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Stephen Ruoss

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care) at the Stanford University Medical Center

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Pulmonary Clinic 300 Pasteur Dr A165 Stanford, CA 94305
    Tel Work (650) 725-7061 Fax (650) 498-6288
  • Academic Offices
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Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonology (Lung) and Critical Care
  • Internal Medicine

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Interim Co-Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division, Department of Medicine (2004 - present)
  • Medical Director, Stanford Medical Center Transfer Center, Stanford Medical Center (2003 - present)
  • Medical Director, Stanford Medical Center Respiratory Care Services, Stanford Medical Center (2004 - present)

Professional Education

Internship: University of Connecticut-School of Medicine CT (1982)
Fellowship: UCSF Medical Center CA (1991)
Residency: Va Medical Center - Boston MA (1985)
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1984)
Residency: Boston University Medical Center/Framington MA (1984)
Medical Education: University of Washington School of Medicine WA (1981)
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Courses

2013-14

Postdoctoral Advisees

Olga FortenkoMeghan RamseyRyan Van Wert

Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

We have an active collaborative project examining basic and clinical aspects of non-tuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) lung infection in non-immune compromised adults. Studies have examined possible cellular immune mechanisms for increased susceptibility to these infections, and are also investigating aspects of optimal diagnosis and treatment. In addition, a clinical and translational research program is investigating the causes and genetic factors underlying the evolution of bronchiectasis. Projects include genetic susceptibility in bronchiectasis, as well as therapy projects for adults with pulmonary NTM infections.

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