Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Division of Infectious Diseases

Center for Care of Infectious Diseases (CCID)
Falk Medical Building
3601 Fifth Avenue
7th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Patient Appointments: 412-647-7228
Main CCID Fax: 412-647-7951

UPMC Mercy
1400 Locust Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Patient Appointments: 412-232-5992
Fax Number: 412-232-3292

Pittsburgh Treatment and Evaluation Unit (PTEU)
PTEU Patient Appointments: 412-647-8125
PTEU Fax Number: 412-647-6253

Ross Cranston, MD, FRCP


Associate Professor

Director, Anal Dysplasia Clinic and Research Program

Office: Keystone Building, Suite 510
3520 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-647-0996
Fax: 412-383-2900
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M.D., Edinburgh University Medical School, Edinburgh, UK, 1990

Internship, Falkirk and District Royal Infirmary Falkirk, UK & Royal Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, UK, 1991
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Forth Park Hospital, Krikcaldy, UK, 1996
HIV and STD Medicine/Fellowship, Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital Trust, London, UK, 2002
Doctoral Research, Univeristy of California San Francisco, 2001

Area of Specialization/Research Interest  
HIV co-infection with sexually transmitted infection

Dr. Cranston is an Associate Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases. He graduated from the University of Edinburgh Medical School in 1990 and holds United Kingdom Boards in General Internal Medicine, a Fellowship in HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infection, and a Doctorate in Medicine based on research performed at UCSF, San Francisco.

Dr. Cranston’s research interests encompass biomedical HIV prevention in men who have sex with men, and human papillomavirus associated anal dysplasia management in at risk populations. He is an investigator in the AIDS clinical trials group, AIDS malignancy consortium, Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study, and Microbicide Trials Network in addition to a number of investigator initiated projects.

Dr. Cranston is Medical Director of the University of Pittsburgh Anal Dysplasia Clinic and Research Program and works clinically at the Pittsburgh AIDS Center for Treatment and Magee-Womens Hospital.

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