Gerald B. Rosen, MD
Dr. Rosen graduated from Emory University for his undergraduate studies and received his MD degree from State University of New York - Downstate Medical Center. He completed a full internal medicine residency prior to beginning his residency training in ophthalmology. Following his ophthalmology residency at McGill University in Montreal, Dr. Rosen completed a cornea fellowship at the University of Rochester, where he gained extensive experience in corneal transplantation, management of complex corneal disease, and advanced laser and microsurgical technique.
Dr. Rosen is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the Cornea Society. He served on the teaching staff of world-renowned Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia for six years, where he assisted in the training of ophthalmology residents. He has participated in national clinical trials of laser vision correction and corneal transplantation surgery. He was the first surgeon in the Charlotte area to perform DMEK partial-thickness corneal transplant surgery.
Cataract Surgery (including toric implants for astigmatism correction, multifocal implants for presbyopia correction, and laser-assisted cataract surgery)
Corneal Surgery (partial-thickness [DSEK, DMEK] transplants, full-thickness [PK] transplants, pterygium surgery, laser treatment of corneal diseases)
Laser Vision Correction (LASIK, PRK)
Medical Management of Corneal Diseases (keratoconus, dry eye, corneal dystrophies)
Dr. Rosen is married with two children. He enjoys hiking, swimming, cycling and family time. While not fluent, he is comfortable speaking Spanish. He appeared briefly on Showtime’s “Homeland” series, which was filmed in Charlotte.