Dr. Michael Gross

Nephrology and Dialysis
Anaheim, CA
48 years experience male

Locations

altamed

Anaheim, CA

Address

1814, W Lincoln Ave, Anaheim, CA, US
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

American Family Mutual Insurance Company

About

Bio

Board Certified Internal Medicine and Nephrology Current working for Altamed in Anaheim Ca 92801

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Nephrology and Dialysis

Licenses

United States: Nevada

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

131 Answers
65 Agrees
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
No: you should not get a UTI from taking antibiotics
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Check: Check with your PCP may be resistant to Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Urine: your UTI may be resistant to the current antibiotic need to check what it is sensitive to
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Many things: Swollen ankles and feet could be due to CHF Cirrhosis Gout
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Not a UTI: If nothing grew out then there was no UTI can stop the antibiotics
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Yes: There are medicines for an overactive bladder check with your PCP
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Unrelated: Kidney stones and constipation not really related
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
No: Only way to tell the location of a stone is with a radiology study.
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Stones: The pain you are having is most likely related to the presence of stones rather thah the .Lithotripsy procedure.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Standard: This is the standard treatment to keep to keep your chemistries stable
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
UTI: You need to get a urine culture and see what the exact organism causing your problem is Then get on the right antibiotic Pyridium (phenazopyridine) do... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Going: going to the bathroom every 2 hours probably not related to starting your period More likely related to taking in too much fluid
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
It should not: when dehydated your urine will become more concentrated but should not burn
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Weight loss: If you are dehydrated your weight could come down just drink more water
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Hands red: Hands get red if they are inflamed or warm See your PCP for this problem
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Acidosis: A large anion gap usually signifies to myuch acid in your blood this needs to be assessed by a Nephrologist
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Yes: Cold water may make your face feel better but see your PCP convening your skin condition
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Frequent urination: frequent urination could be do to frequent ingestion of fluids Flank pain could be secondary to a stone Go see a Urologist
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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Pain: pain in the left arm could be coming from anywhere in the arm this needs to be assessed The headache also could represent many things Your PCP may be ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Ankle swelling: There are many reasons for ankle swelling but would try an anti inflammatory agent like Motrin 400-600 mg 3 times a day If that does not work get an ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
They are all: Each part of the digestive system has a special function. Check with your PCP
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Yes: It can be taken with your other medicine
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Yes: This is a type of inflammation in the skin and usually can be treated with certain medicine talk to your specialist
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Bumps: These bumps certainly could be ance which can come and go
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Blood: blood in the urine without infection could be secodary to a kidney stone or some glomerular disease
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Ca: Just needs to be followed If PTH is low there must be another reason for an elevated calcium but this is just mildly elevated
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Doubtful: If you had a vertebral artery tear you would be losing blood very quickley
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Infection: The type of infection determines how serious it will be
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
No: no brain injury from scratching around your temples
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Knee: A knee brace might work but you need to see an Orthopedic Surgeon
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
No: No need to exercise unless you want to
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Yes: the high calcium may be causing kidney stones related to the high CA You need to see your PCP to determine the cause for the high ca
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Urine: pinkish orange probably indicates some blood in the urine get a urineanalysis
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Yes: renal function getting slightly worse over 6 months could be a bad sign in a diabetic
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Probably not: liver and kidney have the ability to heal with time
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
No: this would cause back pain that might radiate down you left leg but no GI problems
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
No: they usually do not rupture until greater than 5 cm Why would tour Abdominal aorta have thin walls?
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
No: It does not contain these things
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Swelling: Swelling of the legs would never be caused by dehydration see your PCP for further evaluation
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Maybe: Did you mean hypotension? This can cause pow blood flow to the =kidney which could cause damage to you kidney
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
No: pain in the back of your eyes could mean a problem with your eyes nausea is non specific but bioth conditions not related to a lack of sleep
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Not likely: Unless the colon cancer somehow affects your kidneys they could get blocked which could cause some worsening of kidney function
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Serious: If her left arm does not feel right it could be a stroke seek medical attention
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
No trouble: RBC and WBC could be related to a urinary tract infection Sounds like this is your urinalysis not the urine culture Better get a urine cullture
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Problems: talk to your pcp concerning these issues and have them explain what the spots are and what is abnormal about you kidneys
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Cold air: If you purse you lips it may feel like cold air coming through
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Usually not: Cochicine and allopurinol usually not associated with kidney problems
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Ca: High ca and low phoshorus can be associated with hyperparathyroidism
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Yes: a urinalysis would be helpful
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Medicines: You are taking controlled medicines that can only be given on a schedule Only your MD can help but may not allow early refills
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Jan 16, 2016
Dr Gross is a good diagnostician with a degree of pragmatism. Always a good combination.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gross is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gross is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much! The stone was found during a whole body scan following radioactive iodine treatment so my kidney was holding the radioactive iodine.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I know that drug companies are trying to extend their expirations under the TPP proposal. This is not good for the middle class at all.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Fair enough. I did drink quite a bit of water, and I did feel cooler as the evening went on :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York University School of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1975MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Residency

COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

Awards

Thought Leader, Second Place, Orange County Region - Winter
2015
Top Nephrologist, First Place, National - Winter
2015
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