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Clark Rosen

Clark Rosen, MD

Chief of the Division of Laryngology, Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery , University of California, San Francisco

About Clark Rosen

Clark Rosen, MD is a Co-Director of the UCSF Voice and Swallowing Center, Chief of the Division of Laryngology, Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and the F Lewis Morrison MD Endowed chair of Laryngology. Dr. Rosen inaugurated modern Laryngology at the University of Pittsburgh beginning in 1995 creating a dedicated center of excellence in Laryngology: University of Pittsburgh Voice Center. Dr. Rosen originated the outstanding Fellowship in Laryngology and Care of the Professional Voice at the University of Pittsburgh in 2002 and trained over 15 fellows in Laryngology and numerous visiting Otolaryngologists until 2018. He is now the director of the Laryngology fellowship at the UCSF Voice and Swallowing Center. Dr. Rosen has had amazing productivity as a clinician-scientist. He has authored over 200 peer-reviewed publications, 32 book chapters, and 5 books including being the co-editor for Bailey’s Head and Neck Surgery-Otolaryngology which is one of two main textbooks in our field. Dr. Rosen also authored (with Blake Simpson MD) a key operative atlas, Operative Techniques in Laryngology which has international reach and has been translated into Mandarin and Spanish. Dr. Rosen has been instrumental in the development of patient-reported outcome measures in Laryngology, including the voice-handicap-10, cough severity index, singing voice handicap-10, and the dyspnea index. Dr. Rosen has been a co-Investigator on numerous NIH grants as well as grants from the Triological Society, the VA, and private industry. Dr. Rosen has been a sought-after speaker internationally and has had major service to multiple publications and professional societies. He is a founding member of the Fall Voice Conference, was the Vice-Chair of the Annual Meeting Program Committee for the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) and was the Treasurer of the American Laryngological Association (ALA), and was president of the ALA (2021-2022) as well.