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Department Subspecialty Care for Women's Health
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cancer Center
  • Chemotherapy
  • Colposcopy
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Gynecologic Cancer Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Gynecological Surgery
  • Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Prophylactic Salpingo-oophorectomy
  • Robotic Gynecologic Cancer Surgery
  • Section of Gynecologic Oncology
View all 12 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Pap Smears
  • Adenosarcoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Choriocarcinoma
  • Dysgerminoma
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma of the Uterus
  • Epithelioid Trophoblastic Tumor
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor
  • Granulosa Cell Tumor of the Ovary
  • Gynecologic Carcinoid Tumors
  • Gynecologic Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Hereditary Gynecologic Cancers
  • Immature Teratoma of the Ovary
  • Leiomyosarcoma of the Uterus
  • Mixed Germ Cell Tumors of the Ovary
  • Molar Pregnancy
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Granulosa Cell Tumors
  • Paget's Disease
  • Placental Site Trophoblastic Tumor
  • Rare Cancer and Blood Disease Program
  • Sertoli Leydig Cell Tumor
  • Small Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma
  • Undifferentiated Endometrial Sarcoma
  • Uterine Sarcoma
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Yolk Sac Tumor
View all 29 Specialties +


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About Peter Rose, MD

Peter G. Rose, MD, is Section Head and Fellowship Director of Gynecologic Oncology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cleveland Clinic. 

Dr. Rose graduated from Boston University. After completing his BA in biochemistry and biophysics from the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Conn.

Dr. Rose graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in Boston, MA USA, 1981.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Gynecologic Oncology
Buffalo, NY USA

Residency - The Ohio State University Hospitals
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Columbus, OH USA

Residency - Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN USA

Medical Education - Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA USA

Medical Education - Saint Louis University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO USA

Undergraduate - University of Connecticut
Biochemistry and Biophysics
Storrs, CT USA

Additional Training

  • Laser Certification, Grant Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, 1984 
  • Laser Certification, Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo, N.Y., 1988 

Professional Highlights

  • Principal Investigator: Gynecologic Oncology Group, 1990-1992, 1995-Current
  • Study Chairman: Gynecologic Oncology Group, various trials
  • Study Chairman: SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals. A Phase I study of oral topotecan and liposomal doxorubicin (Doxil) as second-line therapy in ovarian, peritoneal and tubal carcinoma. A Phase I/II study of carboplatin and topotecan as second-line therapy in platinum-sensitive ovarian or peritoneal carcinoma.
  • Study Chairman: Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceuticals. A Phase II study of weekly paclitaxel and carboplatin as second-line therapy in platinum-sensitive ovarian or peritoneal carcinoma.
  • Study Chairman: Eli Lilly & Company. A phase II randomized study of gemcitabine and carboplatin utilizing two different dose schedules in patients with recurrent ovarian or peritoneal carcinoma.


  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - Gynecologic Oncology

Specialty Interests

Cervical Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, gynecologic cancer surgery, gynecologic oncology, Laparoscopic Surgery, molecular basis of gynecologic cancers, Ovarian Cancer, ovarian cancer screening and treatment, vulvar cancer

Awards & Honors

  • Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Massachusetts, 1991
  • Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, 1994
  • Association of Professors of Obstetrics and Gynecology (APGO), Medical Student Teaching Award, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, 1998
  • Best Doctors, Cleveland magazine, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2006-2008, 2010, 2012, 2014 


  • Gynecologic Oncology Group Principal Investigator (PI): 2/1990-11/1992, 2/1995-7/2002, 1/2004-Current; Affiliate PI: 11/1992-2/1995, 7/2002-1/2004; Member, Developmental Therapeutics Committee: 1/1996-Current (Section Head, Cervical Cancer 1/2003); Member, Phase I Committee: 1/1997-Current; Member, Ovarian Committee: 1/1998-Current
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 1992-1998
  • New England Cancer Society, 1991-1992
  • New England Association of Gynecologic Oncologists; Candidate Member 1989, Member 1992-Current
  • Society of Gynecologic Oncologists; Candidate Member 1989, Member 1992; Member Education Committee, 1994-1997; Editor of SGO Issues, 1995-1998; Member of the Communications Committee, 1996-1997; Member of the Coding Committee, 1999-Current; Member of the Program Committee, 2001
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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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 5/4/2023, Dr. Rose 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

501 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

67 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

These people , especially Dr. Rose are wonderful beyond words. All doctors should be like him.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

Dr Rose is always prepared and familiar work with my chart . I have the upmos confidence in him

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2024

Dr. Rose is the best!

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2024

Dr Rose is extremely knowledgeable

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2023

My brother was head of his department (internal medicine) at Mayo Clinic Scottsdale. Because of that and my career In the medical field, I believe I am excessively critical of providers and delivery of care. I do not know how often since my appointment I've heard Dr Rose's words or reread the papers he gave me, but each time I know I did the right thing seeking information and advice from him. I sought the same from Dr Santin at Yale nearly two years ago. I am sure Dr Santin is a great researcher, but he doesn't begin to compare with Dr Rose.

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2023

Dr. Rose is wonderful. I feel very fortunate to have him as my doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2023

I have perviously referred Dr Rose - excellent doctor

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2023

I would recommend my family and friends to Dr. Peter Rose. He is a knowledgeable, kind, considerate, caring person and listens to you too. I am so pleased he is my doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2023

Dr. Rose is an amazing doctor with concerns . I would definitely recommend him to a family or friend.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

Dr. Rose and his team displays professionalism and empathy when addressing my concerns.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

Dr Rose is very professional and ready to answer any questions. The staff was also very comforting and professional.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

Dr Rose is very cordial.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

Dr. Rose is an outstanding doctor, very trust-worthy, thorough, and very kind. I couldn't be more thankful. He is sharp, quick, and brilliant.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

Dr. Peter Rose, the nurse and the scribe could not have been more pleasant and professional. Dr. Rose explained in layman's terms what was going on with me. He was encouraging. He even said my surgeon from home could call him if she had any questions. I am so happy we went to Cleveland Clinic!

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2023

I visited Dr. Rose to get a second opinion on options I might have to treat my condition and/or participate in a clinical trial. Dr. Rose Listened to my concerns and offered sound recommendations for my continued treatment, which I am following up on with my current provider.

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2023

Dr Rose is not only knowledgeable, but he is caring, kind, and compassionate.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2023

Always find Dr and staff very professional, informative, and friendly

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2023

I have been going to Dr. Rose for 14 yrs. Him and his staff saved my life. Everyone at the Moll building are awesome!! Thank you to all of them. Dr Rose you are the best !!!!!!

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2023

I will and have refer Dr Rose any and every time someone has a need tgat falls under his specialty

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2023

Dr. Rose has gone above and beyond as far as my treatment goes.

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2023

Love doctor dr Rose saved my life

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2023

Dr. Rose is a wonderful doctor, as well as his team

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

Always good experiences with Dr. Peter Rose and his staff.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

Good for Dr. Rose. Horrible for Dermatology at Strongsville,

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

I tell everyone about Dr Rose and the great doctor I think he is.

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2023

I will always and only recommend Cc . Dr Peter Rose and staff was amazing.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2023

Dr Rose is one of the BEST doctors I have ever had. He knows what he is doing and I feel he does what is best for his patients ALWAYS

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2023

The doctor came in the room prepared with my medical records reviewed, listened to my concerns and provided excellent care with referral to new local doctor. (My visit was a second opinion as I was not confident in the course of treatment my primary and local oncologist was recommending.) I am grateful to have Cleveland Clinic available.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2023

I have been a patient of Dr. Rose for over 12 years. He is always precise and makes sure he has covered all bases when keeping up with my medical care. I am fortunate that when I was diagnosed with endometriosis cancer that he made all the correct decisions in order for me to be cancer free for over 12 years and going strong. He is a valuable doctor and I am so glad that he came into to my life at the time I needed him the most.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2023

Dr. Rose has always been very methodical with my are care throughout the years.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2023

Dr. Rose is really great!

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2023

Have always had positive communication with Dr. Rose as well as all his staff!

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2023

Dr. Rose is thorough and compassionate as he discusses procedures, health condition and follow-up. I am extremely lucky that he was referred by my primary family doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2023

I would highly recommend Dr.Rose and his staff to others!

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2023

I love Dr Rose, kind and very professional.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2023

Dr. Rose is the best and I am so grateful to have him on my team.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2023

Considering the type of appointments Dr Rose handles, him and his staff are very caring.

Reviewed on May 23, 2023

Scheduling was good with Dr Rose

Reviewed on May 23, 2023

Dr Rose entire term was very good to deal with. Very formative your concern was their concern.

Reviewed on May 22, 2023

Dr Rose was very nice,and answered my questions

Reviewed on May 22, 2023

Dr Rose is very kind and shows concern for me when I see him.

Reviewed on May 16, 2023

Dr Rose has taken excellent care of me for 15 years.

Reviewed on May 12, 2023

Dr Peter Rose is so wonderful I worship him

Reviewed on May 1, 2023

Very please with Dr Rose.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2023

I will not be recommending Dr. Rose.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2023

Excellent care by all team members snd Dr. Rose

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2023

I absolutely am happy to have Dr.Peter Rose as my Doctor

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2023

*Dr. Peter Rose and entire team was just great.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2023

I come from MI to see Dr. Rose - That says it all :)

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2023

Not the best communicator, but a good physician overall.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2023

Dr Rose's team are truly outstanding healthcare professionals. So competent and yet so compassionate !!!

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2023

Wish there were more Dr Rose's in the world !

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2023

Best decision ever to get treatment at CCF. I have other choices closer to home (e.g. University of Michigan ) but Dr Rose and his team connected with us since Day 1 and we have been seeing him since November 2021.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2023

Excellent doctor & staff!

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2023

*Dr. Rose is a wonderful doctor. He is really personable.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2023

Dr. Rose, Mallory, and Chanelle provide exceptional service

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2023

Dr. Rose is the best there is, and I trust him implicitly. He is the epitome of the Cleveland Clinic reputation - an outstanding physician, an expert in his field, and a very kind and considerate person. He is efficient, sharp and meticulous, and I always leave his office thanking God for him. I can't say enough about this doctor!

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2023

Dr. Rose is an excellent cancer doctor, but it would be helpful to get more specifics about the medication changes he recommended - plusses vs minuses.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2023

I had great care and advice to care for my self wanted to make sure I would be seen wanted 4 month appointment to check how I 'm doing about my health i.m thankfull for great treatment my Dr. Rose gives .

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2023

Dr. Rose is a most compassionate doctor. He genuinely cared about my anxieties and helped me to understand the procedure. He is the very best!

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2023

Dr. Rose took the time to explain the diagnosis and recommended treatment thoroughly. I was surprised to learn of the cancer risk percentage, but was reassured that the recommended treatment resolves this for 90% of patients.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2023

Positive and professional service from the doctor and his staff.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2023

Dr. Rose has wonderful bedside manner and is thorough in his explanations and in answering any questions I might have.

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2023

I've already recommended Dr Rose to family members.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2023

Dr. Rose and his nurse practitioner MaryAre the best.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2023

Dr Rose is the best. He answers my many questions.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2023

Dr. Rose, the nurses and his office staff are amazing.

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