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Kay Roussos-Ross, MD

Addiction Medicine Specialist (Psychiatry)

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My bio

Dr. Dikea (Kay) Roussos-Ross is an Associate Professor in the departments of OBGYN and Psychiatry. She joined the faculty of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Florida College of Medicine in January 2012. Dr. Roussos-Ross is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. Her areas of focus include high-risk obstetric patients with co-morbid psychiatric and substance use disorders. Dr. Roussos-Ross’s clinical practice also includes general obstetrics, gynecology and surgical gynecology. Dr. Roussos-Ross is the Chief of the Division of Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is also the Director of Women’s Health at the UF Health Shands Medical Plaza.

Dr. Roussos-Ross completed both her undergraduate and graduate studies at UF, graduating with Research Honors from the College of Medicine and receiving her Doctor of Medicine degree in 2002. Prior to receiving her medical degree, Dr. Roussos-Ross earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, graduating with Highest Honors. She continued with her UF studies in the Physician Assistant Studies Program, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Medicine and a master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Dr. Roussos-Ross first completed a residency in Psychiatry and joined the UF Department of Psychiatry as an Assistant Professor and as the Medical Director of the Adult Inpatient Psychiatry Unit, with a primary area of focus in Perinatal Psychiatry. Following, Dr. Roussos-Ross furthered her interest in women’s health with a second residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, which she completed in 2012.

Board certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

    American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Preventive Medicine for Addiction Medicine

    American Board of Preventive Medicine for Addiction Medicine

  • Psychiatry

    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


  • Residency - Obstetrics and Gynecology

    University of Florida, 2011

  • Residency - Psychiatry

    University of Florida, 2006

  • Medical Degree

    University of Florida, 2002

  • Master’s of Science – Physician Assistant Studies

    University of Florida, 1998

  • Bachelor’s of Science – Sociology

    University of Florida, 1995

My areas of focus





  • SASGOG Faculty Award

    The Society for Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2020

  • Robert C. Cefalo National Leadership Institute

    American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 2019

  • Honor Medical Society

    Alpha Omega Alpha, 2017-current

  • Gold Humanism Honor Society

    The Arnold P. Gold Foundation, 2016-current

  • Lee Dockery Excellence in Teaching Cup

    University of Florida, 2015

  • Excellence in Teaching

    Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 2014

  • National Faculty Award

    American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 2013

  • Exemplary Teaching Award

    University of Florida, 2012-2018

  • Golden Apple Teaching Award for Medical Student Teaching

    University of Florida, 2008-2019

  • Chief Residency

    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, 2005-2006

  • Josepha Cheong Resident Teaching Award

    Department of Psychiatry - University of Florida, 2003-2005