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Elliott Rose

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  • American Board of Plastic Surgery


  • Hand Surgery


  • MD, University of Texas

  • Residency, Surgery
    UCLA Medical Center

  • Residency, Surgery (General)
    Johns Hopkins Hospital

  • Residency, Plastic Surgery
    Stanford University Hospital

  • Fellowship, Hand Surgery
    University of California Hospitals


    Dr. Elliott Rose, a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, is currently Associate Clinical Professor in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He is also an attending surgeon at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, Beth Israel North and Lenox Hill Hospitals. Previous academic and hospital appointments include:

    * Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
    * Director, Microsurgical Replantation Service, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
    * Clinical Assistant Professor, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
    * Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Bronx Veterans Administration Hospital
    * Microsurgical Consultant, Sherman Oaks Burn Center, Sherman Oaks, CA
    * Attending Surgeon, Palo Alto Veterans Administration Hospital, Palo Alto, CA

    Dr. Rose is a member of numerous professional societies including The Aesthetic Society, the American Burn Association, the American and International Reconstructive Microsurgery Societies, and the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is on the international editorial board of the Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery and is a Fellow of the prestigious American Association of Plastic Surgeons. In addition to his forty plus papers, and a dozen book chapters, Dr. Rose has recently authored a textbook entitled "Aesthetic Facial Restoration" that is considered the 'landmark text on enhancing appearance and correcting functional impairment...' (Lippincott-Raven Publishers, 1998).

    Dr. Rose has also appeared on ABC's '20/20', 'Caryl and Marilyn', NBC's 'Today Show', 'Maury Povitch', ' Maureen O'Boyle In Person', CBS's 'Hard Copy', 'Entertainment Tonight', CNBC's 'Steals and Deals', Fox News Network, New York One, Lifetime TV's 'New Attitudes' and 'Good Morning America.' Dr. Rose has also been featured in Gentlemen's Quarterly, American Health, Vogue, Marie Claire, Allure, Teen, Vibe, and Mirabella magazines.

    In the summer of 1997, the New York Post published a feature article entitled 'A Life in the Day of Dr. Elliott Rose.' He was voted by his peers as the Best Plastic Surgeon in New York City for 'Corrective Facial Surgery' (Media Perspectives survey). Dr. Rose is also listed in the 'Guide to Top Doctors' published by the Center for Study of Service, Washington, D. C.

    Dr. Rose's expertise is in cosmetic and restorative surgery of the face. He utilizes the latest advances in three-dimensional computer imaging, delicate microsurgery, and camouflage makeup techniques. Additional expertise include body contouring, liposuction, breast surgery, and laser resurfacing. More information on facial cosmetic/reconstructive facial surgery can be viewed on his Web site


  • 1999 -
    Voted by Peers as Best Plastic Surgeon in New York City for Corrective Facial Surgery

  • 1999 -
    Listed in

  • 1981 -
    1st Prize California Medical Association Exhibit Contest: Microsurgical Replantation and Rehabilitation
    Anaheim California

  • 1978 -
    Certificate of Merit American Medical Association Exhibit: Microsurgical Replantation and Transplantation St
    Louis Missouri

  • 1977 -
    1st Prize ASPRS Education Foundation, Essay Contest: 'A Microarchitectural Explanation of Regional Variation in Hypodermal Extensibility in Porcine and Human Skin'
    Stanford University Medical Center

  • 1977 -
    1st Prize ASPRS Exhibit Contest: Clinical Aspects of Microvascular and Replantation Surgery
    San Francisco California

  • 1970 -
    Summa Cum Laude - Class Rank: One
    University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston

  • 1969 -
    AAMU/USPHS International Fellowship

  • 1969 -
    Roche Award for Academic Achievement
    University of Texas Medical Branch

  • 1968 - 1970
    MU Delta Service Fraternity

  • 1966 -
    Houstonian Top Ten Students

  • 1966 -
    Freshman Class President

  • 1966 - 1970
    Merit Scholarship

  • 1966 -
    Summa Cum Laude
    University of Houston

  • 1965, 1966 -
    Who's Who in American College and Universities

  • 1965 - 1966
    Justice, Supreme Court

  • 1963, 1966 -
    Interdisciplinary Honors Program


Rose EH. Resurfacing of Difficult Soft Tissue Defects of the Hand with Arterialized Island Flaps from the Lateral Surface of Nearby Digits Preserving Donor Sensibility. Plast Reconstr Surg 1983; 72: 848-857.

Rose EH, Buncke HJ. Selective Finger Transplantation and Primary Metacarpal Ray Resection in Multi-digit Amputations of the Hand. J Hand Surg 1983; 8: 178-184.

Rose EH, Lavey EB. Correction of Bilateral Breast Hypoplasia and Pectus Excavatum with Single-unit Customized Silicone Implant. Plast Reconstr Surg 1983; 72: 234-246.

Rose EH. Reconstruction of Central Meta-carpal Ray Defects of the Hand with a Free Vascularized Double Metatarsal and Metatarsophalangeal Joint Transfer. J Hand Surg 1984; 9: 28-31.

Rose EH, Kowalski TA. Restoration of Sensibility of Anesthetic Scarred Digits with Free Vascularized Nerve Grafts from the Dorsum of the Foot. J Hand Surg 1985 July; 10A: 514-521.

Rose EH. Nipple Reconstruction with Four Lobe Composite Auricular Graft. Annals of Plast Surg 1987; 15: 78-81.

Rose EH, Vistnes LM. Unilateral Invasive Xanthelasma Palpebrum. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 1987; 3: 91-94.

Rose EH, Norris MS, Kowalski TA, Lucas A, Fleegler EJ. Microsurgical Management of Complex Fingertip Injuries: Comparison to Conventional Skin Grafting. J Reconstr Microsurg 1988; 4: 89-98.

Rose EH. Revascularization of digits after prolonged ischemia: Invited discussion. J Reconstr Microsurg 1988; 4: 137-138.

Rose EH, Norris MS, Kowalski TA. The 'reverse neurovenous' arterialized nerve graft in digital nerve reconstruction across scarred beds. Plast Reconstr Surg 1989; 83: 593-602.

Rose EH, Norris MS, Kowalski TA. The 'CAP' technique non-microsurgical reattachment of fingertip amputations. J Hand Surg 1989; 14: 513-518.

Rose EH. Massive Foreign Body Implantation to the Shoulder and Chest Wall. Ann Plast Surg 1990; 24: 451-454.

Rose EH, Norris MS. The Versatile Temporoparietal Fascial Flap: Adaptability to a Variety of Composite Defects. Plast Reconstr Surg 1990; 85: 124-132.

Rose EH. Free Groin Flaps in Microsurgical Reconstruction of the Extremity: Invited Discussion. J Reconstr Microsurg 1991; 7: 197-198.

Rose EH, Norris MS, Kowalski TA, Lucas A, Fleegler EJ. The Palmaris Brevis Turnover Flap as an Adjunct to Internal Neurolysis of the Chronically Scarred Median Nerve in Recurrent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. J Hand Surgery 1991; 16A: 191-201.

Rose EH, Norris MS, Rosen JM. The Application of High Tech 3-D Imaging and Computer Generated Models in Complex Facial Reconstruction with Vascularized Bone Grafts. Plast Reconstr Surg 1993; 91: 252.

Rose EH. Aesthetic Restoration of the Severely Disfigured Face in Burn Victims: A Comprehensive Strategy. Plast Reconstr Surg 1995; 96: 1573.

Rose EH. The use of palmaris brevis flap in recurrent carpal tunnel syndrome. Hand Clinics 1996; 12: 389-395.

Rose EH. Three Dimensional Combined Flaps for Reconstruction of Complex Facial Defects Following Cancer Ablation: Invited Discussion. J Reconstr Microsurg;.

Rose EH. "The Reverse Digital Artery Island Flap: Clinical Experience in 120 Fingers": Invited Discussion. J Reconstr Microsurg;.

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