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Alexander Gross, M.D.

portrait of Alexander Gross, MD | Georgia Dermatology CenterDr. Gross received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in biology from Emory University and then attended medical school at the University of South Florida’s College of Medicine. Upon receiving his medical degree he completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Emory University. He then completed a dermatology residency and fellowship at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Gross is board certified in both the fields of internal medicine and dermatology.

Dr. Alexander Gross is a respected leader in medical and cosmetic dermatology, dermatologic surgery, skin cancer, and laser technology. Dr. Gross lectures both locally and nationally, and has published numerous papers on dermatology. He is a trainer for other physicians, speaks at medical conferences and condusts office based training in cosmetic dermatology and dermatologic surgery.

Dr. Gross is a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, American College of Laser Medicine and Surgery, and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. He is a member of Annenberg Circle of Dermatology Foundation, Atlanta Dermatological Association, Georgia Dermatology Society, and the Southern Medical Association. In April 2008, Governor Sonny Perdue appointed Dr. Gross to the Georgia Medical Board. Dr. Gross was influential in drafting and lobbying for the Medical and Laser Act that was passed in 2009, and the Georgia Indoor Tanning Act, passed in 2011. Dr. Gross is the current President of the Georgia Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery.

Dr. Gross has been affiliated with the American Cancer Society for 26 years and remains active in his community. He served as president of the DeKalb County Unit from 1995-1996 and was the Medical Director of the Greater Atlanta Unit from 1996-1997. Dr. Gross was formerly the chairman of the Skin Cancer Committee and a member of the Board of Directors of the DeKalb County Unit. He co-chaired the 2008 American Cancer Society Gala and was the Medical Honoree in 2009. Annually, Dr. Gross sponsors the Relay for Life program. Each May, he volunteers his time to do free cancer screenings for specific organizations and pre-school children.

In addition to his full time practice at Georgia Dermatology Center, Dr. Gross is an attending physician at Northside Forsyth Hospital. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Emory University, and trains residents and students from the Medical College of Georgia. He also trains other physicians to perform tumescent liposuction and soft tissue filler injections.Dr. Alexander Gross | Georgia Dermatology Center | Cumming, GA

Awards and Honors

Dr. Gross’s extensive involvement and experience in the field of medicine has led him to many awards and honors. He was named the winner of the Dermatology Abstract Symposium at Vanderbilt University in June of 1990. He also received an American Medical Association Physicians Recognition Award in 1992 and an American Academy of Dermatology Continuing Education Award in 1992, 1995, and 1998. Because of his dedication and work with The American Cancer Society, Dr. Gross was named Cancer Control Volunteer of the Year in 2008.

In January 2009 Dr. Gross received The President’s Volunteer Service Award in recognition and appreciation for his commitment to strengthening our Nation and for making a difference through volunteer service.

After completing his residency at Vanderbilt, Dr. Gross made Georgia his home. He is married and has 2 sons in college. His interests outside of dermatology include his love of all types of music, watching professional sports, and occasionally playing the piano. Much of Dr. Gross’s spare time is spent volunteering and fund raising for numerous philanthropic organizations such as the American Cancer Society, The Arthritis Foundation and Senior Citizens of Metropolitan Atlanta, Inc. which supports Meals on Wheels Atlanta and other programs that serve North Georgia Seniors. Dr. Gross shares his passion for helping the citizens of the north Georgia community with his wife as she has served as chairperson and organizer for such benefits as the Hospice Ball, Ballet Ball, Opera Ball and American Cancer Society Ball. Dr. Gross currently serves on the board of Directors for Verizon Park.

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