CONTACT INFORMATIONBIOGRAPHYCREDENTIALSAWARDSPUBLICATIONSArthur Joseph Decross, M.D.Contact InformationPhone NumbersAppointment: (585) 275-4711Fax: (585) 276-0101A member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty GroupgroupAn Accountable Health PartnerassignmentAccepting New PatientsLocations180 Sawgrass DrSuite 230Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Endoscopy CenterRochester, NY 14620Faculty AppointmentsProfessor - Department of Medicine , Gastroenterology/Hepatology (SMD) Patient Care SettingGastroenterology & HepatologyBiographyProfessional BackgroundDr. Arthur DeCross is a Professor of Medicine at URMC. He attended medical school at Albany Medical College, completed Internal Medicine training at Strong Memorial Hospital-University of Rochester, and completed Gastroenterology fellowship training at the University of Virginia. Dr. DeCross is very involved with educational programs for medical students, medical residents, and gastroenterology fellows. In addition to general gastroenterology, his primary areas of interest and expertise are in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD), including Crohn's disease and Ulcerative Colitis, Celiac Disease, and the specialized nutritional support of gastrointestinal disorders. Dr. DeCross serves on several national committees of the American Gastroenterological Association, primarily in the areas of medical education and training.CredentialsSpecialtiesGastroenterology - American Board of Internal MedicineInternal MedicineEducation1988MD | Albany Medical College of Union UniversityPost-doctoral Training & Residency0701/1991 - 06/30/1994Fellowship in Gastroenterology at University of Virginia Medical Center07/01/1988 - 06/30/1991Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical CenterAwards2012Elected to the AGA Academy of Educators2007Elected to Fellowship in the American Gastroenterological Association2007FellowshipSponsor: American Gastroenterological Association20061st Place Medical Student Research Poster CompetitionSponsor: American College of PhysiciansLocation: New York2004 - 2005Lawrence A. Kohn Senior Teaching Fellow in recognition of outstanding teaching faculty within the medical community University of Rochester2003 - 2004Lawrence A. Kohn Senior Teaching Fellow in recognition of outstanding teaching faculty within the medical community University of Rochester2000 - 2000Physician's Recognition Award American Medical Association1997 - 1997Physician's Recognition Award American Medical Association1994 - 1994Teaching Award University of Virginia School of Medicine1994 - 1994Physician's Recognition Award American Medical Association1991 - 2009Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association1991 - 1991Physician's Recognition Award American Medical Association1988 - 1988Recognition of Exceptional Achievement Dagget Trust Prize1987 - 1987Elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society1987 - 1987Elected to Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges1986 - 1986Elected to Sigma Xi The Scientific Research Society1986 - 1986Dean's Certificate for Outstanding Research Endeavors1986 - 1986Associated Medical School's Student Research Awards Program1985 - 1986First Place, Human Anatomies The Daggert Prize in Anatomy1985 - 1985Second Place, Most Outstanding Overall Performance Award1985 - 1985Dean's Certificate for Outstanding Research Endeavors1985 - 1985New York State Regent's Scholarship (top 25 MCAT scores in NY State)1985 - 1985First Place, Neuroscience I AwardVIEW ALL expand_morePublicationsJournal Articles2012Decross AJ Proctor D. "The Process of Applying for Gastroenterology Fellowship, Gastro" . 2012; 142(7): 1405-1408.2012Decross AJ. "Is Superman Dead?: Should Work-Hour Limitations Apply to Attending Physicians, and Not Just Trainees?" . AGA Perspectives. 2012; .2012Rivera R, Decross AJ, Kaul V, Whitney-Miller, C. "Primary Gastric Amyloidosis Presenting as an Isolated Gastric Mass" . Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2012; 76:1: 186-7.Books & Chapters1995 Chapter Title: Peptic Ulcer Disease, in Rakel (ed) Book Title: Conn's Current Therapy Author List: DeCross, AJ; Peura, DA Published By: Elsevier 19951994 Chapter Title: Chronic Gastritis: Management, in Bayless TM (ed), Mosby- Year Book, Inc. Book Title: Current Therapy in Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Fourth Ed Author List: McCallum RW Published By: Decross AJ 1994 in Philadelphia1994 Chapter Title: Chronic Gastritis: Management Book Title: Current Therapy in Gastroenterology and Liver Disease Author List: DeCross, AJ; McCallum, RW. 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