Dr. Cross completed his residency at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria. He attended medical school at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield. Dr. Cross has lived in central Illinois his whole life and was always interested in math and science in school. When he decided to go into medicine, he chose pediatrics because of the relationships providers are able to build with patients. "It's so fun because you see them from the beginning to all development stages," he says. "Nothing more precious in life than kids and to trust their health with someone else, getting to build that relationships with families and patients, it's just so rewarding."
Dr. Cross is a school board member for a Morton community school district. He's also been recognized as a top performer for patient experience.
Top 10% Patient Experience
This provider ranks in the top 10% nationally in patient experience, based on scores from the "Care Provider Overall" question on surveys completed with Press Ganey.