Journal of Sleep Disorders: Treatment and Care 2325-9639

Dennis Rosen

Dennis Rosen, MD
Department of Medicine
Harvard Medical School, USA

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Biography

Dr. Dennis Rosen MD, is Associate Medical Director of the Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders at Children's Hospital Boston, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. His main area of interest is sleep disordered breathing and its treatment, with special emphasis on treating children with Down syndrome and other disabilities. Dr. Rosen is the author of Successful Sleep Strategies for Kids (a Harvard Medical School Guide).He is also a regular contributor to the New York Times, Boston Globe, Pacific Standard and other publications, as well as to the medical literature. His book Vital Conversations: Improving Communication Between Doctors and Patients, will be published by Columbia University Press in 2014.

Research Interest

Dr. Dennis Rosen’s research interests include: prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea in 36-48 month old children with Down syndrome, its effect on development and behavior, the use of different metrics as predictive tools in this cohort, and the peri-operative risk in those children who undergo surgical intervention to treat this. A head to head comparison of conventional lab based sleep studies with unattended polysomnography in children. Implementation of a triage system to improve throughput and expedite care in children referred to different departments within Children’s Hospital Boston because of concerns about possible obstructive sleep apnea.

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