Dr. Ross received his Bachelor of Science at the University of Michigan in 1958. He received his Doctor of Medicine (MD) from the Wayne State University in 1962, and then entered a general surgery internship. Dr. Ross then served in the United States Air Force as a medical officer from 1963 to 1966, and was awarded the Air Force Outstanding Unit Citation and Vietnam Service Medal, prior to his release from active duty in 1966. He then returned to his medical education by completing his Urology Residency at Wayne State University in 1970.
Dr. Ross retired in 2013.