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David S. Rosen, M.D.

Board-Certified in Neurological Oncology

Specializing in tumor of the nervous system and invasive spine surgery.

Dr. Rosen is fellowship trained in Neurosurgical Oncology specializing in tumors of the nervous system and minimally invasive spine surgery. He performs complex and minimally invasive surgery for the treatment of tumors including gliomas, glioblastomas, metastatic tumors, meningiomas, schwannomas, acoustic neuromas, pituitary tumors and skull base tumors. Additionally, Dr. Rosen specializes in the treatment of cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine conditions. He uses surgical and non-surgical methods for the treatment of disc disease, stenosis, myelopathy, radiculopathy, instability, sciatica and back pain. Dr. Rosen often uses minimally invasive spine surgery techniques to improve patient comfort and reduce recovery times.

Dr. Rosen completed his undergraduate degree at Indiana University where he was nominated to Phi Beta Kappa and six additional honor societies. He studied medicine at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and remained at the University of Chicago completing a general surgery internship, neurosurgery residency, and neurosurgery chief residency. He obtained additional fellowship training in Neurosurgical Oncology at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Prior to joining Orlando Neurosurgery, he was a faculty member and attending neurosurgeon at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

He is also active in the study of brain tumors and spine surgery. Dr. Rosen’s research goals focus on improving the safety, efficacy and comfort of neurosurgical procedures. He has published more than 20 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, and presented research at more than 40 national and international conferences receiving a research award from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.

Dr. Rosen is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Tumors, and the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves.

  • B.A. in Economics | Indiana University – Bloomington, IN
  • M.D. | Pritzker School of Medicine – University of Chicago- Chicago, IL
  • General Surgery Internship | Department of Surgery – University of Chicago Hospital- Chicago, IL
  • Neurosurgery Residency | Department of Surgery – University of Chicago Hospital- Chicago, IL
  • Pediatric Neurological Surgery Residency | Department of Surgery – Comer Children’s Hospital – Chicago, IL
  • Neurological Surgery Residency | University of Chicago Hospital – Chicago, IL
  • Neurosurgical Oncology Fellowship | The University of Texas – Houston, TX
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • AANS/CNS Joint Section on Tumors
  • AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of Spine and Peripheral Nerves

Patient Care Coordinator: Marisol Zayas

APRN: Rachel Gainsford, APRN, MSN, FNP-C

Email: MZayas@OrlandoNeurosurgery.com

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