Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Ross Summer, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Associate Professor

Critical Care/Pulmonary/Allergy/Immunology

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Office Locations

834 Walnut Street
Ste. 650
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-5161
Fax: (215) 923-6003

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Louisiana State University - New Orleans, Medical School


  • Johns Hopkins University Hospital


  • Johns Hopkins University Hospital


  • Boston University Medical Center Hospital

Recent Publications

Muc1 deficiency exacerbates pulmonary fibrosis in a mouse model of silicosis

Protein folding and the challenges of maintaining endoplasmic reticulum proteostasis in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Target-Specific Delivery of an Antibody That Blocks the Formation of Collagen Deposits in Skin and Lung

Obesity-induced endoplasmic reticulum stress causes lung endothelial dysfunction and promotes acute lung injury

An official American thoracic society workshop report: Obesity and metabolism an emerging frontier in lung health and disease

T-cadherin deficiency increases vascular vulnerability in T2DM through impaired NO bioactivity

Surfactant lipids at the host-environment interface metabolic sensors, suppressors, and effectors of inflammatory lung disease

Therapeutic advances in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis: Pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management

C1q deficiency promotes pulmonary vascular inflammation and enhances the susceptibility of the lung endothelium to injury

Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome Criteria for Severe Sepsis

Obesity-induced adipokine imbalance impairs mouse pulmonary vascular endothelial function and primes the lung for injury

Direct effects of leptin and adiponectin on peripheral reproductive tissues: A critical review

Role of Angiotensin II type 1 receptor on renal NAD(P)H oxidase, oxidative stress and inflammation in nitric oxide inhibition induced-hypertension

To the editor

A pneumocyte-macrophage paracrine lipid axis drives the lung toward fibrosis

IL-15Rα is a determinant of muscle fuel utilization, and its loss protects against obesity

Plasma adiponectin, clinical factors, and patient outcomes during the acute respiratory distress syndrome

Pleiotropic effects of cavin-1 deficiency on lipid metabolism

Extracellular ATP mediates the late phase of neutrophil recruitment to the lung in murine models of acute lung injury