Dr Stuart Rosen received his medical undergraduate education at Pembroke College, Cambridge and at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School. After specialist cardiology training that included several years in cardiovascular research, funded by the Medical Research Council and the British Heart Foundation, he was appointed Consultant Cardiologist at the Royal Brompton and London Northwest Hospitals and Reader in Cardiology in the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London.
He is a general adult cardiologist and has specialist expertise in heart failure, syncope and difficult hypertension. His technical skills include transoesophageal echocardiography, stress echo, tilt testing and autonomic assessment. Dr Rosen had a pivotal role in setting up the UK’s first cardio-oncology unit, at the Royal Brompton Hospital, to provide care for patients at risk of cardiotoxicity as a consequence of their anti-cancer treatment.
Dr Rosen has a programme of translational research focused on the role of cardiac autonomic dysfunction in the pathophysiology of cardiac disease, the origins of cardiac pain and the mechanisms of heart injury in cancer patients He is cardiologist to the MRC’s multi-centre “Prostate Adenocarcinoma: TransCutaneous Hormones Trial (PATCH).
He has extensive teaching commitments, in medicine, cardiology, ethics and law for medical undergraduates and supervises postgraduates, MD and PhD students. He is the author of more than 80 peer reviewed papers, plus review articles, editorials, abstracts, nine book chapters and the popular book ‘Self-assessment colour review of cardiology’.
Dr Rosen an extensive medicolegal practice with particular reference to cardiovascular disease. His caseload (which dates back to 1997 and exceeds 250 cases) includes personal injury work in which the injury includes cardiological factors or consequences as well as medical negligence work. He receives instructions from claimants, defendants, as well as being a single joint expert (ratio approximately 50:30:20) and has had training in the revised CPR rules.