Our Current Faculty

Alan F. Ross, M.D.
Associate Professor
Undergraduate Education
  • University of California
Medical School
  • Northwestern University School of Medicine
  • Northwestern University School of Medicine
  • Northwestern University School of Medicine
  • Emory University Hospital
Research Interests
  • Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction Trials
  • Anesthetic Techniques for Tracheal Stenosis Excision and Balloon Dilation
  • Visual Monitor of Obstructed Respiratory Breathing
  • Anesthetic Agents and Cardiovascular System
  • Central Line Placement Techniques
  • Teaching Excellence Recognition Award, Anesthesia, 2014
  • Best Doctors in America, 2009-2016
  • First Place Midwest Anesthesia Resident Conference, Blood Pressure Measurement and Mastectomy, 2008
  • Above and Beyond Awards Physician in University of Iowa Healthcare Public Advertisement, 2001
  • Seven Above and Beyond Awards, University of Iowa, 2000-2001
  • Teacher of the Year, University of Iowa, Anesthesia, 1986
  • Phi Beta Kappa, University of California, 1975
  • Fellowship Director, University of Iowa, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, 2009-present
  • Associate Professor, University of Iowa, Anesthesia, 1995-present
  • Assistant Professor, University of Iowa, Anesthesia, 1989-1995
  • Director, University of Iowa, Cardiac Anesthesia, 1988-1999
  • Attending Anesthesiologist, Veteran's Administration Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa, 1985-present
  • Associate, University of Iowa, Anesthesia, 1985-1989
  • Assistant in Anesthesia, Massachusetts General Hospital, Faculty Member of Cardiac Anesthesia Group, 1984-1985
  • Instructor, Harvard Medical School, 1984-1985
  1. Ueda K, Ross AF, Ahmed W: In reply. Anesthesiology 2012 Mar; 116(4):968-9

  2. Ueda K, Ahmed W, Ross AF: Intraoperative pneumothorax identified with transthoracic ultrasound. Anesthesiology 2011 Jul; 115(3):653-5

  3. Ross AF, Ueda K: Pulmonary hypertension in thoracic surgical patients. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 2009 Dec; 23(1):25-33

  4. Ross AF, Ferguson JS: Advances in interventional pulmonology. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 2009 Mar; 22(1):11-7

  5. Andrews BT, Graham SM, Ross AF, Barnhart WH, Ferguson JS, McLennan G: Technique, Utility, and Safety of Awake Tracheoplasty Using Combined Laser and Balloon Dilation. Laryngoscope 2007 Dec;117(12):2159-62

  6. Dragich DA, Ross AF, Chestnut DH, Wenstrom K: Respiratory failure associated with amnioinfusion during labor. Anesth Analg 1991 Apr; 72(4):549-51