Ross Summer, MD
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 955-0830 fax
Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications
- Scleroderma-Related Lung Disease: Are Adipokines Involved Pathogenically?
- Obesity paradox?
- Obesity: "Priming" the lung for injury
- MicroRNA-638 is highly expressed in human vascular smooth muscle cells and inhibits PDGF-BB-induced cell proliferation and migration through targeting orphan nuclear receptor NOR1
- Cavin1; a Regulator of Lung Function and Macrophage Phenotype
Louisiana State University - New Orleans - 1996
Johns Hopkins University Hospital
Boston University Medical Center Hospital
Critical Care Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine
Research & Clinical Interests
Dr Ross Summer is a board certified pulmonary and critical care physician and an NIH-funded investigator. Dr Summer completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland and then went on to complete a four-year pulmonary and critical care fellowship at Boston University. Dr Summer spends his time attending on the pulmonary consult service and in the medical intensive care unit at Thomas Jefferson in center city Philadelphia. In addition, Dr Summer spends a significant portion of his time overseeing a basic science program whose major focus is to understand the molecular mechanisms contributing to the pathogenesis of Acute Respiratory Distress syndrome (ARDS) and Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF).