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Dr. Rose is a nationally and internationally recognized specialist in the field of sports and dance injuries, extensively publishing and lecturing both in the United States and abroad. He has served as the founding Director of the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases since 1988. Dr. Rose has served as the Company Orthopaedic Consultant for several dance companies including Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Martha Graham, Dance Theatre of Harlem, and Cedar Lake. Dr. Rose is an Orthopaedic Consultant to the National Football League, as well as for Cirque du Soleil, Joyce Theatre, City Center Theatre, S.U.N.Y. Purchase, and the United Nations Medical Services. Dr. Rose has served as the New York Medical Director for the Women's Professional Volleyball Association Tour. He is the 1997 recipient of the prestigious Dance Library of Israel Documents of Dance Award. Dr. Rose was honored as the 2002 recipient of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Distinguished Alumnus Award. He has been listed as a "Top Doctor" by New York Magazine and Castle Connolly. Dr. Rose holds a Clinical Associate Professorship of Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU School of Medicine. He serves on the Sports Medicine Service at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Department. At NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, he is Director of Ambulatory Surgery, has served as a member of the Executive Committee, is Chairman of the Ambulatory Surgery Standardization Committee, and is past President of the Alumni Association. Dr. Rose is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons, and is an active member of several professional societies.
Verified Patient Reviews
Dr. Rose and his staff were courteous and extremely professional. After seeing other doctors who left us with no answers, Dr. Rose was able to diagnose and explain everything to my 15 year old daughter so that she finally knew what was wrong with her foot and ankle. She left his office relieved knowing that she would be able to dance again!
Highly recommend. Knowledgeable and professional staff.
Went to Dr. Rose for second opinion. Original orthopedist wanted to do surgery. Dr. Rose was much more conservative in approach and wants to do aggressive physical instead of cutting me open so quickly.
Dr. Rose is highly professional. The staff are friendly and helpful. I Thank them for the quality care and would definitely recommend Dr. Rose to family and friends.
Warm, knowledgeable professional with great office staff.
This was my first visit. Impressed with professionalism and efficiency of all I encountered.
I was very excited about going to see Dr. Rose. He was recommended by my Rheumatologist and I finally am going to get my left knee fixed. Dr. Rose has a very pleasant bedside manner and takes his time with the patient. I would highly recommend Dr. Rose to all my friend.
Everyone was great - receptionist, the tech, the radiologist, the scheduler, and the doc. Very efficient!
Dr Rose spent time to evaluate my problem. He is highly skilled and personable.
I very happy with Dr. Rose's attention to my situation and the level of care that his office staff provided. All-around great experience.
Very kind, clear, and efficient. Great bedside manner, and a great doctor for dancers and non-dancers alike. Glad to have found Dr. Rose!
Good 1st meeting / consultation
Very professional ad knowledgeable
Very professional, succinct, and informative.
This was my first visit. Although i went for one problem he pointed out other possible issues as well. he is very kind and professional and does not rush you through it. Dr.Rose was suggested by number of colleagues who were his patients. i was happy that it is easy to get appointments with him. I have to have a follow up in a week and i was able to get scheduled for it. the staff also scheduled my MRI appointment considering my insurance as well. I didn't have to search and try to get one. they have done everything for me.
Dr rose is an amazing orthopedist. Would trust no one else
Always pleasant, knowledgeable and thorough.
Although I did have to wait a very long time, Dr. Rose was very caring and thorough.The entire staff was very pleasant.
Doctor was very professional and practical. If you are dancer and have questions/injures, Dr. Donald Rose will definitely help you
He spent sufficient time with me to look over MRI and CT as well as listening to me. His explanation was clear and thoughtful. I am glad that I found him.
I went in to see doctor Rose about what was eventually diagnosed as an IT band injury. He did the bare minimum, brushed it off as a common inujury, and toldme I just needed to take it easy for a week or so, prescribing me with physical therapy. I didn't feel as though my concerns were addressed, as I'd been limping around, unable to put pressure on my leg for over a week, something I'd mentioned to Dr. Rose, and that seemed far more serious to me than the recommendation "take it easy." As a result of the doctor's brashness, I didn't feel comfortable going back, and decided to just wait out the injury. Two months later, I finally felt as though I didn't have to walk around gingerly.
Loved the staff and Dr. Rose. Very professional, friendly and I feel like I'm in great hands.
Was well worth the (not so long) wait!!!
Dr Rose was professional, answered all my questions and his staff was very helpful. I highly recommend him and his team.
Dr Rose has treated every member of my family. He is an excellent orthopedic surgeon and a wonderful person. I highly recommend him.
Insurance was not accepted.
I went in to get x-rays of my ankle after I broke it. Dr. Rose was okay but not great. The office is a little dark and dingy. I was surprised by the amazing reviews. His treatment was standard and no one at the office was particularly friendly. If anything he made me feel stupid for breaking my ankle. Not the worst doctor, but definitely not the most amazing one either.
Great doctor! Immediately asked the right questions and understood my concerns about returning to athletic activity.
Everything was great. Doc is a pro and the team was great too. I waited about 15 minutes which was more than reasonable.
Dr. Rose might be one of the best doctors I've ever seen. Not only is he one of the most well known and reputable orthopedic surgeons in New York, but he is compassionate and understands what patients are feeling while they are sitting on the sideline due to an injury. I've seen him twice for both of my shoulders and won't be seeing any other ortho for the time I'm in New York. Let's just say, whatever wait you may experience, is EXTREMELY worth it. Thank you Dr. Rose for getting back asap.
Excessively long wait and then rushed appointment with the doctor.
I thought the doctors knowledge base was excellent. His bedside manner was not great and the wait time was horrendous.
Dr. Rose himself was very professional but his reception staff were loud, and extremely disrespectful to other clients. The wait time was over an hour and one woman had to leave because she had an appointment. As soon as she walked out of the office the receptionists started badmouthing her in a public conversation with other patients. One woman filling out insurance forms had to ask the receptionists to be quiet because she couldn't concentrate. If my leg wasn't hurting so badly I would have walked out.
He is friendly enough, but I was very hurriedly rushed out of the office today during my follow-up visit. Had about 30 seconds of consultation, then we talked for about 2 minutes, and then I was sent on my way. Told to continue physical therapy but didn't give me a prescription. He's fine if you're desperate and no one else has appointments, but I'll find a new doctor.
Needed surgery. He was great. Fully healed. Highly recommended
Dr, Rose was straightforward about my diagnose although kind. He strongly suggested surgery which frightens me, but suggested I meet with his other associates to discuss my options. Since I am unhappy about the diagnosis and his advice, it is hard for me to be totally objective. However, I am a dancer and he has worked with many dancers and it seems like he has their, and my best interests at heart. He is easy to talk to and answers all your questions and tries to look at your individual situaqtion.
He's very nice and knowledgeable. Had to wait 45 minutes past my appointment time but glad I waited.
Very thorough and professional. He looked over my MRI with me and explained exactly what was the problem. He suggested physical therapy for 6 weeks before making a decision for surgery.
Excellent experience, thorough in examination and explanation.
I'm so glad I made the appointment and look forward too further visits. P.S maybe if I bring the x-Ray tech a cupcake,then maybe he will smile??
Excellent care and thorough exam. He answered any questions I had; the entire staff is professional and caring. I am very pleased with this doctor!
Extremely quick wait time and visit for an ortho consult for a popped quad. In and out of the office in less than 40 minutes (although no x-ray). Everything went as smoothly as you can hope for. Dr. Rose is extremely friendly, clear, and quick to the point. Highly recommend and will definitely use him again the next time I inevitably injure myself.
This was by no means an awful experience, however, I have been to Dr. Rose a couple times for a knee injury. Every time, the visits with him felt rushed, as if you were just another item for him to check off his "to-do" list for the day. He also is quick to speak to you as if you understand the jargon of a doctor. I am not a doctor and I am not familiar with anatomy, therefore I found that it was hard to fully grasp the diagnosis, especially, since it felt like he was rushing. I do not think I had time to ask the right questions about my injury and I felt pressured to comprehend, (or at least act like I had understood) what he was saying. The man who does the pre-examination, however, is extremely kind and does not give the same impression at all. I was able to ask him questions and get some good information. If he was the doctor I would give a higher rating.
Was impressed by all the staff (two admin staff, xray technician, and PA) and the doctor. Very efficient and informative diagnosis, and the doctor provided a clear picture of my options and even provided some peer reviewed literature by way of background on the recommended procedure. All in all a pleasant experience. Note that there is a bit of a wait, but nothing egregious, about 30 minutes (45 total because I arrived 15 minutes early). Also, don't bother submitting forms electronically via ZocDoc; this office will make you fill out brand new forms regardless so you may as well save yourself the time (or print out the forms yourself and submit them manually--perhaps they would accept them that way).
Dr. Rose clearly knows what he is doing - I'm a professional dancer and he knew a lot about my needs as a dancer and how I use my body. The office was efficient, everyone was friendly, and I had a pleasant experience with one exception. Dr. Rose was less than understanding in delivering some tough news to me about a diagnosis. As someone who works with dancers and athletes regularly, I was surprised how insensitive and hard-lined he was in telling me about treatment options. As my husband said, "I wouldn't want him to be the one to tell me I have cancer."