Department of Neurology

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2 Tampa General Circle
7th Floor,
Tampa, FL 33606

Phone: (813) 259-8577
Fax: (813) 259-8551

David Z. Rose, M.D.

Stroke / Vascular Neurology
Co-Director of the Neurosciences ICU at Tampa General Hospital
Assistant Professor


Medical School: Temple University
Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation (Internal Medicine)
University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital (Neurology)
Fellowship: Univerisity of Pennsylvania (Stroke / Vascular Neurology)


Clinical Interests:
• Ischemic Stroke Syndromes that require Tertiary-Level Care
• Informed Consent Review for Clinical Stroke Research involving Incapacitated Patients
• Use of newer oral anticoagulants for Stroke Prevention in Patients with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation
• Diet impact upon stroke risk, particularly vegetables, fruit, and wine

Research Interests:
• Medical Writing, Editing, Mnemonics, and Education
• Platelet Function in Stroke and Body Mass Index
• Informed Consent Review with Incapacitated Patients for Clinical Stroke Research
• Safety/Effectiveness of Lowering Blood Pressure for Acute Hypertension in Intracerebral Hemorrhage

Board Certification(s)
• American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
• American Board of Internal Medicine

• Stroke / Vascular Neurology
• Neurocritical care

• Info-mas (Spanish TV, affiliated with Bay News 9) – April, 2012: Como Actuar Ante un Derrame Cerebral
• TV appearance (NBC - Sept, 2011): Preventing strokes with fruit and vegetables

Selected Publications

Rose DZ , Koch S, Reyes-Iglesias Y, Yavagal DR. Obesity and intracranial in-stent thrombosis. J Neurointerv Surg. 2012 Aug 4

Rose DZ and Kasner SE. Informed Consent: the Rate-Limiting Step in Acute Stroke Trials. Front. Neur. 2:65. 2011 Oct. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2011.00065

Rose DZ, Husain R. "Ostrich Sign" Indicates Bilateral Vertebral Artery Dissection. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2011 Mar 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21440457.

Rose DZ, Parra-Herran C, Petito CK, Post MJ. Restricted Diffusion of Pus in the Subarachnoid Space: MRSA Meningo-Vasculitis and Progressive Brainstem Ischemic Strokes - A Case Report. Case Rep Neurol. 2010 Aug 7;2(2):101-110. PubMed PMID: 21045937; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2968771.

Rose DZ, John BV, Santacruz JF, Harte BJ. Extreme presentation of bony metastatic disease. J Hosp Med/. 2007 Mar;2(2):110-1. PubMed PMID: 17427983.

Rose DZ. Primary progressive aphasia. Cleve Clin J Med. 2007 Jan;74(1):9; author reply 9. PubMed PMID: 17373342.