Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Robert Rosenwasser, MD, MBA

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Jewell L. Osterholm, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery
President, Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience at Jefferson

Neurosurgery - Cerebrovascular & Interventional

Make An Appointment

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Office Locations

909 Walnut Street
2nd Floor, COB Bldg.
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-7000
Fax: (215) 503-7038

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Awards and Honors

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011,2010


  • Louisiana State University - New Orleans, Medical School


  • Temple University Hospital


  • Temple University Hospital


  • NYU Langone Medical Center
  • University of Western Ontario, Canada

Recent Publications

Matched Comparison of Flow Diversion and Coiling in Small, Noncomplex Intracranial Aneurysms

Transcirculation Pipeline embolization device deployment: A rescue technique

The treatment of cerebral aneurysms: Flow diversion and beyond

Off-label uses of the Pipeline embolization device: A review of the literature

Comparison of non-stent retriever and stent retriever mechanical thrombectomy devices for the endovascular treatment of acute ischemic stroke

Epidemiology, pathophysiology, and treatment of traumatic cervical vascular injury

Spinal Glomus Arteriovenous Malformation Manifesting with a Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Clipping of previously coiled cerebral aneurysms: Efficacy, safety, and predictors in a cohort of 111 patients

Fumarate modulates the immune/inflammatory response and rescues nerve cells and neurological function after stroke in rats

Dissecting pseudoaneurysms: Predictors of symptom occurrence, enlargement, clinical outcome, and treatment

Beta-blocker therapy and impact on outcome after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: A cohort study

Low Incidence of Bone Flap Resorption after Native Bone Cranioplasty in Adults

Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients with Large Hemispheric Infarction Undergoing Decompressive Hemicraniectomy

Predictors of restenosis after carotid artery stenting in 241 cases

Alternative access for endovascular treatment of cerebrovascular diseases

Decompressive hemicraniectomy: Predictors of functional outcome in patients with ischemic stroke

Pipeline embolization device in the treatment of recurrent previously stented cerebral aneurysms

Decreased CSF output as a clinical indicator of cerebral vasospasm following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage

Revisiting secondary normal pressure hydrocephalus: Does it exist? A review

Assessment of image-derived risk factors for natural course of unruptured cerebral aneurysms