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Andrew J. Gross


Co-Director, Scleroderma Center
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.

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