Arthur J. DeCross, M.D.

Arthur J. DeCross, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 646
Rochester, NY 14642

Fax: (585) 276-0101

Professional Bio

Dr. Arthur DeCross is an Associate 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.

Awards & Honors (National)

Fellowship | American Gastroenterological Association 2007

Awards & Honors (Local)

Elected to the AGA Academy of Educators 2012
Elected to Fellowship in the American Gastroenterological Association 2007
1st Place Medical Student Research Poster Competition | American College of Physicians | New York 2006
Lawrence A. Kohn Senior Teaching Fellow in recognition of outstanding teaching faculty within the medical community University of Rochester 2004 - 2005
Lawrence A. Kohn Senior Teaching Fellow in recognition of outstanding teaching faculty within the medical community University of Rochester 2003 - 2004
Physician's Recognition Award American Medical Association 2000 - 2000
Physician's Recognition Award American Medical Association 1997 - 1997
Physician's Recognition Award American Medical Association 1994 - 1994
Teaching Award University of Virginia School of Medicine 1994 - 1994
Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association 1991 - 2009
Physician's Recognition Award American Medical Association 1991 - 1991
Recognition of Exceptional Achievement Dagget Trust Prize 1988 - 1988
Elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society 1987 - 1987
Elected to Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges 1987 - 1987
Elected to Sigma Xi The Scientific Research Society 1986 - 1986
Associated Medical School's Student Research Awards Program 1986 - 1986
Dean's Certificate for Outstanding Research Endeavors 1986 - 1986
First Place, Human Anatomies The Daggert Prize in Anatomy 1985 - 1986
First Place, Neuroscience I Award 1985 - 1985
Second Place, Most Outstanding Overall Performance Award 1985 - 1985
Dean's Certificate for Outstanding Research Endeavors 1985 - 1985
New York State Regent's Scholarship (top 25 MCAT scores in NY State) 1985 - 1985

Recent Journal Articles

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2012
Decross AJ Proctor D. "The Process of Applying for Gastroenterology Fellowship, Gastro". 2012; 142(7): 1405-1408.
2012
Decross AJ. "Is Superman Dead?: Should Work-Hour Limitations Apply to Attending Physicians, and Not Just Trainees?". AGA Perspectives. 2012; .
2012
Rivera R, Decross AJ, Kaul V, Whitney-Miller, C. "Primary Gastric Amyloidosis Presenting as an Isolated Gastric Mass". Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2012; 76:1: 186-7.
2011
Sharma R, DeCross AJ. "Zencker's Diverticulitis Secondary to Alendronate Ingestion: A Rare Cause of Recurrent Dysphagia". Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2011; 73: 368-370.
2011
Proctor, DD; DeCross, AJ; Pardi, DS. "The Match-Five Years Later". Gastro. 2011; 140(1): 15-18.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology/Hepatology (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

1994 | Gastroenterology Fellowship | University of Virginia1994
1991 | Internal Medicine Residency | University of Rochester1991
MD | Medicine | Albany Medical College1988
BS | Biomedical Sciences | Rensselaer Polytech Inst1986
1982 | Stuyvesant High School1982

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1988 - 06/30/1991
Fellowship in Gastroenterology at University of Virginia Medical Center06/30/1994