Seth A. Rosen, MD



Dr. Rosen is considered a "center of excellence" for robotic colorectal surgery, and dedicates much of his time to performing, teaching, and developing new techniques related to the burgeoning field.

Titles and Roles

Associate Professor, Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Chief of Staff
Emory Johns Creek Hospital
Colorectal Surgeon
Colorectal Cancer
Anal Cancer
Research Program
Cancer Prevention and Control


Seth A. Rosen, MD, is an Associate Professor in the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Rosen's clinical interests are focused on the management of diverticular disease, colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and all benign and malignant anorectal diseases. He has extensive experience with robotic-assisted colon and rectal surgery and has been in practice since 2002.

Dr. Rosen serves as Chief of Staff of Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Chair of Emory Healthcare Robotic Surgery, and he is the Emory Johns Creek Hospital Site Director for Emory University School of Medicine training programs for Colorectal Surgery, General Surgery and Physician Assistants. He serves on numerous other institutional committees focusing on quality, safety, physician training and credentialing.

Dr. Rosen is a member of the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. He holds professional memberships with American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, The International Society of University Colorectal Surgeons, and Southeastern Surgical Society, as well as other surgical societies. He serves on committees focused on operative competency, resident training, and colorectal surgery.


Dr. Rosen received his Medical Degree from New York University School of Medicine in New York, New York. He completed his training in general surgery at University of Chicago Hospitals in Chicago, Illinois and a residency in colon and rectal surgery at Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston, Florida.


Dr. Rosen's research interests include evaluating outcomes of robotic colon and rectal surgery, measuring objective performance metrics during robotic surgery, using video assessment to evaluate robotic surgeon competency, understanding how best to train new surgeons in robotic colon and rectal surgery, and developing recommendations regarding privileging and credentialing for robotic surgery.


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