Dr. Gross, a board-certified ophthalmologist and the founder of the Carolina Retina Center, has been working with vitreous and retinal diseases since 1989. After graduating from the University of Maryland with a degree in microbiology, he earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, and a two-year fellowship in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery at the University of California at San Diego. After his training, he was recruited to join the faculty of the Ophthalmology Department at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine as an assistant professor and as co-director of the Vitreoretinal Service, teaching residents. In 1992, he started in private practice and established the Carolina Retina Center to provide specialized retinal care for Central South Carolina. Dr. Gross continually updates his knowledge and training. He has been a principal investigator on over 35 nationally funded studies of retinal disease and writes frequently on that topic for national journals. He is the author of over 40 scientific articles and book chapters and a reviewer for several publications related to retinal diseases. Dr. Gross is a Fellow of American Academy of Ophthalmology, and a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists, Retina Society, the American Uveitis Society, Central South Carolina Society of Ophthalmology, South Carolina Society of Ophthalmology and Columbia Medical Society. He served on the Board of Directors and as President of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, and also was Chief of Ophthalmology at Palmetto Richland and Providence Hospitals. Married and the father of two children, Dr. Gross enjoys surf fishing, custom rod building, reading, hiking and is learning to restore vintage cars. 

Recipient of the American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award for commitment to advancing the profession and positively impacting patient's eye health.

Dr. Jeffrey Gross voted Best Doctor every year since 1996.



FellowshipUniversity of California at San Diego
ResidencyGreater Baltimore Medical Center
InternshipRiverside Hospital
Medical SchoolMedical College of Virginia
Certifications Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Societies

-American Academy of Ophthalmology - Fellow
-American Society for Ophthalmic StandardizedEchography
-American Society of Retinal Specialists
-American Uveitis Society
-Aspen Retinal Detachment Society
-Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
-Atlantic Coast Fluorescein Angiography Club
-Central South Carolina Ophthalmological Society
-Columbia (SC) Medical Society
-Retina Society
-Research to Prevent Blindness, Inc.