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
Vice 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 Department of Surgery at Emory University School of Medicine. As chair of Emory Healthcare's Robotic Institute Committee, Dr. Rosen leads a team that is tracking utilization of robotic surgery throughout Emory Healthcare, including outcomes, quality, cost, and efficiency; identifying areas for improvement; and initiating plans based on its recommendations.

Prior to joining the Emory faculty in 2015, Dr. Rosen practiced with Atlanta Colon & Rectal Surgery, PA. During his time at Atlanta Colon & Rectal Surgery, he initiated several new procedures and technologies within his hospital systems, including the Procedure for Prolapsing Hemorrhoids (PPH), Doppler-assisted hemorrhoid artery ligation, Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEMS), and Stapled Transanal Resection of the Rectum (STARR), which he was the first surgeon to perform in Georgia.

Dr. Rosen is a Fellow of The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and a current member of the Medical Association of Georgia.

Dr. Rosen is a member of the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.


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


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