Ashley E. Ross, MD, PhD, Assistant professor of Urology, Oncology and Pathology, was born in Buffalo New York
and graduated from The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine with graduate and medical degrees. He joined the
faculty after completing his general surgery and urology training at Johns Hopkins.
Dr. Ross has an active clinical practice which focuses on Prostate Cancer, Bladder Cancer and Prostatic
Diseases such as Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. He has expertise in open and robotic surgery for prostate
cancer as well as in focal and salvage prostate cryotherapy. In addition he has expertise in transurethral
therapy of the bladder as well as surgery with reconstruction for bladder cancer. As an active member of the
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Ross participates in multi-disciplinary
approaches to the treatment of prostate cancer and bladder cancer. Â Dr. Ross also treats benign enlargement
of the prostate through the use of transurethral resection, laser photo-vaporization, bipolar vaporization,
and via open surgical approaches.
Dr. Ross is a fully trained scientist and an expert on prostate carcinogenesis. His laboratory currently
investigates the molecular mechanisms that drive prostate cancer and is developing and trialing novel
targeted therapies for aggressive disease. In addition, they are working on the development of tests which
can guide the best diagnostic and treatment selection for each individual patient.