Dr. Rose is a nationally and internationally recognized specialist in the field of sports and dance injuries, extensively publishing and lecturing both in the United States and abroad.
He has served as the founding Director of the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases since 1988. Dr. Rose has served as the Company Orthopaedic Consultant for several dance companies including Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Martha Graham, Dance Theatre of Harlem, and Cedar Lake.
Dr. Rose is an Orthopaedic Consultant to the National Football League, as well as for Cirque du Soleil, Joyce Theatre, City Center Theatre, S.U.N.Y. Purchase, and the United Nations Medical Services. Dr. Rose has served as the New York Medical Director for the Women's Professional Volleyball Association Tour. He is the 1997 recipient of the prestigious Dance Library of Israel Documents of Dance Award. Dr. Rose was honored as the 2002 recipient of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Distinguished Alumnus Award. He has been listed as a "Top Doctor" by New York Magazine and Castle Connolly.
Dr. Rose holds a Clinical Associate Professorship of Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU School of Medicine. He serves on the Sports Medicine Service at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Department. At NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, he is Director of Ambulatory Surgery, has served as a member of the Executive Committee, is Chairman of the Ambulatory Surgery Standardization Committee, and is past President of the Alumni Association.
Dr. Rose is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons, and is an active member of several professional societies.
Education & Training
Medical School - Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Beth Israel Medical Center, Internship in General Surgery
Hospital for Joint Diseases, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
Temple University Hospital, Fellowship in Sports Medicine
Cornell University (Bachelor’s)
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Awards and Publications
Dance Library of Israel Documents of Dance Award
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Distinguished Alumnus Award
"Top Doctor" by New York Magazine and Castle Connolly
Clinical Associate Professorship of Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU School of Medicine
Epstein, D.M., Rose, D.J., Philippon, M.J.: Arthroscopic management of recurrent low-energy anterior hip dislocation in a dancer, AM J SPORTS MED 20(10): 1-5, 2010
Miyamoto, R.G., Dhotar, H.S., Rose, D.J., Egol, K.: Surgical treatment of refractory tibial stress fractures in elite dancers: a case series AMJ SPORTS MED 37(6): 1150-54, 2009.
Liederbach, M.J., Dilgen, F., Rose, D.J.: Incidence of anterior cruciate ligament injuries among elite ballet and modern dancers: a five-year prospective study, AM J SPORTS MED 36(9): 1779-88, 2008.