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Department Colorectal Surgery
Primary Location Fairview Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abdominal Perineal Resection
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Advanced Operative Laparoscopy
  • Anorectal Fistula Treatment
  • Anorectal Surgery
  • Anoscopy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon And Rectal Surgical Procedures
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer - Prevention
  • Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis
  • Colorectal Cancer Research
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening Strategies
  • Colorectal Cancer Treatment
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Colostomy
  • Fecal Diversion
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Ileostomy
  • Intestinal Stomas
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Perineal Resection
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Resection
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Fecal Diversion
  • Laparoscopic Ileocolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Proctosigmoidectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Digestive Diseases
  • Laparoscopy
  • Rectum Reoperative Abdominopelvic Surgery
  • Re-Do Rectal Surgery
  • Reoperative Abdominal and Pelvic Surgery
  • Reoperative Abdominal Surgery
  • Reoperative Pelvic Surgery
  • Reoperative Surgery
  • Resection of Colon and Rectal Diseases
  • Rigid Sigmoidoscopy
  • Robotic Colorectal Surgery
  • Robotic Female Surgery
  • Robotic Pelvic Floor Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Rubber Band Ligation Of Hemorrhoids
  • Sacral Nerve Stimulation
  • Second Opinion
  • Sphincter Sparing Surgery
  • Stoma Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Surgery For Carcinoma Of The Colon
  • Surgery For Crohn's Disease
  • Surgery for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
  • Surgical Management for Ulcerative Colitis
  • Surgical Treatment for Mucosal Ulcerative Colitis
  • Total Abdominal Colectomy
  • Treatment for Anal Fissure
  • Treatment for Anal Fistula
View all 61 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Adenomas
  • Adenomatous Polyps
  • Anal Abscesses
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissures
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Itching
  • Anal Pain
  • Anorectal Disease
  • Anorectal Fistula
  • Benign Anorectal Disease
  • Cancer
  • Cancer of the Colon, Rectum and Anus
  • Carcinoma of the Colon
  • Carcinoma of the small and large bowel
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Diseases
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colonic Neoplasia
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Colovesticle Fistula
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Diverticulum
  • Enterocutaneious Fistula
  • Fissure
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Fistulae
  • Intestinal Ischemic Syndrome
  • Large Bowel Cancer
  • Large Intestine Cancer
  • Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender LGBT Health
  • Small Bowel Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stoma Related Problems
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Volvulus
View all 41 Specialties +


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About David Rosen, MD

Dr. Rosen joined the Cleveland Clinic in 2018. He has interest in all aspects of colon and rectal surgery, including colon and rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis, anorectal diseases, and pelvic floor dysfunction. He performs laparoscopic, robotic, and open surgery. He was named the section head of the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital in 2022. 
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Washington University Medical Center
Colon & Rectal Surgery
St. Louis, MO USA

Residency - University of Southern California
General Surgery
Los Angeles, CA USA

Fellowship - University of Southern California
Surgery Critical Care
Los Angeles, CA USA

Medical Education - Tufts University
Boston, MA USA


  • Surgery - Surgical Critical Care
  • Surgery - General Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery

Specialty Interests

Colon cancer, rectal cancer, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, anorectal conditions, diverticulitis, pelvic floor disorders

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for David Rosen, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 10/20/2022, Dr. Rosen has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

237 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

32 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2022

Dr Rosen And his staff couldn't have been better they were courteous, friendly, attended to all my needs. Made me feel very comfortable and always said that they would take good care of me because I was very very nervous

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2022

I was impressed with both the doctor and the staff

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2022

I love Dr. Rosen. I would recommend his services to everyone. He is kind, thorough and genuine. He makes it a point to keep me informed and educated about my procedure.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2022

Dr and staff were all great, professional, scheduled surgery, Dr explained everything did not rush, was very happy with the visit

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2022

Would recommend this office and doctor to anyone for sure. Great staff so friendly

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2022

The entire group of healthcare providers truly work as a team. It's evident they like, support and respect each other.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2022

I was still kind of groggy when the nurse and Dr. Was explaining everything to me, but they provided a print out of everthing.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

Dr. Rosen was approachable, thorough and genuinely listened to my concerns. For the first time in over a year I feel hopeful in finding a solution to my health issues.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

Dr. Rosen is exceptional!

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

Always a positive experience with Dr Rosen.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

I am thankful for Dr Rosen and his attention to detail.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2022

Dr. Rosen is a great doctor and surgeon. He always goes above and beyond at all my appointments and procedures.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2022

Easy to schedule. Was right on time. Great doctor!

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2022

Dr. Rosen was very helpful and suggested all avenues which I'm following before going into anticipated surgery.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2022

I was happily surprised the way Dr. Rosen treated me, so professionally and he ask and also listen to me, he was not rushing and explained every answer for my question. I am happy to found a Dr. That take time.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

Dr Rosen and his team were very courteous and answered all questions concerning my care.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2022

Dr. Rosen I felt he cared about taking care of his patients and their well being. In s horable perdictament he made you feel at ease.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2022

Very professional and made you feel at ease. Yes. I would refer him, better then most doctors I have seen.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2022

*Dr. Rosen is exceptional! He makes you feel calm & that everything will be alright.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2022

Everyone was very nice, courteous. Dr. Rosen was super nicejust like I remembered him when I saw him 5 years ago! So happy he was available to perform my surgery.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2022

Very good experience dr Rosen and his nurses were kind and made me feel very comfortable!

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2022

Dr.Rosen is caring, honest and compassionate. He never rushes you through your appointment and wants to help find and fix the problem.

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

I had thee greatest team of drs., *Dr. David Rosen in team are the greatest in the world.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2022

Dr. Rosen is outstanding. He has excellent bedside manner and humor. He is knowledgeable and skilled. This is the perfect combination of traits in a doctor. I would not hesitate to return if needed or to recommend him to others.

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2022

Love *Dr. Rosen, *Kate and his team. Never felt rushed and everything explained.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2022

So very impressed with Dr Rosen and his staff !

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2022

Dr Rosen is really a great Doctor; He is very thorough when explaining problems & how things are done.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2022

As much as I hate going to see a doctor, Dr Rosen made me feel not as scared as when I first came in, thank you for having him, & the staff their , so nice.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2022

Dr. Rossen had his residents come and examine me and explain what was going on. They were very knowledgable and extremely kind and helpful. They eased my fears and helped me feel so much better about all that was going on.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2022

*Dr. Rosen & his staff were amazing! Thank you.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Dr. Rosen's support staff is excellent.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Dr. Rosen is an outstanding practitioner. I am grateful that he knows the latest surgical techniques, and I implicitly trust his judgement. I believe he has saved my life and preserved the quality of my lifestyle. I also appreciate that he shares his knowledge by teaching. He's also pretty hilarious, and that goes a long way with gastro stuff!

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