A native of Southern California, Dr. Rose completed his undergraduate degree (B.S. in Biology) and Medical School (M.D.) at the University of California San Diego (UCSD). Following Medical School, he moved to Boston where he completed his internship in Internal Medicine at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Radiation Oncology Residency at the Harvard Radiation Oncology Program.
After residency, Dr. Rose joined the UCSD Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences faculty as an Assistant Professor where he specializes in advanced radiotherapy techniques for the treatment of genitourinary, central nervous system and head and neck cancers.
Dr. Rose is a dedicated clinical researcher who has published over 30 journal articles and textbook chapters. His interest include developing advanced imaging and treatment techniques to improve the efficacy and reduce the side effects of cancer treatments as well as studying health outcomes data to better understand the risk and benefits of treatment and enhance shared decision making with patients and their doctors.
Dr. Rose’s wife, Olga, is a pediatrician and they have a young son named Erik