Robert H. Rosenwasser, MD

Robert H. Rosenwasser, MD, MBA

Contact Dr. Rosenwasser

909 Walnut Street
3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-7000
(215) 503-7038 fax

Medical School

MD, Louisiana State University - New Orleans - 1979
MBA, Villanova University - 2017


Temple University Hospital


New York University Medical Center
University of Western Ontario, Canada

Board Certification

Neurological Surgery

Hospital Appointment

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Kennedy Health System

Expertise and Research Interests

Subspecialization in:

  • Cerebrovascular neurosurgery
  • Interventional neuroradiology
  • Radiosurgery for AVMs

Dr. Rosenwasser is recognized as one of the world leaders uniquely specialized as both a cerebrovascular neurosurgeon trained by Drs. Charles Drake and Skip Peerless as well as an interventional neuroradiologist trained by Dr. Alex Berenstein. Dr. Rosenwasser also performs all the radiosurgical treatments of arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) in the Division. Please refer to Division of Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery and Interventional Neuroradiology for more information about Dr. Rosenwasser or radiosurgical treatment of AVMs.

Invited Lectures (2000 - present):

  • Panelist Luncheon Seminar - "Decision Making and Management of Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms", Joint Meeting of the AANS/CNS Section on Cerebrovascular Surgery and American Society of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology, New Orleans, LA February 2000.
  • Guest Speaker - American Society of Neuroradiology 38th Annual Meeting, "Balloons in the Brain", Atlanta, GA April 2000
    Panelist - Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, "Management of Acute Cerebral Ischemia", San Francisco, CA April 2000
  • Guest Speaker - Neurovascular Update Course, Harvard Medical College and University of California, San Francisco, "Stroke: Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting", San Francisco, CA May 2000
  • Guest Speaker - The Society of University Neurosurgeons, "Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting: Current Status", Boston, MA June 2000
    Visiting Professor - Brigham & Women's Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery.
  • "Occlusive Vascular Disease at the Carotid Bifurcation" and "Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage", Boston, MA. October 2000.
    Hollin Lecturer - Mount Sinai College of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery. New York, NY. October 2000.
  • Visiting Professor - University of Mississippi , Department of Neurosurgery. "Endovascular Treatment of Intracranial Aneurysms: Current Experience." Jackson, MS. February 19-20, 2002.
  • Visiting Professor - Oregon Health & Science University, Department of Neurosurgery. "Endovascular Options in Cerebrovascular Disease." Portland, OR. March 7-9, 2002.
  • Guest Speaker - Cerebrovascular Update 2002: Current Evaluation and Treatment. "Intracranial Hemorrhage/Subarachnoid Hemorrhage" "Advances in Therapy in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage" "Carotid Surgery and Stenting." Philadelphia, PA. March 22-23, 2002.
  • Guest Speaker - Management of Cerebrovascular Disorders in the New Millenium. The Connecticut Neurological Society Annual Meeting. "A Neurosurgeon's Perspective on Carotid Stenting and Angioplasty" Hartford, CT. April 5, 2002.
  • Guest Speaker - Update in Cardiology 2002. "Carotid Stenting" Main Line Health Heart Center, Wynnewood, PA. April 20, 2002.
  • Visiting Professor - "Treatment Options in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrage ". Christiana Care Medical Center. Christiana, DE. October 2, 2002.