Chief of MIS and Bariatric Surgery and Director of Fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Florida
Weston, FL USA
Dr. Rosenthal completed his medical school and surgical residency in Rosario Argentina. In 1982 he emigrated to Frankfurt , Germany where he repeated general surgery residency and became attending surgeon at the Northwest Hospital. In 1993 Dr. Rosenthal emigrated to the US. Three years of minimally invasive surgery fellowship at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in LA were followed by third general surgery residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in NY. Since 1999 he is Chief of MIS and Bariatric Surgery and director of Fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Florida. Since 2012 he is the Chairman of the Department of General Surgery and since 2011 the director of the General surgery Residency Program. Dr. Rosenthal served between 2014 and 2016 as Chief of Staff and Chairman of the Medical Executive Committee at Cleveland Clinic Florida. Dr. Rosenthal was appointed for 6 years in the Board of Governors of SAGES and served for equal amount of time in the SAGES Foundation. He also served on multiple committee’s and is past president and member of the executive committee of ASMBS. He is the past President of the ASMBS Foundation. He is founding Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times, Associate Editor of SOARD and Obesity Surgery. He is Editorial Board member of Annals of Surgery, Selected Readings in General Surgery Langennbeck’s Archive and Surgical Endoscopy. He is founding member and is the current President of the Fellowship Council. He is the current president of the South Florida Chapter of the American College of Surgeons and Governor at the American College of Surgeons. Dr. R is honorary member of several surgical societies including the Federation of Latin-American Surgeons, Argentinian, Indian, Peruvian, German and Israeli Societies of surgery. Dr. R. conducted well over 10,000 general surgery and bariatric procedures and trained over 50 fellows in advanced gastrointestinal, minimally invasive and bariatric surgery.