MANUEL S. ROSE, M.D., FACR
Dr. Rose is
a Diagnostic Radiologist, Board Certified by the American Board
of Radiology and Fellow of the American College of Radiology. He is knowledgeable in all aspects of diagnostic imaging
and radiological intervention. His special interests include MRI,
Radiological Intervention and Special Procedures to include spinal
In 1982, Dr. Rose received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the College of Engineering at Tufts University in Massachusetts, graduating cum laude. He later
obtained a Doctor of Medicine degree at Brown University, School
of Medicine, in Providence RI in 1986. At Brown University, he applied
and was awarded a coveted, full military scholarship.
Dr. Rose completed
postgraduate medical education in Internal Medicine at the Orlando
Regional Medical Center (University of Florida) and subsequently
entered the U.S. Army as part of his scholarship.He
served as staff physician in the Departments of Medicine and Emergency
Medicine at Gorgas Army Hospital in the Republic of Panama for two
years, 1987-1989, prior to starting Radiology specialty training.
Following his experience
as a primary care physician, Dr. Rose was chosen to serve as a radiology
resident at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C. At
Walter Reed, he was actively involved with Radiology research and
teaching at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology and presented
papers at national meetings.
In 1993, following four
years of residency at Walter Reed, Dr. Rose served as Staff Radiologist
at the MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, FL. While at MacDill, he
was a visiting radiologist at the University of South Florida, School
of Medicine where he was involved with MRI interpretation, lectured
in MRI topics to senior residents in Radiology and completed a visiting
In 1994, Dr. Rose then was transferred to Moncrief Army Hospital
in Columbia, South Carolina where he served as Chief of the Imaging
Section. While there he was instrumental in setting up the radiology
department with its' first MRI machine. He was active in Interventional
Radiology, teaching, and lecturing and was given a faculty appointment
as Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of South Carolina,
School of Medicine in 1994. After over eight years of military service
and after receiving the “Army Commendation Medal” for
outstanding service as a Radiologist, Dr. Rose settled in the Tampa
Bay area in 1995.
Dr. Rose worked in a
number of capacities before organizing Diagnostic Radiology Specialists,
P.A. in 1996. He is currently active in all aspects of Diagnostic
Imaging, but is particularly involved with MRI interpretation and
Interventional Pain Management. He has served as consultant radiologist
for the Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI) at the Jewett Orthopedic
Clinic in Orlando, Florida. At CDI, Dr. Rose was involved in Spinal
Imaging and in Spinal Pain Management. He has since brought his
expertise to the Tampa Bay market where he primarily practices.
He has performed hundreds of facet injections and epidural injection
procedures. He is one of a handful of radiologists in the country
skilled in spinal pain management.
In 2001, Dr. Rose organized
and incorporated Rose Radiology Centers with the philosophy that
medicine is best practiced when physicians actually manage patient
care and have a vested interest in the medical technology and equipment.
Dr. Rose is an active member of numerous specialty societies including the American College of Radiology, Florida Medical Association, International Spinal Intervention Society, American Society of Spine Radiology, American Academy of Pain Management, American Roentgen Ray Society, Radiological Society of North America, and the Florida Radiological Society. In addition, Dr. Rose serves as the Team Radiologist for the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning. His goal is to provide accurate and complete professional radiology services to include special procedures and spinal injection procedures to referring physicians in an outpatient setting. He strives for outstanding, cost-efficient, timely, and personalized service and encourages communication with referring physicians.