Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Ross Summer, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor

Critical Care/Pulmonary/Allergy/Immunology
Pulmonary Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)

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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

Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis: Pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management

Therapeutic advances in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

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