Mitchell E. Gross

Associate Professor of Medicine

Areas of treatment:

Prostate Cancer
Clinical Trials


  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology


  • Department of Medicine


  • English

Mitchell E. Gross, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Practicing location:

  • USC Norris Westside Cancer Center

About this doctor:

Dr. Gross is research director of the USC Norris Westside Cancer Center and the Center for Applied Molecular Medicine. His overall research interest focuses on applying modern techniques relating to the study of genes and proteins (genomics and proteomics) on the clinical problems faced in treating patients with prostate cancer. A particular interest relates to the androgen receptor and relating proteins and pathways as key driving forces behind the development and treatment of prostate cancer. As a medical oncologist, his clinical activities are focused on therapeutic clinical trials incorporating both molecularly targeted and conventional therapies to the care of patients with prostate cancer. He serves as primary investigator on many multi-center phase 1 and 2 clinical trials
Dr. Gross has earned degrees from the University of California, San Diego (B.A.), Baylor College of Medicine in Houston (M.D.), and the University of California, Los Angeles (Ph.D. Molecular Biology). He completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at the UCLA Center for the Health Sciences.


Doctor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 1994


UCLA Center For the Health Sciences, Internal Medicine, 1994 - 1997


UCLA Center For the Health Sciences, Hematology/Oncology, 1997 - 2002


American Board of Internal Medicine: Medical Oncology

Professional society memberships:

American Association of Cancer Research
American Society of Clinical Oncology


Donna and Jesse Garber Award, 2006
AACR-AFLAC Scholar in Training Award, 2001
Amgen Fellowship Research Award, 1999
Rhone Phoulenc Rorer Travel Award, 1999
Specialty Training Advanced Research Fellowship, 1997 - 2002
Hewlett Packard Award for Excellence in Internal Medicine, 1994
Alpha Omega Alpha, 1994
UCSD/Revelle College Academic Leadership Award, 1990
Phi Beta Kappa, 1989