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Robert E. Roses, MD

Robert E. Roses, MD Surgeon

Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Roses is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialties:

  • Surgery
    • Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery

Programs & Services:

  • Cancer
    • Adrenal Cancer
    • Anal Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
    • Oropharyngeal Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pituitary Cancer
    • Rena Rowan Breast Center
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
    • Thymus Cancer

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 2011

Conditions & Treatments:

  • Adrenal Cancer
  • Adrenal Gland Tumor
  • Anal Cancer
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • gastrointestinal cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)
  • Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcinoma (IDC)
  • Invasive (Infiltrating) Lobular Carcinoma (ILC)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Tumor
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • melanoma
  • melanoma - lymph node mapping
  • melanoma - removal
  • Mouth Cancer
  • Nasal Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Other types of Breast Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • parotid surgery

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery

    Abramson Cancer Center Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, West Pavilion, 4th Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: University of Texas - MD Anderson Cancer Center

Memberships

American College of Surgeons, National North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society, National Society of Surgical Oncology, International

Affiliation

Dr. Roses is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Roses RE, Tzeng CW, Ross MI, Fournier KF, Abbott DE, You YN.: The palliative index: predicting outcomes of emergent surgery in patients with cancer. J Palliat Med 17 (1): 37-42,2014.

Datta J, Lewis RS Jr, Mamtani R, Stripp D, Kelz RR, Drebin JA, Fraker DL, Karakousis GC, Roses RE: Implications of inadequate lymph node staging in resectable gastric cancer: A contemporary analysis using the National Cancer Data Base Cancer 120 (18): 2855-65,2014.

Roses RE, Rodriguez-Bigas M: The management of rectal cancer Current Surgical Therapy, 11th edition : 2014.

Roses RE, Bartlett EK, Kelz RR, Drebin JA, Fraker DL, Karakousis GC: Morbidity and mortality after total gastrectomy for gastric malignancy using the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database Surgery 156 (2): 298-304,2014.

Bartlett EK1, Wachtel H, Fraker DL, Vollmer CM, Drebin JA, Kelz RR, Karakousis GC, Roses RE: Surgical Palliation for Pancreatic Malignancy: Practice Patterns and Predictors of Morbidity and Mortality J Gastrointest Surg 18 (7): 1292-8,2014.

Dionisi F, Avery S, Lukens JN, Ding X, Kralik J, Kirk M, Roses RE, Amichetti M, Metz JM, Plastaras JP.: Proton therapy in adjuvant treatment of gastric cancer: Planning comparison with advanced x-ray therapy and feasibility report. Acta Oncol. 53 (10): 1312-20,2014.

Zimmitti G, Vauthey JN, Shindoh J, Tzeng CW, Roses RE, Ribero D, Capussotti L, Giuliante F, Nuzzo G, Aloia TA.: Systematic use of an intraoperative air leak test at the time of major liver resection reduces the rate of postoperative biliary complications. J Am Coll Surg 217 (6): 1028-37,2013.

Fracol M, Xu S, Mick R, Fitzpatrick E, Nisenbaum H, Roses R, Fisher C, Tchou J, Fox K, Zhang P, Czerniecki BJ.: Response to HER-2 Pulsed DC1 Vaccines is Predicted by Both HER-2 and Estrogen Receptor Expression in DCIS. Ann Surg Oncol 20 (10): 3233-9,2013.

Bansal N, Sonnenberg EM, Meise CK, Reinke CE, Karakousis GC, Bartlett EK, Mahmoud NN, Roses RE, Kelz RR.: The effect of colorectal cancer screening mandates on access to care and clinical outcomes: a retrospective study of patients undergoing operations of the colon and rectum. Surgery 154 (2): 335-44,2013.

Roses RE, Roses DF: Malignant Melanoma Surgery: Evidence-Based Practice : 2013.

Academic Contact Info

3400 Spruce Street
4 Silverstein Pavillion

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2068
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)