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Dr. Gary Gross, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Dr. Gary Gross, M.D., F.A.C.P.


  • 1972-1976 Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 
    New York, NY
    Degree: MD
  • 1971-1972 U.C.S.D., LaJolla, California
    Undergraduate course work
  • 1966-1970 Swarthmore College, 
    Swarthmore, PA
    Degree: BA History/Anthropology
  • 1968-1969 Whittier College, Copenhagen, Denmark


  • 1981-1983 Medical Oncology
    Department of Medicine/Oncology
    University of Texas Health Science Center
    San Antonio, Texas
  • 1982-1983 Research Fellowship
    American Cancer Society
  • 1981-1982 Clinical Fellowship
    American Cancer Society


  • 7/1976-6/1979 University of Texas Health Science Center 
    at San Antonio, Texas
    Department of Internal Medicine


  • 1995 "Boning up on Bedside Manner"
    Article Featured in Texas Medicine, March 1995
  • 1989 American Society of Clinical Oncology
    Abstract selected as "one of top twenty research papers" for the annual meeting
  • 1976 Recipient of Reader's Digest International Medical Assistant Program Fellowship
    for work in Behrhorst Clinic, Chimaltenango, Guatemala


  • November/1985 Board of Medical Oncology
  • September/1979 American Board of Internal Medicine


  • May/2003-Present Blood & Cancer Center of East Texas, PA
    Tyler, Texas
    Practice specializing in cancer and diseases of the blood. CLIA
    certified lab, infusion center, patient resource center and bone density
  • 1994 Founding physician for East Texas Medical Center's prospective
    planning conferences for oncology patients.
  • July/1984-May/2003 Tyler Hematology Oncology, PA
    Tyler, Texas
    Founding Partner of a six physician group practice with offices in
    Athens, Jacksonville, and Tyler offering an IV fusion center, CLIA
    certified lab, patient resource center and electronic medical records.
  • 1985 Founding physician of the East Texas Community Oncology Program
    clinical trials program with East Texas Medical Institutional Review
    Board, Tumor Board
  • 1984-Present Founder of East Texas Medical Center Athens Oncology Program
  • July/1979-June/1981 La Clinica Amistad
    United States Public Health Service, San Antonio, Texas


  • 1984-Present East Texas Medical Center, Tyler, Texas
  • 1984-Present Trinity Mother Frances Tyler, Texas


  • East Texas Community Group Oncology Program
  • Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG)
  • National Surgical Adjuvant Breast & Bowel Project (NSABP)
  • Association Community Cancer (ACCC)
    Clinical Trials Program
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
    New Drug Development Trials


  • 1985-Present Founding physician and principle investigator of the East Texas
    Community Oncology Program (CGOP): SWOG, ACCC, NSABP, Independent Pharmaceutical Company Phase II Trials.


  • Von Hoff, D.D. Gross, G.E., Kuhn, J.G.:
    Miscellaneous anticancer agents. In: Cancer Chemotherapy IV. H. Pindo(ed.) Excerpts Medica, Amsterdam, 1982
  • Gross, G.E.:
    Granulacytosis associated with Sulindac (Clinoril) overdose.
    Annuals on Internal Medicine, 96: 793-794, June 1982
  • Von Hoff, D.D., Gross, G.E., Kuhn, J.G.:
    Miscellaneous anticancer agents: New anticancer agents. In: The Cancer Pharmacology Annual B.A. Chabner, H. Pinedo (eds.) Excerpts Medica, Amsterdam, 1983
  • Gross, G.E., Clark, G.M., Chamness, G.D:, and McGuire, W.L.:
    Multiple progesterone receptor assays. Cancer Research, 44:835-840,
    February 1984
  • Gross, G.E. Boldt, D.H., Osborne, C.K.:
    Perturbation of human breast cancer cell cycle kinetics by insulin. Cancer Research, 44:3570-3575, August 1984
  • Gross, G.E.:
    The Role of the Tumor Board in a Community Hospital. CA-A
    Journal for Clinicians, 37(2): 88-92, March-April 1987
  • Gross, G.E.:
    The Role of the Tumor Board in a Community Hospital. American Cancer Society Professional Education Publication, 1987
  • Gross, G.E.: 
    Islet Cell Tumors. East Texas Medicine, Tyler, Texas October 1989
  • Gross, G.E.: 
    Oncology Corner, East Texas Medicine, 2(6): 26-27 December 1990 Community Treatment of Lung Cancer, A Panel Discussion, Phillip D. Bonomi, M.D. Moderator. Monograph published by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., 1990


  • Gross, G.E., Clark, G.M., McGuire, W.L.:
    Multiple progesterone receptor (PR) assays in human breast cancer. ASCO Meeting 1983.
  • Gross, G.E., Boldt, D.H., Osborne, C.K.:
    Perturbation of human breast cancer cell cycles kinetics by insulin. The Endocrine Society Meeting 1983
  • Gross, G.E.: 
    The progesterone receptor in human breast cancer, Texas Medical Association Annual Meeting, Fort Worth, Texas 1984
  • Gross, G.E.:
    The Cold Agglutinin Syndrome, Texas Medical Association Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas May 1986
  • Gross, G.E.:
    Phase II Study of Gemcitabine (GEM) and Carboplatin (CBDCA) in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Eli Lilly Annual Meeting, Memphis, TN, March 1998, The First International Chicago Symposium Malignancies of the Chest and Head/Neck, Chicago, IL, October 1999
  • Gross, G.E.:
    Combined Gemcitabine and Carboplatin in Advanced Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma. The First International Lung Cancer Congress, Maui, Hawaii, July 2000
  • Gross, G.E.:
    Early Toxicity Profile of Gemcitabine/Carboplatin Chemotherapy with Neumega for Prevention of Drug Induced Thrombocytopenia in Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. The First International Lung Cancer Congress, Maui, Hawaii, July 2000


  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Internal Medicine
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Smith County Medical Society
  • Texas Society of Medical Oncology


  • Texas Society of Internal Medicine Board of Directors; 1996-2000
  • East TexPAC Board Member, 1996-2000
  • American Cancer Society: Region 21, Medical Director, 1987-1989 and Board Member, 1985-2000
  • HealthCare Partners HMO: Physician Advisory Panel, 1995-2001
  • Hospice of East Texas, Board Member, 1985-Present
  • Council of Communications, Texas Medical Association, 1990-1998
  • Blood Banking Committee, Texas Medical Association, 1986-1989
  • Committee on Cancer, Texas Medical Association, 1990-1991
  • Texas Society of Medical Oncology: Alternate Delegate, ASCO Clinical Practice
  • Committee1994; Newsletter Co-Editor 1994
  • Chairman, Department of Medicine, Mother Frances Hospital 1998
  • Newsletter Editor, Texas Society of Internal Medicine, 1998


  • 2004-Present ETMC Foundation Board
  • 2005-Present Smith County Medical Society Board


  • Smith County Medical Society, Vice President 1989
  • Smith County Health District, Board Member, 1998


  • Smith County Public Health District, Jamieson Clinic, Physician Volunteer
  • National Black Leadership Initiative on Cancer, Medical Advisor & Volunteer
  • Tyler Independent School District, Physician Volunteer for Mentor Program