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Gross, Hartmut, MD, FACEP

Administrative Title: 
Co-Director of International Medicine Fellowship
Co-Director of the Special Events Medical Team
Specialties: 
Emergency Medicine
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
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Faculty Title

  • Professor of Emergency Medicine and Neurology
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Department of Emergency Medicine

Medical Degree

  • University of Alabama, 1985

Residency

  • East Tennessee State University School of Medicine, General Surgery, 1987
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center - Miami, General Surgery, 1989
  • Medical College of Georgia, Emergency Medicine, 1992

Research

  • Manangement of Acute Stroke
  • Event Medicine
  • Wilderness Medicine
  • International Medicine

Languages

  • English
  • German

Board Info

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine - Certified - 1995

Co-founder REACH Call Telestroke, a nationally recognized telemedicine service founded at MCGHealth. REACH makes neurological consults more available to patients in rural areas. This pioneering telemedicine service lets stroke specialist at Georgia Health Sciences diagnose and treat stroke patients at member hospitals from anywhere, at any time, through a standard computer, Web cam and broadband Internet connection. Dr. Gross is credentialed in 18 hospitals throughout Georgia to provide telemedicine consults for acute stroke management.

Dr. Gross is heavily involved in Telemedicine and provides acute stroke care via Internet using the MCG designed system called REACH (www.REACHHealth.com).  In Oct 2011 he was appointed to the Executive board of the new Emergency Telemedicine Section of ACEP.  He also coordinates and provides medical coverage at local community events such as Drag Boat Races, Air Show, Ironman, and the Masters.  He also helps set up an examination for a Wilderness Medicine Adventure Race (www.MedWAR.org) as well as doing field medical and rescue training and fill in clinic coverage for military contracts.  He is Co-editor and Co-author of Global Medical Mission, Preparation, Procedure, Practice.

Dr. Gross has been traveling to the Developing World 1 – 2 times annually for the past 12 years.  He has been an instructor in the Advanced Medical Leadership Training course for all but one year.  He has been on student trips as well.  Using the field laboratory and microscope is a favorite activity, next to catching insects in the many countries visited over the years.