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Department General Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Adrenal Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Biliary Surgery
  • Complex Abdominal Hernia Repair
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hernia Open Repair Surgery
  • Intestinal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Inguinal And Abdominal Hernia Repair
  • Splenectomy
  • Surgery
View all 21 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Appendicitis
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Disease
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Hernias
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Stomach Cancer
View all 13 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Carolinas Medical Center
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Charlotte, NC USA

Residency - Massachusetts General Hospital
General Surgery
Boston, MA USA

Medical Education - Cleveland Clinic
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - Massachusetts General Hospital
General Surgery
Boston, MA USA

Medical Education - University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA USA

Undergraduate - Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN USA


  • Surgery - General Surgery
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Michael Rosen, MD.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 1/26/2022, Dr. Rosen has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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.

Fiduciary Role. Dr. Rosen serves in a fiduciary capacity, such as an elected officer, director or chief medical officer, for the following companies or other entities:

  • Americas Hernia Society Quality Collaborative Foundation

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

279 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
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Listens 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

41 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2022

Dr. Rosen and his Resident were respectful and explained everything I meeded.Very professional and friendly.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2022

*Dr. Rosen was profession, confident and responded well to all of my questions. I felt safe.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2022

Dr. Rosen is the best. He explains everything so it is easy to understand.

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2022

I'm very pleased and thankful that Dr. Rosen took the time to go over the before and after images of my abdominal wall in a way that gave me great confidence in resuming normal physical activities. Thank you again Dr. Rosen!

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2022

I am putting my life in Dr. Rosen's hands. I have to feel they are pretty great!!!

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2022

I look forward to continuing with Dr Rosen since he made me feel hopeful about a solution to my abdominal issues, and this affects so many other things in my life. Before seeing Dr Rosen, I had given up on ever being able to feel ok about an extended abdomen and the problems it causes. He helps me feel like I can improve my life well beyond just the hernia fix.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2022

Absolutely would recommend Dr Rosen and the Cleveland Clinic! Top notch (maybe scheduling could get better)

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Dr Rosen kept me from having a surgery that would not have helped me at all.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2022

Amazing! I am so impressed by the efficiency of Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Rosen, CT, and Dr. Rosen staff. Big shout out to Gloria (Dr. Rosen Secretary) For being amazing and so kind and courteous.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2022

Dr. Rosen and his PA were so kind and explained everything and answered all my questions.

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2022

Dr Rosen has always been kind and caring, this appointment was no exception! He is so personable and makes you feel comfortable right away

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2021

I felt the physician understood the problem. He explained the surgery, hospital stay, and recovery time. Excellent visit!

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2021

Dr Rosen and his staff are excellent.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2021

Dr. Rosen was very nice considerate and most of all he explained things throughout our visit very nice Dr.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2021

This Dr. Rosen was to the point but considered our feeling on this operation. He stepped n our shoes n made us feel more comfortable about the surgery

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2021

I already HIGHLY recommended Dr. Rosen and Dr. Littman to others, including my medical care team in MN.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2021

I like Dr. Rosen. I think he's a very intelligent man. But I'm still in chronic pain.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2021

Dr Rosen squeezed me into his schedule due to my problems

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2021

Dr Rosen is a brilliant surgeon. He saved my life and I will always be eternally grateful to him

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2021

Dr. Rosen has done an excellent job at restoring my health. I wish I would have found him sooner. I would highly recommend him as a surgeon to anyone who needed surgery.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2021

Dr. Rosen is up front and caring. I would highly recommend him to others.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021

I was very impressed with Dr. Rosen friendly attitude It took away some anxiety. He was able to answer my questions In a professional and truthful matter. I believe he will be able to help me.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2021

Can't get thru on internet for copies of tests n visit n unable to get thru to recommended doctor regarding cyst on pancreas

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

Dr. Rosen is a very caring and compassionate doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2021

Meeting was to start 8:50am. I didn't talk to anyone till 9:15 and did see the doctor until 9:40. Very frustrating to have to wait so long with no apologies.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2021

I like doctor Rosen. I feel he did a good job with what he did for me. Just wished my stoma was in a less obvious place.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2021

Waited 3 months for an appointment and then waited 2 hours to see the Dr.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

Ma Gloria who works for Dr. Rosen is extremely kind and patient. She makes the process less stressful.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

Dr. Rosen is THE BEST! I hope I don't need him again, but glad he's there in case I do!

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

Dr Rosen was very professional and treated me like a we were good friends

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

Dr Rosen was The epitome of a wonderful surgeon is to aspire to

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2021

I would prefer to have most of the conversations with the chosen Dr. Over a resident in training.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2021

Dr. Rosen the is a very good doctor I think he's just overwhelmed with the amount of patient and can't spend the time with each one that he needs to he is being stretch too thin

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2021

*Dr. M.J. Rosen's team was fantastic.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2021

Dr Rosen was great!

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

Dr Rosen exceeded my expectations.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021

Dr. Rosen is the nicest sweetest best Dr. I have ever met!

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2021

I saw Dr. Rosen for 1 yr check up following surgery a year ago. He was very thorough in explaining the CT scan that I had earlier in the day. Very friendly and also showing concern & interest in my questions. Answering all very carefully.

Reviewed on May 20, 2021

Provider was very straightforward with his recommendations and I appreciated the confidence he exhibited with his plan of care. The encounter was brief, but provided the information I was seeking.

Reviewed on May 12, 2021

The doctor was very kind and respectful.

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

I really didn't care for having a consult with the student doctor., considering this was my first time meeting this doctor. Had I already had been a patient an the doctor already knew me an my condition. It wouldn't have mattered but for the first visit definitely did make me uncomfortable. Dr Rosen had a wonderful bed side manner. Student needs some work. I think he was as uncomfortable as I was.

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