Dr Rosen is a general adult cardiologist and has specialist expertise in heart failure, syncope and difficult hypertension. His technical skills include transoesophageal echocardiography, stress echo, tilt testing and autonomic assessment, as well as ultrafiltration for decompensated heart failure. Dr Rosen had a pivotal role in setting up the UK’s first cardio-oncology unit, here at the Royal Brompton Hospital, to provide bespoke care for patients at risk of cardiotoxicity or who have developed cardiac problems as a consequence of their anti-cancer treatment.
Dr Rosen has a programme of translational research focused on
- Role of cardiac autonomic dysfunction in pathophysiology of cardiac disease
- Origins of cardiac pain [member of an international task force on complex cardiac pain syndromes]
- Mechanisms of heart injury in cancer patients
- Effect of alcohol excess on heart function
He is also cardiologist to the MRC’s Prostate Adenocarcinoma: TransCutaneous Hormones (PATCH) trial, a multi centre study of cardiovascular outcomes in prostate cancer patients treated with transcutaneous oestrogen patches compared with LHRH analogues
Education and publications
Dr Rosen has certification from the Royal College of Physicians of London as a Physician Educator, and has twice been awarded a Prize for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, by the Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College. He has extensive teaching commitments, in medicine, cardiology, ethics and law for medical undergraduates and supervises postgraduates, MD and PhD students.
Dr Rosen is the author of more than 70 peer reviewed papers, plus review articles, editorials, abstracts, nine book chapters and the popular book ‘Self assessment colour review of cardiology’.