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Ross Shockley, MD

Assistant Professor

Clinical Office:

1700 N. Wheeling Street, Building E1-201
Aurora, CO 80045

Appointments:  303-399-8020


Academic Office:

12631 E. 17th Avenue, B205
Aurora, CO 80045

Phone: 303-724-1950

Fax: 303-724-1961


Hospital Affiliations:

University of Colorado Hospital

Denver Veteran's Administration Medical Center

Children's Hospital Colorado

Denver Health Medical Center


Clinical Interests:

General Otolaryngology ​



2011-2016 Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Medical School

2007-2011 MD, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston TX


2003-2007 BS Biology, Texas A&M University, College Station TX

2010 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Delta chapter of Texas

2007 Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Texas A&M University

2006 Phi Kappa Phi Outstanding Junios in College of Science, Texas A&M University

2006 Thomas S. Gathright Scholar Award, Texas A&M University

2006 1st place poster presentation, Student Research Week, Texas A&M University

2015  Pekala K., Clavenna M., Shockley R., Turner J. Chronic Invasive Fungal Sinusitis Associated with Intranasal Drug Use. In Press.

2015  Shockley R., Siddiqui Z., Goudy S., McQueen K. Survey of Short-term Surgical Missions in Guatemala: 2011-2014. Submitted.

2015  Shockley R., Vansell H., Figueroa L., Cifuentes A., McQueen K., Survey of Surgical and Anesthesia Infrastructure in Guatemala. Submittted.

2014  Merchant A., Hendel S., Shockley R., Schlesinger J., Vansel H., McQueen K., Seeking Solutions to the Global Surgical Crisis: Contrasting Access to Emergency and Essential Surgery and Safe Anesthesia Across the Globe: Central and South America, SE Asia and Africa. In Press.

2012  Shockley R., Roy S., Allergic fungal rhinosinusitis in children. Ear Nose Throat J. 2012 July; 91(7):280-281.

2006  Shockley R., Cassone V., Bartwll P. Comparison of circadian changes in the retinas between migraory and non-migratory Blackcaps, Sylvia atricapilla. Undergraduate Research Scholars Thesis.


​2012-Present  Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health - Study of International Surgical Infrastructure and Short-term Surgical Missions.

2010-2011  University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Department of Otolaryngology "Mucosal Cytokine Regulation in the Pathophysiology of Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis" Graduate Research Assistant; Principal Investogator: Amber Luong, MD, PhD

2008  University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Department of Cardiology "AMP Kinase Activates Ubiquitin Ligases: A New Approach to Reverse Cardiac Hypertrophy"              Graduate Research Assistant; Principal Investigator: Heinrich Taegtmeyer, MD, PhD

2005-2007  Texas A&M University, Department of Biology                                                        Student Research Assistant - 2005-2007, Principal Investigator: Vincent Cassone; PhD 2007, Principal Investigator: Paul Bartell, PhD

2006  Tierarztliche Hochschule Veterinary School, Hannover, Germany                           Student Research Assistant - Principal Investoigator: Marina Davila Ross, PhD



​2013-present International Surgical Society

2011-present American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

2011-present Alpha Omega Alpha

2007-present Phi Beta Kappa

2009-2011 Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Student Interest Group

2007-2011 Student Surgical Association