Jennifer H. Gross, MD

Titles and Roles

Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
Emory University School of Medicine
Head and Neck Surgeon
Head and Neck Cancer


Jennifer H. Gross, MD is assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at Emory University School of Medicine. An otolaryngologist, Dr. Gross specializes in the surgical care of patients with cancerous and non-cancerous tumors of the head and neck, with additional expertise in functional and cosmetic microvascular flap reconstruction. Her primary clinical practice is located at Winship Cancer Institute at Emory Midtown.

Dr. Gross is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology and the American Head and Neck Society.


Dr. Gross received her MD degree from Emory University School of Medicine. Before attending medical school, she was awarded a national research scholarship to work at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She also interned as a public health inspector at the Beijing Centers for Disease Control, China.

Dr. Gross completed her otolaryngology residency at Washington University in St. Louis and her fellowship in head and neck oncologic surgery at the University of Miami.


Dr. Gross’s primary research focus is on outcomes after head and neck ablative and reconstructive surgery. She is especially interested in improving function, aesthetics, and quality of life after microvascular flap reconstruction.

Dr. Gross is the Emory Principal Investigator for the national clinical trial, NRG-HN006: Randomized Phase II/III Trial of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy versus Elective Neck Dissection for Early-Stage Oral Cavity Cancer.

  • Below is a listing of current federal grants for the above principal investigator.



Dr. Gross has authored multiple research publications and book chapters. She is a peer reviewer for the journals: Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology, Head & Neck, and JAMA Otolaryngology. She also holds an editorial board position for the journal Cancer Medicine.

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