Joshua Ross, MD

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Joshua C. Ross, MD


Joshua Ross, MD is the chief medical officer for American Family Children's Hospital where he is responsible for integrating clinical services and medical practice across UW Health Kids.

As a physician specially trained in pediatric emergency medicine, Joshua Ross, MD leads a team of expert health care clinicians at American Family Children’s Hospital’s Emergency Department — the region’s only emergency department specially designed to support the needs of infants, toddlers, tweens and teens.  

Injury or illness can be caused by any of several diseases, including trauma and infections, and may include symptoms such as fevers, vomiting, bleeding, shortness of breath, dizziness, weakness and pain. He speaks with parents and patients, obtains lab tests and imaging such as X-rays to diagnose the injury or illness and provides necessary treatments.  

Whether it is a life-threatening event, such as a traumatic injury, or an event needing rapid treatment, such as a deep cut, Dr. Ross attentively and compassionately listens to all parents and patients to understand their health care needs and provide the most advanced medical care available. 

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Medical School
  • The Ohio State University, College of Medicine & Public Health, Columbus, OH
  • Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL