Dr. Stephen Gross received board certification in veterinary ophthalmology from the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology in 1980. He spent the next 10 years practicing at The Animal Medical Center in New York City and was among the first veterinarians to learn the phacoemulsification cataract extraction technique from Dr. Charles Kelman, the human ophthalmologist who developed it. After leaving New York City, he practiced as a staff ophthalmologist at the University of Pennsylvania Ryan Veterinary Hospital for small animals. Dr. Gross also practiced at Metropolitan Veterinary Specialists before joining Hope Veterinary Specialists in 2018.
Dr. Gross received his veterinary degree from The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1977. He remained at the veterinary school to complete his internship in small animal medicine and residency in veterinary ophthalmology. He is a graduate of Haverford College, receiving a BS in economics.
Dr. Gross spent his childhood in Media, Pennsylvania, and currently lives in Chester County with his family and 2 adopted rescue dogs. He spends time away from work gardening and bird watching.