Dennis Rosen MD

Dennis Rosen, MD

Associate Medical Director, Sleep Center

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Medical Services


  • Apnea
  • Chronic Lung Disease
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Down Syndrome
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Respiratory Complications of Metabolic Diseases
  • Respiratory Disease
  • Restrictive Lung Disease
  • Sleep Disordered Breathing
  • Sleep Disorders


  • Medicine
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Diseases


  • English
  • Spanish
  • Hebrew


  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders Center
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-1900 Sleep 781-216-2570 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education



Hebrew University, 1991

Jerusalem, Israel

Medical School

Hebrew University, 1996

Jerusalem, Israel


Barzilai Hospital, 1996

Ashkelon, Israel


Kaplan Medical Center - Pediatrics, 2001

Rehovot, Israel


Boston Children's Hospital - Pediatrics, 2004-2005

Boston, MA


Boston Children's Hospital - Pediatric Pulmonology, 2006

Boston, MA


  • Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology, Sleep Medicine


Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
  1. Wong W, Rosen D. Isolated mild sleep-associated hypoventilation in children with Down syndrome. Arch Dis Child. 2017 Apr 13.
  2. Skotko BG, Macklin EA, Muselli M, Voelz L, McDonough ME, Davidson E, Allareddy V, Jayaratne YS, Bruun R, Ching N, Weintraub G, Gozal D, Rosen D. A predictive model for obstructive sleep apnea and Down syndrome. Am J Med Genet A. 2017 Apr; 173(4):889-896.
  3. Allareddy V, Ching N, Macklin EA, Voelz L, Weintraub G, Davidson E, Prock LA, Rosen D, Brunn R, Skotko BG. Craniofacial features as assessed by lateral cephalometric measurements in children with Down syndrome. Prog Orthod. 2016 Dec; 17(1):35.
  4. Reiter J, Rosen D. The diagnosis and management of common sleep disorders in adolescents. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2014 Aug; 26(4):407-12.
  5. Holzer R, Rosen D. Bronchial carcinoid in college freshman with persistent focal wheeze. J Am Assoc Nurse Pract. 2013 Dec; 25(12):641-3.
  6. Popatia R, Rosen D. Infant with obstructive sleep apnea successfully treated with continuous positive airway pressure. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2014 Apr; 53(4):395-6.
  7. Rosen D, Wilfond B, Lantos JD. Obstructive sleep apnea in a 17-year-old with profound cognitive impairment. Pediatrics. 2013 Mar; 131(3):581-5.
  8. Rosen D. Management of obstructive sleep apnea associated with Down syndrome and other craniofacial dysmorphologies. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2011 Nov; 17(6):431-6.
  9. Rosen D. Sustaining excellence in pediatric care. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011 May; 165(5):388-91.
  10. Rosen D. Lowering medication co-payments to reduce costs. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2012 Feb; 51(2):107-8.
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  12. Rosen D, Lombardo A, Skotko B, Davidson EJ. Parental perceptions of sleep disturbances and sleep-disordered breathing in children with Down syndrome. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2011 Feb; 50(2):121-5.
  13. Rosen D. Some infants with Down syndrome spontaneously outgrow their obstructive sleep apnea. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2010 Nov; 49(11):1068-71.
  14. Zanobetti A, Redline S, Schwartz J, Rosen D, Patel S, O'Connor GT, Lebowitz M, Coull BA, Gold DR. Associations of PM10 with sleep and sleep-disordered breathing in adults from seven U.S. urban areas. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010 Sep 15; 182(6):819-25.
  15. Rosen D. Many parents report their child's breathing and sleep patterns during overnight sleep study as atypical. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2010 Aug; 49(8):764-7.
  16. Rosen D. A 41/2-year-old girl with frequent nightime awakenings. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2010 Feb; 49(2):186-7.
  17. Rosen D. Severe hypothyroidism presenting as obstructive sleep apnea. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2010 Apr; 49(4):381-3.
  18. Rosen D, Lee JH, Cuttitta F, Rafiqi F, Degan S, Sunday ME. Accelerated thymic maturation and autoreactive T cells in bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2006 Jul 01; 174(1):75-83.
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