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Robert Gross, MD, MSCE

Robert Gross, MD, MSCE Provider Not Employed by Penn Medicine

Associate Professor of Epidemiology in Biostatistics and Epidemiology Associate Professor of Medicine

Languages spoken:

  • Italian

Dr. Gross is a private practice physician who is not employed by Penn Medicine.

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About Dr. Robert Gross

Dr. Gross provides Infectious Diseases inpatient and outpatient care at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center.

Clinical Specialties


  • Infectious Diseases

Programs & Centers:

  • Infectious Diseases

Board Certification:

  • Infectious Disease, 1997

Description of Clinical Expertise

HIV; infectious diseases

Education and Training

Medical School:
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


Afya Bora Consortium, International Agency for Health Research and Quality, Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERTS), National AIDS Clinical Trials Group, National American College of Epidemiology, National American College of Physicians , National American Medical Association, National American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, National American Society of Microbiology, National Creative and Novel Ideas in HIV Research (CNIHR):International AIDS Society/ NIH/Centers for AIDS Research, International Fogarty International Center/NIH, National HIV Medical Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), National Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), National International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care, Guidelines Steering Committee, "Improving HIV Treatment Adherence in Specialized HIV and Primary Care Settings" , International International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology, International National Institute of Child Health and Development, National National Institute of Child Health and Development, National National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study Special Emphasis Panel, National National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Special Emphasis Panel, NICHD Domestic & International Pediatric & Perinatal HIV Studies Network Coordinating Center, National Society for Epidemiologic Research, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Gross is a private practice physician who is not employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: On the medical staff, but does not have privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Description of Research Expertise:

HIV clinical epidemiology; outcomes of HIV treatment; adherence to therapy including development of methods to measure adherence

Selected Publications:

Mosepele M, Mokgatlhe L, Hudson FP, Letsatsi V: Cholesterol Screening and Statin Prescription is Low Among HIV-infected Patients on Protease-Inhibitor Regimens in Botswana The Open AIDS Journal : 2017 (in press).

Crits-Christoph P, Gallop R, Noll E, Rothbard A, Diehl CK, Connolly Gibbons MB! Gross R: HIV+ Medicaid Patients with Medical and Behavioral Health Comorbidities: Impact of a Medical Home Model on Health Care Utilization and Costs American Journal of Managed Care : 2017 (in press).

Lo Re III V, Roy J, Tate J, Carbonari D, Kostman J, Goetz M, Gross R: Risk of Liver Decompensation with Cumulative Use of Mitochondrial Toxic Nucleoside Analogues in HIV/Hepatitis C Virus Coinfection Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety : 2017 (in press).

Vujkovic M, Bellamy SL, Zuppa AF, Gastonguay M, Moorthy GS, Ratshaa B, Han X, Steenhoff AP, Mosepele M, Strom BL, Aplenc R, Bisson GP: CYP2B6 516G>T Minor Allele Protective of Late Virologic Failure in Efavirenz-treated HIV Patients in Botswana JAIDS : 2017 (in press).

Coppock D, Zambo D, Moyo Dumisani, Tanthuma G, Chapman J, Lo Re III V, Graziani A,Lowenthal E, Hanrahan N, Littman-Quinn R, Kovarik C, Albarracin D, Holmes J: Development and Usability of a Smartphone Application for Tracking Antiretroviral Medication Refill Data for Human Immunodeficiency Virus Methods of Information in Medicine : 2017 (in press).

Harrison JD, Dochney JA, Blazekovic S, Leone F, Metzger D, Frank I, Gross R, Hole A, Mounzer K, Siegel S, Schnoll RA: The Nature and Consequences of Cognitive Deficits among Tobacco Smokers with HIV: A Comparison to Tobacco Smokers without HIV Journal of Neurovirology : 2017 (in press).

Gross R, Bellamy SL, Ratshaa B, Han X, Vujkovic M, Aplenc R, Steenhoff AP, Mosepele M, Moorthy G, Zuppa AF, Strom BL: CYP2B6 Genotypes and Early Efavirenz-based HIV Treatment Outcomes in Botswana AIDS : 2017 (in press).

Ioannides KL, Chapman J, Marukutira T, Tshume O, Anabwani G, Gross R: Patterns of HIV Treatment Adherence do not Differ Between Male and Female Adolescents in Botswana AIDS Behav 21 (2): 410-414,2017.

Ravimohan S, Tamula N, Nfanyana K, Ni H, Steenhoff AP, Gross R, Weissman D: Elevated pre-ART CD39+CD8+ T-cell frequency is associated with early mortality in advanced HIV/TB Clin Infect Dis : 155,2017.

Brier MJ, Chambless DL, Gross R, Chen J: Perceived Barriers to Treatment Predict Breast Cancer Survivors’ Adherence to Aromatase Inhibitors Cancer 123 (1): 169-176,2017.

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Academic Contact Info

804 Blockley Hall
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
423 Guardian Drive

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021
Phone: (215) 898-2437

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