Andrew J. Gross


Chief, Rheumatology Clinic
Loves working with people, family time and outdoor adventure

About me

Dr. Andrew Gross, an expert in the treatment of lupus, serves as UCSF's director of programs for patients with rheumatic disease. He is chief of the UCSF Rheumatology Clinic, which is among the top 10 such clinics in the nation, according to a ranking by U.S. News & World Report. The clinic provides expert care for conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), spondyloarthritis, scleroderma and vasculitis.

In addition to caring for patients, Gross conducts research on the deregulation of immune function in patients with SLE.

Gross earned his medical degree at Tufts University. He then trained in internal medicine and rheumatology at Tufts Medical Center, remaining there for another year as a faculty member in rheumatology. He joined the UCSF faculty in 2003 and completed a fellowship in microbiology and immunology at UCSF.

  • Education

    Tufts University School of Medicine, 1996

  • Residencies

    New England Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1999

  • Fellowships

    New England Medical Center, Rheumatology, 2002

  • Board Certifications

    Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Academic Title


Everything I do, as a physician, I do to transform what is possible for human beings and their health.

Clinics I work with

Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) Program

400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinic

400 Parnassus Ave., Floor B-1
San Francisco, CA 94143

Rheumatology Clinic

400 Parnassus Ave., Floor B1
San Francisco, CA 94143

Scleroderma Clinic

400 Parnassus Ave., Floor B1
San Francisco, CA 94143

My reviews


Overall Experience
231 Reviews
Dr. Gross is a doctor with profound knowledge of his specialty. He sees patients with good preparations and shows generosity in terms of time. He always gets his patient involved in making decisions re the treatment.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
229 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
230 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
226 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
231 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
230 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
230 Reviews