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

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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 12/31/2020, 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

249 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 4.6
Listens 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

37 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2021

I feel so confident in the care of my upcoming surgery, grateful to Dr Rosen and his team.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2020

*Dr. Rosen & his staff were excellent. I would see them twice a day, even on the weekends, thorough & willing to answer questions when I would put my wife on speaker phone. Also saw *Dr. Rosen during my stay several times. Awesome team.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2020

never have trouble getting through. Gloria, Dr. Rosen's secretary always gets things done phone wise. She is always patient and kind.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2020

Dr. Rosen is awesome! I have been very pleased with my care from the start with Cleveland Clinic and Dr. Rosen.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2020

Dr.Michael Rosen was excellent.He seems like he's done these kind of surgeries before. I was very scared at first before seeing him because the Dr. I seen before let this go on for 2 years living in constant pain and not even having a life. Not a normal one I should say. But I know once I have surgery I will be back on to recovery of having a normal life once again.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2020

Very good courteous staff and doctors.

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2020

Unfortunately, the doctor had no answers for why I was having problems. I appreciated his frankness, but the visit seemed a bit abrupt without anything to discuss. For me, this was a very unsatisfying experience but I'm not sure he could or should have done anything else. His manner was respectful.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

Excellent experience, as always. I did wait an unusually long time to be called back. I eventually approached the receptionist about it. She called back, and it seemed they had skipped over me in error. I was next to be called after that. Most importantly, Dr. Rosen and I were both thrilled with the success of my surgery. I feel like a new person. I feel like Dr. Rosen not only repaired my abdomen, he healed ME!

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Dr. Rosen is surely an angel! So happy he' handling my case.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

I just love the way that Dr.Rosen and his Superior staff takes the time for all your needs and question's as if you were the only one in the building! I hope that he continues to work with me and my roadblocks! Very Professional!!

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

My visit with Dr. Rosen and his dtaff was pleasant and professional.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2020

Dr Rosen and his resident made me feel at ease. I trust his diagnosis. friendly and professional

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

the whole day was a great experience , everyone was helpful. dr Rosen listened to us , which is. big plus in the medical world.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

dr Rosen sat down and talked to us as a family and discussed what his next move is for our father, which i felt was great.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

Dr. Rosen and his team are the best! Very impressive with the whole visit experience.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

*Dr. Rosen is wonderful!! I feel so safe the moment I walk in. He makes me feel & see the end of this.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

We recommend Cleveland Clinic and especially Dr Rosen. He is a miracle worker.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

The visit with Dr. Rosen was fast. I wish I had had a little more time to process what he said so I could have asked more questions.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2020

Dr Rosen did not sugar coat anything was extremely pleasant and honest. Had a concrete decision on how to help me. Feel very confident in the plan I chose with Dr Rosen and my husband.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2020

Navigating the system to get an appointment with the doctor I wanted was confusing and time consuming. The scheduling person was extremely courteous and helpful, once I got to her.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2020

Dr. Rosen was amazing. Very encouraging.

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

It continues to surprise me that such a busy office with distinguished health care providers can still be so polite and caring.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

I was very impressed with Dr. Rosen and his whole team, and also Dr. Lipman who fit me into his schedule on the same day (I had traveled to CC from MN) will participate in my care. They were all very prepared, took the time that they and I needed, explained things, answered all of my questions, and gave me great comfort and hope that they will be able to provide excellent care and attention to my needs. They gave me hope for the first time in many months that I can get my medical problems addressed! THANK YOU TO ALL OF THEM!

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

I was amazed and very appreciative that Dr. Rosen had me also see Dr. Lipman on the same day so I would not have to return to OH for that and that Dr. Lipman not only saw me, but was very prepared. Their staffs were also terrific - special note that Michelle was very prompt in arranging my surgery.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

Dr. Rosen was, as always, very pleasant and easy to talk to - took the time to answer all questions that I had

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

terrific doctor. terrific person. listened to me and cared

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

impressed buy dr. Rosen 's quick assessment of my condition and course of action.

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

I called to see if I could move my app't to a quicker visit & Gloria from Dr. Rosen office was very helpful & was able to move my app't. I really appreciated her doing this for me.

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

First time I had met Dr. Rosen. He made me feel as if my problem was important & he was there to help me. I felt very comfortable knowing he would be my surgeon

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2020

It was clear that virtual site crashed, but Dr Rosen and I were able to adapt using FaceTime.

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2020

Cleveland Clinic Doctors are the best especially Dr Rosen who did my Ventral Hernia surgery. Love the Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2020

Very pleased with Dr. Rosen and his entire team.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Dr. Rosens Office is Fabulous however the general scheduling was difficult to reach.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Only GREAT things to say about DR. Rosen

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

Gloria working in dr. rosen's office was awesome

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

very nice doctors.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Dr Rosen took everything into consideration, and assured me that I would not need surgery. We really appreciated his professional as well as personal. attention to the reason we were here.

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