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 pain management.

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 MRI Fellowship.

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 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.