Richard B. Rosen, MD, FACS, FASRS, CRA
Vice-Chairman and Surgeon Director
Chief of Retinal Services
Director of Ophthalmology Research,
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
Professor of Ophthalmology
New York Medical College
Richard B. Rosen, MD, FACS, FASRS, CRA is a Vitreoretinal Specialist at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, America’s first specialty hospital. He serves as Vice Chairman and Surgeon Director and Chief of Retinal Services as well as Director of Ophthalmic Research. Dr. Rosen’s academic appointments include Professor of Ophthalmology at the New York Medical College and Visiting Professor in Applied Optics at the University of Kent in Canterbury, UK. He also serves on the Executive Board of the American Society of Ocular Trauma and the editorial boards of Retinal Physician and Ophthalmic Lasers, Surgery and Imaging.
Dr. Rosen received his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine and completed an internship in internal medicine at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida. He subsequently completed his residency in Ophthalmology and fellowship in vitreoretinal and macular surgery at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Following completion of his fellowship he was recruited to serve as Residency Program Director, a position he served in for 15 years. He has received many teaching awards for his efforts, community recognition, and substantial foundation support for his research efforts.
Dr. Rosen’s research interests are focused on treatment of age related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and macular edema, along with innovations in diagnostic retinal imaging and vitreoretinal surgical instrumentation. He has served as lead or principle investigator in numerous clinical trials in these areas. Dr. Rosen presents his research findings in conferences worldwide in addition to contributing to the medical literature.
Dr. Rosen is a member of the Scientific Advisor Boards of OPKO, Clarity Medical Systems, Allergan, Optical Imaging, OD-OS, and Medical Devices, Inc.