Fredric J. Gross, M.D.


Fredric Gross

  • Cataract and Glaucoma Specialist
  • Medical and Surgical Eye Care
  • General Ophthalmology

Doctor Gross is a Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude graduate of Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri. He also graduated from the Washington University School of Medicine, which he attended as a member of the prestigious Scholars Program in Medicine, and where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical school academic honorary society. Doctor Gross completed his Ophthalmology Residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City and completed a Fellowship Program at Harvard University’s Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston, Massachusetts. Doctor Gross has performed over ten thousand cataract and glaucoma surgeries, making him one of the most experienced surgeons in Eastern Virginia. Along with his partners at Mid-Atlantic Eye Care, he is pleased to offer state of the art computerized diagnostic technology, modern laser therapies, and the newest lens implants to help his patients maintain and improve their vision. Dr. Gross was recently certified for LenSx, laser assisted cataract surgery at the Bon Secours Ambulatory Surgery Center in Virginia Beach and is also please to offer Micro Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) to his patients.

In addition to his clinical practice, Doctor Gross is also actively involved in the Ophthalmology Residency Program at the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. In 2016, he was named the Ophthalmology Attending of the Year for the second time in his career. He also presented his research on improving the safety and efficiency of resident cataract surgery at the International Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. His work will be published later this year. Doctor Gross also diagnoses and treats diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration, eye infections, double vision, dry eye, and eye injuries. As part of his commitment to the community Doctor Gross operates weekly at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Hampton Virginia and is member of the local Lions Club, which provides free eye examinations and eye glasses to indigent patients.