 1997.
Bevilacqua F, Piguet D, Marquet P, Gross JD, Tromberg BJ, Depeursinge C: In vivo local Determination of Tissue Optical Properties. Presented at EuroBiOS ’97, San Remos, Italy, September 4-8, 1997.
Gross JD, Computer Driven Frequency Modulated Photon Density Waves for Reflectance Spectroscopy of Brain Tissue and Tumors. Computer Aided Surgery Supplement, S10-053, 1997.
Gross JD, Dugan SM, Ammirati, M: Computer Software Issues in Image Guided Stereotaxis. Computer Aided Surgery Supplement, S14-077, 1997.
Gross JD, Kurze T: The De-Mythologizing of Quadriplegia in the Sitting Position. Abstracts of the Meeting of the International Skull Base Society, San Diego, CA, July, 1996.
Rosenberg E, Keiser J, Gross J, Wright K, Garret CT: Use of the Polymerase Chain Reaction Technique to Detect Cytomegalovirus. Abstracts of the 89th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Microbiology, Washington, D.C., 1989.
Shea-Donohue T, Montcalm E, Mueller GP, Gul S, Gross J, El-Bayar H: The Role of Endogenous ß-Endorphin in the Regulation of Acid Secretion Induced by Changes in Extra- and Intracellular Glucose Levels. Gastroenterology , 86:1247, 1984.

Special Instruction

Spinous process fixation cadaver lab and education course. San Diego, CA, May 5, 2009.
Facet joint fixation cadaver lab and education course. San Diego, CA, May 4, 2009.
Cervical Arthroplasty: Core Education Course. San Diego, CA, September 14, 2007.
Lumbar Artificial Disc Replacement Course, Cincinatti, OH, July 8, 2005.
Kyphoplasty Instruction Course. San Jose, California, September 26, 2000.
Practical Approaches to the Spine and Peripheral Nerves. 16th Annual Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves. February 22, 2000
Advanced Applications in Image Guided Surgery, Carlsbad, California. August 13-15, 1999
AO ASIF Comprehensive Spine Course, Cancun, Mexico, April 8-11, 1999
Spine, Science, and Management Program. New Orleans, Louisiana. November 20-21, 1998
Spinal Surgery: Current Concepts and Techniques, Dallas, Texas, November 7, 1998
Spine Surgery-Hands-On. A Comprehensive Approach for Neurosurgeons and Neuroscience Nurses. AANS Professional Development Program. Albuquerque, NM, May 16 22, 1998
Lumbar Interbody Fusion Instrumentation Course, Albuquerque, NM, July 24, 1997
Joint Section on Pain Interventional Workshop, Denver, Colorado, April 10-11, 1997
Clarus Neuroendoscopy course, April, 1997
Tissue Optics Special Course, SPIE February, 1997
Visiting Fellowship in MRI and Neuroimaging, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, January, 1996
Advanced Trauma Life Support Certification, September, 1996
Lasers in Surgery and Medicine certification course, July, 1995
Midas Rex Workshop on dissection techniques of bone, April, 1995
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification, June, 1992; July, 1994
Synthes spinal instrumentation workshop July, 1993; December, 1995
Neurotrauma/Critical care course, AANS, April, 1993
AANS course on Managed Care Contracts and Marketing, October, 1998
Post-Baccalaureate coursework in artificial intelligence, neural networks, fuzzy logic, numbers theory, and optical biology, University of California, Irvine, 1993-1997

Professional Organizations

American Association of Neurological Surgeons (since 1992)
Congress of Neurological Surgeons (since 1992)
Joint Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care (1992-2006)
Joint Section of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves (since 1992)
North American Spine Society (since 2003)
California Association of Neurological Surgeons (since 1999)
Society of Neurological Surgeons of Orange County (1999-2004)
AO North America (since 1999)
AO/ASIF Spine Faculty (since 1999)
Edward C. Benzel (Oosec) Society (since 1999)
Orange County Medical Association (1999-2004)
William Beaumont Medical Society (since 1989)

Affiloations And Organizations

California Alumni Association Life Member (Since 1988)

Extracurricular Activities

Dad / Husband
Scouting
Collector of old anatomy and medical texts
Jazz/big band percussionist
PADI-advanced and rescue certified SCUBA diver
Marginal Tennis Player
Previous middle-distance runner; Marathon PR 5:06 Updated July, 2012