Steven E Ross, MD, FACS, FCCM


Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery
  • Trauma Surgeon

Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Titles

  • Professor of Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery (Surgery - General)
  • Surgical Critical Care

Professional Type

Cooper University Physician



About Me

Dr. Ross's clinical and research interests include trauma systems, pre-hospital trauma care, and the emergency resuscitation, operative intervention, intensive care management, and rehabilitation of victims of injury. He has over 100 peer reviewed publications and numerous book chapters in these fields. His work in trauma has been recognized by the New Jersey Brain Injury Association, the BNai Brith Foundation, the Camden Police Department, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Edward J. Ill Foundation; and his work at Cooper has been recognized with both awards for teaching and the Diane Barton award. He has served as Chair of the New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, and was a founding member and chair of the New Jersey State Trauma Center Council. He has served on the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, the national organization setting standards and guidelines for trauma care, and as President of the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, the nations oldest surgical organization.


Office Locations

Level 1 Trauma Center

One Cooper Plaza
(for GPS use 246 S 6th St)
Camden , NJ 08103
Maps & Directions

Education & Training

Medical SchoolJefferson Medical College - Philadelphia, PA
InternshipYork Hospital - York, PA
ResidencyYork Hospital - York, PA
FellowshipUniversity of Kansas Medical Center - Kansas City, KS

Special Interests

Trauma surgery, surgical critical care


  • Board of Trustees, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
  • American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • American College of Critical Care Medicine
  • American College of Surgeons
  • International Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care
  • Philadelphia Academy of Surgery
  • Societe Internationale de Chirurgie; U.S. Chapter
  • Western Trauma Association

Awards and Honors

  • Best Doctors in America, 2012, 2013
  • South Jersey Magazine, Top Physicians 2010, 2011
  • New Jersey Monthly, Top Doctor 2010, 2011, 2019, 2020
  • Inside Jersey "Top "Doctors" 2012

Editorial Positions

Critical Care Medicine; Editorial Reviewer

Injury; Editorial Reviewer

Injury; Editorial Board Member

Journal of Trauma; Editorial Reviewer


Dr. Ross is well published in his field.