Will Ross, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology

  • Phone: 314-362-7603
  • Fax: 314-747-5213

Additional Titles

Associate Dean for Diversity


Patients seen at

Center for Advanced Medicine

Mailing Address

Division of Nephrology

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


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

Board Certifications

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


Washington University – AAMC/Pfizer Humanism in Medicine Award

Alpha Omega Alpha, Washington University Chapter

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

Washington University Distinguished Alumni Faculty Award

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

Health Literacy Missouri Trailblazer Award

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

Samuel R. Goldstein Leadership Award in Medical Education

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.