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Department of Neurology

David Z. Rose, MD

David Z. Rose, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology

Neurology Medical Director

Member, Critical Care Steering Committee

Vascular Neurology

Contact Info 2 Tampa General Circle
6th Floor

Academic Email:

Academic Phone:() 974-0338

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  • MD, Medicine, Temple University, 2004


  • Editorial Board (The Neurohospitalist, 2012 - Present)
  • Participant (Florida-Puerto Rico Stroke Registry, 2012 - Present)
  • Certified in Neurology and Vascular Neurology/Stroke (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2010 - Present)
  • Participant (Patient-Oriented Research Training Program, University of Pennsylvania Center for Experimental Thera, 2010 - 2010)
  • Certified (National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale, 2007 - Present)
  • Certified (American Board of Internal Medicine, 2007 - Present)
  • Young Investigator (American Heart / Stroke Association,, 2007 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Oluwole SA, Wang K, Dong C, Ciliberti-Vargas MA, Gutierrez CM, Yi L, Romano JG, Perez E, Tyson BA, Ayodele M, Asdaghi N, Gardener H, Rose DZ, Garcia EJ, Zevallos JC, Foster D, Robichaux M, Waddy SP, Sacco RL, Rundek T. Disparities and Trends in Door-to-Needle Time: The FL-PR CReSD Study (Florida-Puerto Rico Collaboration to Reduce Stroke Disparities). Stroke. 48(8) : 2192-2197, 2017.
  • Morotti A, Romero JM, Jessel MJ, Hernandez AM, Vashkevich A, Schwab K, Burns JD, Shah QA, Bergman TA, Suri MFK, Ezzeddine M, Kirmani JF, Agarwal S, Shapshak AH, Messe SR, Venkatasubramanian C, Palmieri K, Lewandowski C, Chang TR, Chang I, Rose DZ, Smith W, Hsu CY, Liu CL, Lien LM, Hsiao CY, Iwama T, Afzal MR, Cassarly C, Greenberg SM, Martin RH, Qureshi AI, Rosand J, Boone JM, Goldstein JN. Phantom-based standardization of CT angiography images for spot sign detection. Neuroradiology. , 2017.
  • Sacco RL, Gardener H, Wang K, Dong C, Ciliberti-Vargas MA, Gutierrez CM, Asdaghi N, Burgin WS, Carrasquillo O, Garcia-Rivera EJ, Nobo U, Oluwole S, Rose DZ, Waters MF, Zevallos JC, Robichaux M, Waddy SP, Romano JG, Rundek T. Racial-Ethnic Disparities in Acute Stroke Care in the Florida-Puerto Rico Collaboration to Reduce Stroke Disparities Study. Journal of the American Heart Association. 6(2) , 2017.
  • Rose DZ, Decker DA, Wilson KP, Ramos-Canseco J. Adding Salt to the Wounds: Perceived Risk of Hypertonic Saline for Cerebral Edema. The Neurohospitalist. 7(1) : 6-8, 2017.
  • Martin RC, Burgin WS, Schabath MB, Kirby B, Chae SH, Fradley MG, Rose DZ, Labovitz AJ. Gender-Specific Differences for Risk of Disability and Death in Atrial Fibrillation-Related Stroke. The American journal of cardiology. 119(2) : 256-261, 2017.
  • Burnside RD, Harris A, Speyer D, Burgin WS, Rose DZ, Sanchez-Valle A. Constitutional Chromoanagenesis of Distal 13q in a Young Adult with Recurrent Strokes. Cytogenetic and genome research. 150(1) : 46-51, 2016.
  • Qureshi AI, Palesch YY, Barsan WG, Hanley DF, Hsu CY, Martin RL, Moy CS, Silbergleit R, Steiner T, Suarez JI, Toyoda K, Wang Y, Yamamoto H, Yoon BW. Intensive Blood-Pressure Lowering in Patients with Acute Cerebral Hemorrhage. The New England journal of medicine. 375(11) : 1033-43, 2016.
  • Asdaghi N, Romano JG, Wang K, Ciliberti-Vargas MA, Koch S, Gardener H, Dong C, Rose DZ, Waddy SP, Robichaux M, Garcia EJ, Gonzalez-Sanchez JA, Burgin WS, Sacco RL, Rundek T. Sex Disparities in Ischemic Stroke Care: FL-PR CReSD Study (Florida-Puerto Rico Collaboration to Reduce Stroke Disparities). Stroke. 47(8) : 1969-71, 2016.
  • Rose DZ, Falcao D, Martin RC. Seek and Ye Shall Find Fibrillations. Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation. , 2016.
  • Rose DZ. What a downer: The dark side of cannabis. Journal of the neurological sciences. 364: 189-90, 2016.
  • Mokin M, Gupta R, Guerrero WR, Rose DZ, Burgin WS, Sivakanthan S. ASPECTS decay during inter-facility transfer in patients with large vessel occlusion strokes. Journal of neurointerventional surgery. , 2016.
  • Rose DZ, Guerrero WR, Mokin MV, Gooch CL, Bozeman AC, Pearson JM, Burgin WS. Hemorrhagic stroke following use of the synthetic marijuana "spice". Neurology. 85(13) : 1177-9, 2015.
  • Haussen DC, Rose DZ, Drazin D, Newsome SD, Gardener H, Edgell RC, Boulos A, Bernardini G, Rundek T, Yavagal DR. Ipsilateral Infarct in Newly Diagnosed Cervical Internal Carotid Artery Atherosclerotic Occlusion. Interventional neurology. 3(3-4) : 142-8, 2015.
  • Gooch CL Freeman MJ Rose DZ Burgin WS. Author response. Neurology.. 83(8) : 773, 2014.
  • Freeman MJ, Rose DZ, Myers MA, Gooch CL, Bozeman AC, Burgin WS. Ischemic stroke after use of the synthetic marijuana "spice". Neurology. 81(24) : 2090-3, 2013.
  • Rose DZ, Koch S, Reyes-Iglesias Y, Yavagal DR. Obesity and intracranial in-stent thrombosis. Journal of neurointerventional surgery. 5(5) : e33, 2013.
  • Kasner SE, Rose DZ, Skokan A, Walker MG, Shi J, Streeter J. Transcranial laser therapy and infarct volume. Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation. 44(7) : 2025-7, 2013.
  • Amy McGregor, MD and David Z. Rose, MD. Laughing Your Way to Passing the Neurology Boards ISBN: 978-1-60743-535-8. , 2013.
  • Rose DZ, Husain MR. "Ostrich sign" indicates bilateral vertebral artery dissection. Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association. 21(8) : 903.e1-2, 2012.
  • Rose DZ, Kasner SE. Informed consent: the rate-limiting step in acute stroke trials. Frontiers in neurology. 2: 65, 2011.
  • 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 reports in neurology. 2(2) : 101-110, 2010.
  • Rose DZ, John BV, Santacruz JF, Harte BJ. Extreme presentation of bony metastatic disease. Journal of hospital medicine : an official publication of the Society of Hospital Medicine. 2(2) : 110-1, 2007.
  • Rose DZ. Primary progressive aphasia. Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine. 74(1) : 9; author reply 9, 2007.
  • Rose DZ, Kedia N, Jacob JT, Tomford JW. A 48-year-old man with acute, ''knife-like'' rectal pain. Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine. 73(11) : 1028-9, 2006.


  • Physician Leadership & Business Program (USF Muma College of Business - 2018)
  • Appointed, Stakeholder Committee and Publication Committee (Florida-Puerto Rico Stroke Registry to Reduce Stroke Disparities - 2013)
  • Neurology Clinical Trial Methods Course (National Institutes of Neurologic Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) - 2012)
  • Young Investigator Award (Society for Vascular and Interventional Neurology (SVIN) - 2010)