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Physician Profile

Robert Rosenwasser, MD

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

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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

Spinal Glomus Arteriovenous Malformation Manifesting with a Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

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

Pennsylvania comprehensive stroke center collaborative: Statement on the recently updated IV rt-PA prescriber information for acute ischemic stroke

Preparedness of neurosurgery graduates for neuroendovascular fellowship: A national survey of fellowship programs

Onyx embolization of a ruptured aneurysm in a patient with moyamoya disease

P2Y12 reaction units: Effect on hemorrhagic and thromboembolic complications in patients with cerebral aneurysms treated with the pipeline embolization device

The unruptured intracranial aneurysm treatment score: A multidis ciplinary consensus

Complications following cranioplasty: Incidence and predictors in 348 cases

Safety and efficacy of the Pipeline Embolization Device in 100 small intracranial aneurysms