Rachel Rosen

Rachel Rosen, MD, MPH

Director, Aerodigestive Center

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-6058
  • Fax: 617-730-0495

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Motility Disorders

Departments

  • Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • Medicine

Languages

  • English

Programs

  • Aerodigestive Center
  • Motility and Gastrointestinal Disorders Center
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Experience and Education

Education

Undergraduate

Harvard University, 1994

Cambridge, MA

Medical School

Dartmouth Medical School, 1994-1998

Hanover, NH

Internship

Duke University Medical Center, 1998-1999

Durham, NC

Residency

Duke University Medical Center, 1999-2001

Durham, NC

Fellowship

Boston Children's Hospital, 2001-2004

Boston, MA

Certifications

Publications

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  1. Rosen RL, Krishnan U, Mousa H, Dall'oglio L, Faure C, Gottrand F. The Case for Thoughtful prescribing of PPIs in Infants. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 Oct 17.
  2. Duncan DR, Amirault J, Mitchell PD, Larson K, Rosen RL. Oropharyngeal Dysphagia Is Strongly Correlated With Apparent Life-Threatening Events. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 Aug; 65(2):168-172.
  3. Rosen R, Mitchell PD, Amirault J, Amin M, Watters K, Rahbar R. The Edematous and Erythematous Airway Does Not Denote Pathologic Gastroesophageal Reflux. J Pediatr. 2017 Apr; 183:127-131.
  4. Duncan DR, Amirault J, Johnston N, Mitchell P, Larson K, Rosen RL. Gastroesophageal Reflux Burden, Even in Children That Aspirate, Does Not Increase Pediatric Hospitalization. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016 Aug; 63(2):210-7.
  5. Dy F, Amirault J, Mitchell PD, Rosen R. Salivary Pepsin Lacks Sensitivity as a Diagnostic Tool to Evaluate Extraesophageal Reflux Disease. J Pediatr. 2016 Oct; 177:53-58.
  6. Johnston N, Ondrey F, Rosen R, Hurley BP, Gould J, Allen J, DelGaudio J, Altman KW. Airway reflux. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2016 Oct; 1381(1):5-13.
  7. Ganesh M, Hertzberg A, Nurko S, Needleman H, Rosen R. Acid Rather Than Nonacid Reflux Burden Is a Predictor of Tooth Erosion. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016 Feb; 62(2):309-13.
  8. McSweeney ME, Kerr J, Amirault J, Mitchell PD, Larson K, Rosen R. Oral Feeding Reduces Hospitalizations Compared with Gastrostomy Feeding in Infants and Children Who Aspirate. J Pediatr. 2016 Mar; 170:79-84.
  9. Mahoney L, Rosen R. Feeding Difficulties in Children with Esophageal Atresia. Paediatr Respir Rev. 2016 Jun; 19:21-7.
  10. Rosen R, Hu L, Amirault J, Khatwa U, Ward DV, Onderdonk A. 16S community profiling identifies proton pump inhibitor related differences in gastric, lung, and oropharyngeal microflora. J Pediatr. 2015 Apr; 166(4):917-23.
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  12. Rosen R, Amirault J, Liu H, Mitchell P, Hu L, Khatwa U, Onderdonk A. Changes in gastric and lung microflora with acid suppression: acid suppression and bacterial growth. JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Oct; 168(10):932-7.
  13. Rosen R, Amirault J, Heinz N, Litman H, Khatwa U. The sensitivity of acoustic cough recording relative to intraesophageal pressure recording and patient report during reflux testing. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2014 Nov; 26(11):1635-41.
  14. Rosen R. Gastroesophageal reflux in infants: more than just a pHenomenon. JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Jan; 168(1):83-9.
  15. Rosen R, Amirault J, Giligan E, Khatwa U, Nurko S. Intraesophageal pressure recording improves the detection of cough during multichannel intraluminal impedance testing in children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014 Jan; 58(1):22-6.
  16. Palm K, Sawicki G, Rosen R. The impact of reflux burden on Pseudomonas positivity in children with cystic fibrosis. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2012 Jun; 47(6):582-7.
  17. Rosen R, Johnston N, Hart K, Khatwa U, Nurko S. The presence of pepsin in the lung and its relationship to pathologic gastro-esophageal reflux. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2012 Feb; 24(2):129-33, e84-5.
  18. Loots CM, van Wijk MP, Blondeau K, Dalby K, Peeters L, Rosen R, Salvatore S, Wenzl TG, Vandenplas Y, Benninga MA, Omari TI. Interobserver and intraobserver variability in pH-impedance analysis between 10 experts and automated analysis. J Pediatr. 2012 Mar; 160(3):441-446.e1.
  19. Rosen R, Johnston N, Hart K, Khatwa U, Katz E, Nurko S. Higher rate of bronchoalveolar lavage culture positivity in children with nonacid reflux and respiratory disorders. J Pediatr. 2011 Sep; 159(3):504-6.
  20. Rosen R, Hart K, Warlaumont M. Incidence of gastroesophageal reflux during transpyloric feeds. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2011 May; 52(5):532-5.
  21. Rosen R, Hart K, Nurko S. Does reflux monitoring with multichannel intraluminal impedance change clinical decision making? J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2011 Apr; 52(4):404-7.
  22. Chiou E, Rosen R, Nurko S. Effect of different pH criteria on dual-sensor pH monitoring in the evaluation of supraesophageal gastric reflux in children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2011 Apr; 52(4):399-403.
  23. Mousa HM, Rosen R, Woodley FW, Orsi M, Armas D, Faure C, Fortunato J, O'connor J, Skaggs B, Nurko S. Esophageal impedance monitoring for gastroesophageal reflux. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2011 Feb; 52(2):129-39.
  24. Rosen R, Levine P, Lewis J, Mitchell P, Nurko S. Reflux events detected by pH-MII do not determine fundoplication outcome. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2010 Mar; 50(3):251-5.
  25. Nurko S, Rosen R, Furuta GT. Esophageal dysmotility in children with eosinophilic esophagitis: a study using prolonged esophageal manometry. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 Dec; 104(12):3050-7.
  26. Rahbar R, Chen JL, Rosen RL, Lowry KC, Simon DM, Perez JA, Buonomo C, Ferrari LR, Katz ES. Endoscopic repair of laryngeal cleft type I and type II: when and why? Laryngoscope. 2009 Sep; 119(9):1797-802.
  27. Rosen R, Furuta G, Fritz J, Donovan K, Nurko S. Role of acid and nonacid reflux in children with eosinophilic esophagitis compared with patients with gastroesophageal reflux and control patients. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2008 May; 46(5):520-3.
  28. Rosen R, Fritz J, Nurko A, Simon D, Nurko S. Lipid-laden macrophage index is not an indicator of gastroesophageal reflux-related respiratory disease in children. Pediatrics. 2008 Apr; 121(4):e879-84.
  29. Nurko S, Rosen R. Esophageal dysmotility in patients who have eosinophilic esophagitis. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2008 Jan; 18(1):73-89; ix.
  30. Rosen R, Lord C, Nurko S. The sensitivity of multichannel intraluminal impedance and the pH probe in the evaluation of gastroesophageal reflux in children. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2006 Feb; 4(2):167-72.
  31. Nurko S, Rosen R. Use of multi-channel intraluminal impedance (MII) in the evaluation of children with respiratory symptoms: a new phenomenon? J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2005 Aug; 41(2):166-8.
  32. Rosen R, Nurko S. The importance of multichannel intraluminal impedance in the evaluation of children with persistent respiratory symptoms. Am J Gastroenterol. 2004 Dec; 99(12):2452-8.
  33. Rosen R, Buonomo C, Andrade R, Nurko S. Incidence of spinal cord lesions in patients with intractable constipation. J Pediatr. 2004 Sep; 145(3):409-11.
  34. Rosen R, Nurko S, Furuta GT. Impeding gastroesophageal refluxate: a new application of an old medication. Gastroenterology. 2003 Sep; 125(3):984-5; discussion 985-6.
  35. Rosen R, Integlia MJ, Bousvaros A. Severe pancytopenia from thiopurine methyltransferase deficiency: a preventable complication of 6-mercaptopurine therapy in children with Crohn disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2002 Nov; 35(5):695-9.
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