Sharona B. Ross
Florida Hospital Tampa, USA
Sharona B. Ross completed her General Surgery residency at the University of South Florida, College of Medicine, Department of General Surgery and was later awarded the prestigious HPB/Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship at USF/Tampa General Hospital. She then completed an Endoscopic Gastroenterology Fellowship at the Division of Digestive Disorders & Nutrition, Department of Medicine, University of South Florida. She is currently the Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Director of Surgical Endoscopy, Founder & Director of the FHT Women in Surgery Initiative at Florida Hospital Tampa and the Program Director/Chair of the 2010, 2011, 2012 and the upcoming Annual International Women in Surgery Career Symposium. She was one of the first surgeons in the United States to undertake Laparo-Endoscopic Single Site (LESS) surgery, and continues to develop new techniques and instrumentation to improve its safety and application. As a thought leader in American medicine, she continues to push the envelope in the advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery.