Charles L. Rosen, MD, PhD
Neurosurgeon and Former WVU Professor

Neurosurgeon
Dr. Charles L. Rosen

Dr. Charles Rosen’s neurosurgery expertise is focused on cranial base and neurovascular surgery, as well as complex intradural tumors of the third ventricle, posterior fossa, and spinal cord.
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About Dr. Charles L. Rosen

Dr. Charles Rosen’s neurosurgery expertise is focused on cranial base and neurovascular surgery, as well as complex intradural tumors of the third ventricle, posterior fossa, and spinal cord.

Dr. Rosen most recently served as Department Chair of Neurological Surgery at West Virginia University (WVU) School of Medicine from 2012 through 2017, following his 2011 appointment as Interim Department Chair.

He joined the faculty at WVU in 2001 and held various positions in the WVU Department of Neurosurgery, including vice chair, director of research and the neurosurgical research laboratories, director of cranial base surgery, and program director for residency in neurological surgery.

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Dr. Rosen Specializes in:

  • cranial base
  • neurovascular
  • aneurysms
  • meningioma
  • strokes
  • Head injuries.

Dr. Rosen Specializes in:

Cranial Base Surgery
Neurovascular Surgery
Aneurysms
Meningioma
Strokes
Head Injuries

Head Injuries in Children

Dr. Charles L. Rosen, Neurosurgeon of Morgantown, WV, discusses head injuries in children. Anybody who's raised a child has watched their child get hurt, unfortunately, playing sports or playing around outside and the big issue is always deciphering when...

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Fall Sports–Concussions

Dr. Charles L. Rosen, Neurosurgeon in Morgantown, WV, discusses fall sports and consussions. Something parents are concerned about are concussions in children. Two sports in particular:  soccer and football, obviously football even more so. I hate the word...

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Testimonial: Ed DeCosta

The name of it was a hemangiopericytoma, and it was in the frontal lobe, the front part of my brain cavity, and it had grown to the size of a grapefruit. It was impacting my self-awareness, and so I was behaving in very different ways. And of course my...

Testimonials: Cara Sedney, MD

I've known Dr. Rosen since I was a medical student. He started out as a mentor, mentoring me through the process to become a neurosurgeon, then he was my boss as a trainee, then I stayed on at WVU and he was my boss in my first job. I've known him as a...

Testimonial: Richard Douglas, MD

Several years ago, I became critically ill, where I was hospitalized at the university hospital for two months. He visited me every day of the week for two months to check on my well-being. As a fellow department member, he felt that was part of his...

Testimonial: Dr. Sanjay Bhatia

Dr. Rosen has always been one of my mentors and somebody that I thought I would like to emulate over time. A very skillful surgeon and an excellent human being, and I'd been working with him pretty closely for about seven years. There's numerous examples...

Testimonial: Nancy Lichtenstein

I was referred to Dr. Rosen in 2001. My family doctor sent me to Dr. Rosen because he did not know what to do with the condition I had. My surgery was over eight hours long. The cyst was the size of a tennis ball, but after that eight-hour surgery, there...

Dr. Charles L. Rosen Named Chair of the WVU Department of Neurosurgery

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Charles L. Rosen, M.D., Ph.D., has been named chair of the West Virginia University Department of Neurosurgery. Arthur Ross, III, M.D., M.B.A., dean of the WVU School of Medicine, announced the appointment on Tuesday.

Sophisticated Technology, Cross-Specialty Collaboration Push WVU Healthcare to the Frontiers of Neuroscience

From mobile computerized tomography scans that allow real-time imaging in the operating room to innovative uses of transcranial Doppler to monitor the mechanisms of stroke, neurologists and neurosurgeons at West Virginia University (WVU) Healthcare are equipped with a 21st century armamentarium to treat…

Dr. Charles L. Rosen Named Chair of the WVU Department of Neurosurgery.

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Charles L. Rosen, M.D., Ph.D., has been named chair of the West Virginia University Department of Neurosurgery. Arthur Ross, III, M.D., M.B.A., dean of the WVU School of Medicine, announced the appointment on Tuesday…

View Dr. Rosen's Contributions to the Journal of Neurosurgery

The Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group (JNSPG) is the scholarly journals publication arm of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance the practice of neurosurgery worldwide.

Elucidating the Severity of Preclinical Traumatic Brain Injury Models

Concussion remains a symptom-based diagnosis clinically, yet preclinical studies investigating traumatic brain injury, of which concussion is believed to represent a ‘mild’ form, emphasize histological endpoints with functional assessments often minimized or ignored all together. Recently, clinical studies have…

UHC Announces WVU Pairing to Expand Neurosurgery Services

The still relatively new United Hospital Center campus apparently isn’t satisfied with just having a mutli-million facility located off of Interstate79 in Bridgeport. Instead, UHC officials are following through on a promise to aggressively provide better healthcare to the North Central West Virginia region and the rest of the state…

Videos of Dr. Charles Rosen

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Dr. Charles Rosen In the News

http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/news/story?headline=dr-charles-l-rosen-named-chair-ofwvu-department-of-neurosurgery

http://mdnews.com/sophisticated-technology-cross-specialty-collaboration-push-wvu-healthcare-frontiers-neuroscience

http://wvumedicine.org/news/article/dr–charles-l–rosen-named-chair-ofwvu-department-of-neurosurgery/

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