Willie Ray Ross, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology

Additional Titles

Alumni Endowed Professor, Division of Nephrology
Associate Dean for Diversity
Principal Officer for Community Partnerships

Location

Patients seen at

Center for Advanced Medicine

Mailing Address

Division of Nephrology

  • Mailing Address: 660 S. Euclid Ave., CB 8126
    St. Louis, MO 63110

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Education

  • Masters of Science in Epidemiology (MPH): Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St. Louis, MO (2005-2008)
  • Fellowship, Nephrology: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (1987-1990)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine: Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, TN (1984-1987)
  • MD: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (1980-1984)
  • BS, Biology: Yale University, New Haven, CT (1976-1980)

Board Certifications

  • Nephrology, 1990, recertification 2000, 2010
  • Internal Medicine, 1989

Recognition

2021
Alumni Endowed Professor of Medicine

2018
Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award nominee

2013
Samuel R. Goldstein Leadership Award in Medical Education

2012
Excellence in Teaching in the Field of Nephrology, Washington University
America’s Top Physicians 2003- 2012, Consumer Research Council’s Guide to America’s Top Physicians

2011
Health Literacy Missouri Trailblazer Award

2010
St. Louis American Foundation “Stellar Performer in Healthcare” Award
Washington University – AAMC/Pfizer Humanism in Medicine Award

2009
Washington University Distinguished Alumni Faculty Award

2005
Governor’s Distinguished Community Service in Medicine Award, Commission of Missouri
Robert and Gerry Virgil Ethic of Service Award, Washington University

2002
Alpha Omega Alpha, Washington University Chapter

2001
Washington University – AAMC/Pfizer Humanism in Medicine Award

Clinical Interests

Diabetic kidney disease, hypertensive kidney disease, proteinuria, hematuria, kidney stones, glomerulonephritis, lupus nephritis, sarcoidosis, pregnancy-related kidney disease, dialysis.

Research Interests

Fetal origins of kidney disease, epidemiology of kidney disease, pregnancy and the kidney, social determinants of kidney disease.