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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Cross specializes in adult reconstructive surgery of the hip and knee, including primary and revision joint replacements.
  • He attended Washington University in St. Louis for his undergraduate education, where he double majored in chemistry and mathematics/statistics and played varsity football. He graduated medical school from Vanderbilt University as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Cross completed his residency at HSS, where he was awarded the Russell Warren Basic Science Research Award and the Jean McDaniel Award, which is given to the Chief Resident who best demonstrates leadership, professionalism and ethics in the care of patients. In addition, he was voted by the faculty as the Distinguished Housestaff Award winner at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.
  • After residency, Dr. Cross completed a fellowship in Adult Reconstruction at Rush University Medical Center, where he won the Jorge O. Galante, MD Fellow Research Award. Dr. Cross joined HSS as a clinician-scientist and currently has over 55 publications and has received numerous research awards at local, regional, and national levels, including the 2013 Frank Stinchfield Award from the Hip Society and the 2013 OREF/ORS Travel Award in Translational Research from the Orthopaedic Research Society.


  • Medical School - Vanderbilt University
  • Rush University Medical Center (Fellowship)
  • Hospital for Special Surgery, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery

Language Spoken

  • English