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Robert E. Roses, M.D.
Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery

 
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Office:
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 4 Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Administrative Assistant: Nicole Scarduzio
Telephone:215-662-2068
Fax: 215-615-0555

Clinical Office:
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Cancer Center
West Pavilion, 4th Floor
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Contact Information (internal use only)

robert.roses@uphs.upenn.edu

 

Dr. Robert Roses is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery. Following training in general surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, he completed a fellowship in surgical oncology at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.  He completed a research fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania under the mentorship of Dr. Brian J. Czerniecki.  Clinical interests include malignancies of the gastrointestinal tract and skin and disorders of the adrenal, thyroid and parathyroid glands.

 
Appointments
2012 - present Assistant Professor of Surgery at HUP, Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
2012 - present  Attending Surgeon, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
 
 
 
 
 
Education/Training
1993 - 1997 B.A. - Dartmouth College
Hanover, New Hampshire
 
1999 - 2003   M.D. - Tufts University
Boston, Massachusetts
 
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
2003 - 2004 Internship in Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2004 - 2006 Residency in General Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2006 - 2008  Research Fellow, Harrison Department of Surgical Research
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2008 - 2010 Residency in General Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2010 - 2012 Fellowship in Surgical Oncology, University of Texas/M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas
 
Memberships/Societies
 
International
2013 - present Society of Surgical Oncology
 
National
2011 - Present American College of Surgeons
 
 
 
 
 
Research
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Publications
 
Research Publications, Peer Reviewed
  1. Khitin L, Roses RE, Birkett DH: Cancer in the gastric remnant after gastric bypass: a case report. Current surgery 60(5): 521-3, Sep-Oct 2003. PMCID: PMC2679129
  2. Xu JW, Zaporojan V, Peretti GM, Roses RE, Morse KB, Roy AK, Mesa JM, Randolph MA, Bonassar LJ, Yaremchuk MJ: Injectable tissue-engineered cartilage with different chondrocyte sources. Plastic and reconstructive surgery 113(5): 1361-71, Apr 2004. PMCID: PMC2679129
  3. Xu JW, Randolph MA, Peretti GM, Nazzal JA, Roses RE, Morse KR, Yaremchuk MJ: Producing a flexible tissue-engineered cartilage framework using expanded polytetrafluoroethylene membrane as a pseudoperichondrium. Plastic and reconstructive surgery 116(2): 577-89, Aug 2005. PMCID: PMC2679129
  4. Peretti GM, Campo-Ruiz V, Gonzalez S, Randolph MA, Xu JW, Morse KR, Roses RE, Yaremchuk MJ: Tissue engineered cartilage integration to live and devitalized cartilage: a study by reflectance mode confocal microscopy and standard histology. Connective tissue research 47(4): 190-9, 2006. PMCID: PMC2679129
  5. Karakousis GC, Han D, Kelz RR, Nemani D, Karamacharya J, Roses RE, Gimotty PA, Fraker DL: Interpretation of intra-operative PTH changes in patients with multi-glandular primary hyperparathyroidism (pHPT). Surgery 142(6): 845-50; discussion 850.e1-2, Dec 2007. PMCID: PMC2679129
  6. Roses RE, Xu S, Xu M, Koldovsky U, Koski G, Czerniecki BJ: Differential production of IL-23 and IL-12 by myeloid-derived dendritic cells in response to TLR agonists. Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950) 181(7): 5120-7, Oct 2008. PMCID: PMC2713817
  7. Foley PJ, Roses RE, Kelz RR, Resnick AS, Williams NN, Mullen JL, Kaiser LR, Morris JB: The state of general surgery training: a different perspective. Journal of surgical education 65(6): 494-8, Nov-Dec 2008. PMCID: PMC2713817
  8. Roses RE, Paulson EC, Sharma A, Schueller JE, Nisenbaum H, Weinstein S, Fox KR, Zhang PJ, Czerniecki BJ: HER-2/neu overexpression as a predictor for the transition from in situ to invasive breast cancer. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology 18(5): 1386-9, May 2009. PMCID: PMC2713817
  9. Bahl S, Roses RE, Sharma A, Koldovsky U, Xu S, Weinstein S, Nisenbaum H, Fox K, Pasha T, Zhang P, Araujo L, Carver J, Czerniecki BJ: Asymptomatic changes in cardiac function can occur in ductal carcinoma-in-situ patients following treatment with HER-2/neu-pulsed dendritic cell vaccines. American journal of surgery 198(4): 488-94, Oct 2009. PMCID: PMC2758542
  10. Roses RE, Foley PJ, Paulson EC, Pray L, Kelz RR, Williams NN, Morris JB: Revisiting the rotating call schedule in less than 80 hours per week. Journal of surgical education 66(6): 357-60, Nov-Dec 2009. PMCID: PMC3168675
  11. Harada S, Mick R, Roses RE, Graves H, Niu H, Sharma A, Schueller JE, Nisenbaum H, Czerniecki BJ, Zhang PJ: The significance of HER-2/neu receptor positivity and immunophenotype in ductal carcinoma in situ with early invasive disease. Journal of surgical oncology 104(5): 458-65, Oct 2011. PMCID: PMC3168675
  12. Roses RE, Arun BK, Lari SA, Mittendorf A, Lucci A, Hunt KK, Kuerer HM: Ductal carcinoma-in-situ of the breast with subsequent distant metastasis and death. Annals of surgical oncology 18(10): 2873-8, Oct 2011. PMCID: PMC3168675
  13. Aburabia MD, Roses RE, Kuerer HM, Fine R, Beitsch PD, Goyal S, Haffty B, Lyden M, Vicini FA: Axillary failure in patients treated with MammoSite accelerated partial breast irradiation. Annals of surgical oncology 18(12): 3415-21, Nov 2011. PMCID: PMC3168675
  14. Sharma A, Koldovsky U, Xu S, Mick R, Roses RE, Fitzpatrick E, Weinstein S, Nisenbaum H, Levine BL, Fox K, Zhang P, Koski G, Czerniecki BJ: HER-2 pulsed dendritic cell vaccine can eliminate HER-2 expression and impact ductal carcinoma in situ. Cancer Jan 2012. PMCID: PMC3330145
  15. Alvarado R, Lari SA, Roses RE, Smith BD, Yang W, Mittendorf EA, Arun BK, Lucci A, Babiera GV, Wagner JL, Caudle AS, Meric-Bernstam F, Hwang RF, Bedrosian I, Hunt KK, Kuerer HM: Biology, Treatment, and Outcome in Very Young and Older Women with DCIS. Annals of surgical oncology May 2012.
  16. You YN, Roses RE, Chang GJ, Rodriguez-Bigas MA. Feig BW, Slack R, Nguyen S, Skibber JM: Multimodality salvage of recurrent disease after local excision for rectal cancer. Dis Colon Rectum 55(12): 1213-9, 2012.
  17. Zimmitti G, Roses RE, Andreou A, Shindoh J, Curley SA, Aloia TA, Vauthey JN: Greater complexity of liver surgery is not associated with an increased incidence of liver-related complications except fro bile leak: an experience with 2,628 consecutive resections. J Gastrointestinal Surg 2012.
  18. Bartlett EK, Meise C, Bansal N, Fischer JP, Low DW, Czerniecki BJ, Roses RE, Fraker DL, Kelz RR, Karakousis GC: Sartorius transposition during inguinal lymphadenectomy for melanoma Journal of Surgical Research 2013.
  19. Bartlett EK, Roses RE, Gupta M, Shah PK, Shah KK, Zaheer S, Wachtel H, Kelz RR, Karakousis GC, Fraker DL: Surgery for metastatic neuroendocrine tumors with occult primaries. J Surg Res 2013.
  20. Kaseb AO, Shindoh J, Patt YZ, Roses RE, Zimmitti G, Lozano RD, Hassan MM, Hassabo HM, Curley SA, Aloia TA, Abbruzzese JL, Vauthey JN: Modified cisplatin/interferon α-2b/doxorubicin/5-fluorouracil (PIAF) chemotherapy in patients with no hepatitis or cirrhosis is associated with improved response rate, resectability, and survival of initially unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma. Cancer 2013.
Reviews in Peer Reviewed Research Publications
  1. Roses RE, Xu M, Xu U, Koldovsky U, Son G, Koski GK, Czerniecki BJ. Working towards the development of vaccines for the treatment of early breast cancer. [Review]  Current Cancer Therapy Reviews 3:97-107, 2007.
  2. Czerniecki BJ, Roses RE, Koski GK. Development of vaccines for high-risk ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast. [Review] Cancer Research 67(14):6531-6534, July 15, 2007.
  3. Roses RE, Xu M, Koski GK, Czerniecki BJ. Radiation therapy and toll-like receptor signaling: Implications for the treatment of cancer. [Review] Oncogene 27(2):200-207, Jan. 7, 2008.
  4. Roses RE, Rombeau JL. Recent trends in the surgical management of inflammatory bowel disease. [Review] World Journal of Gastroenterology 14(3):408-412, Jan. 21, 2008.
  5. Koski GK, Cohen P, Roses RE, Xu S, Czerniecki BJ.  Reengineering dendritic cell-based anti-cancer vaccines. [Review] Immunological Reviews 222:256-276, Apr. 2008.
  6. Roses RE, Vauthey JN. Transplantation or resection for hepatocellular carcinoma: biology determines outcome. [Review] Oncology 25(8):760-761, July 2011.
Abstracts
  1. Roses RE, Foley PJ, Paulson EC, Pray L, Kelz RR, Williams NN, Morris JB: Revisiting the rotation call schedule in under 80 hours per week. Oral Presentation at the Association of the Program Directors in Surgery Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT 2009.
  2. Roses RE, Arun B, Lari S, Mittendorf EA, Kuerer HM: Ductal Carcinoma in situ of the breat and subsequent distant metastases. Poster Presentation at the 2011 Annual Cancer Symposium of the Society of Surgical Oncology, San Antonio, TX 2011.
  3. Roses RE, Kuerer HM, Albarracin CT, Lari SA, Arun BK: Phenotype of Pure DCIS in BRCA Mutation Carriers. Poster presentation at the 2012 Annual Symposium of the Society of Surgical Oncology, Orlando, FL 2012.
  4. Roses RE, Zimmitti G, Aloia T, Andreou A, Curley S, Vauthey JN: Greater complexity of liver surgery is not associated with an increased incidence of liver related complications except for bile leak: an experience with 2628 consecutive resections Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, San Diego, CA 2012.
  5. You YN, Roses RE, Chang GJ, Rodriguez-Bigas MA, Feig BW, Skibber JM: Multimodality salvage of failure after local excision for rectal cancer. Oral Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, San Antonio, TX 2012.
Editorials, Chapters, Case Reports & Participation in Committee Reports
  1. Roses RE, Rombeau JL: Recent trends in the surgical management of inflammatory bowel disease. World journal of gastroenterology : WJG 14(3): 408-12, Jan 2008. PMCID: PMC2679129
  2. Paulson EC, Roses RE, Morris JB: Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. Gowner and Gloved Surgery: Introduction to Common Procedures. Roses RE, Paulson EC, Kanchwala SK, Morris JB (eds.). WB Saunders/Elsevier, Page: 92-101, 2009.
  3. Rodriguez JA, Roses RE, Braslow B: Appendectomy. Gowned and Gloved Surgery: Introduction to Common Procedures. Roses RE, Paulson EC, Kanchwala SK, Morris JB (eds.). WB Saunders/Elsevier, Page: 123-130, 2009.
  4. Roses RE: Sentinel lymph node biopsy and axillary dissection. Gowned and Gloved Surgery; Introduction to Common Procedures. Roses RE, Paulson EC, Kanchwala SK, Morris JB (eds.). WB Saunders/Elsevier, Page: 202-209, 2009.
  5. Roses RE, Czerniecki BJ: Mastectomy. Gowned and Gloved Surgery: Introduction to Common Procedures. Roses RE, Paulson EC, Kanchwala SK, Morris JB (eds.). WB Saunders/Elsevier, Page: 188-194, 2009.
  6. Roses RE, Kanchwala SK, Reilly PM: Perioperative Care. Gowned and Gloved Surgery: Introduction to Common Procedures. Roses RE, Paulson EC, Kanchwala SK, Morris JB (eds.). WB Saunders/Elsevier, Page: 1-7, 2009.
  7. Roses RE, Czerniecki BJ: The breast. The Surgical Review, Third Edition. Porrett PM, Frederick JR, Roses RE, Kaiser LR (eds.). Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Page: 252-262, 2010.
  8. Roses RE, Vauthey JN: Transplantation or resection for hepatocellular carcinoma: biology determines outcome. Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.) 25(8): 760-1, Jul 2011. PMCID: PMC3330145
  9. Roses RE, Morris JB: Incisions, Closures, and Management of the Abdominal Wound. Maingot's Abdominal Operations, 12th Edition. Zinner MJ, Ashley SW (eds.). McGraw Hill, Page: 99-122, 2013.
  10. Royal RE, Roses RE: Cancer of the Pancreas and Hepatobiliary Tracts. Oncology in Primary Care. Rose MG, DeVita VT, Lawrence TS, Rosenberg SA (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013.
Books
  1. Porrett P, Frederick J, Roses RE, Kaiser LR.  The Surgical Review, 3rd Edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009.
  2. Roses RE, Paulson EC, Kanchwala SK, Morris JB.  Gowned and Gloved Surgery:  Introduction to Common Procedures.  Philadelphia: WB Saunders/Elsevier, 2010.
 
Awards
 
Awards, Honors and Membership in Honorary Societies
2001 Bernard G. Sarnat, MD Basic Science Award, PSEF Scientific Essay Contest
Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation
 
2003 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Tufts School of Medicine
 
2003 Martin J. Loeb Memorial Award in Surgery, Tufts School of Medicine
 
2006 Keith M. Reemtsma Surgical Resident of the Year Award
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
 
2009 Jonathan E. Rhoads Research Award, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Robert Roses

 
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