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Christopher Rose, MD


Christopher Rose

Professional Biography

Christopher Rose, MD is a board-certified otolaryngologist. He completed his Bachelor of Science at Indiana Wesleyan University. He received his Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine and completed his Otolaryngology residency at Wayne State University.
Outside of his practice, some of Dr. Rose’s favorite things to do are obstacle course races and playing pickle ball with his family. He also loves to carry on his strong family tradition of making wonderful desserts to share with others.


Bachelor of Science, Indiana Wesleyan University, 2007
Medical Doctorate, University of Oklahoma, 2011
Residency, Wayne State University, 2016


I love helping organize and play music with my local church

Published Works

  • Hurst N, Rose C, Melkaine A, et al. Intratumoral Lymphatic Vessel Density as a Predictor of Progression-Free and Overall Survival in Locally Advanced Laryngeal/Hypopharyngeal Cancer. Head and Neck. 2015 Jan 10.
  • Rose C, Svider PF, Sheyn A, Meadows LN, Eloy JA, Coticchia J, Folbe AJ. Protecting the Most Vulnerable: Litigation from Pediatric Otolaryngologic Procedures and Conditions. Laryngoscope. 2014 Mar 7.
  • Collins B, Powitzky R, Robledo C, Rose C, Glade R. Airway Management in Pierre Robin Sequence: Patterns of Practice. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2013 Jul 22.
  • Coticchia J, Rose C, Sachdeva L, Liebertz D. “Role of Mucociliary Clearance & Biofilms in Paranasal Sinuses.” Paranasal Sinuses: Anatomy, Development and Biological Functions.

Activities and Organizations

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Society
  • American Medical Association


Triological Society Travel Award, COSM, May 2016 AAO-HNS/F Resident Leadership Grant, September 2015 Alpha Omega Alpha Society, 2008 – present John C. Coburn Scholarship, 2009 – 2010 Sooner Heritage Scholarship, 2008 – 2010 Dr. Lawrence L. Jones Medical Scholarship, 2008 – 2009 Dean’s Medical Scholarship, 2008 – 2009

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