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Sheldon N.

Physician Faculty
General Gastroenterology
Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine


Sheldon Rosen, M.D., is a board certified physician at the Digestive Health Center at UWMC and a UW associate professor of Medicine.

Fulfilling the patient’s need is always Dr. Rosen’s main practice goal. He tries to listen carefully and communicate clearly, always sensitive to the patient’s individuality. He finds patience, persistence and compassion are essential factors in achieving success.

Dr. Rosen earned his M.D. at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. He is board certified in both Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. He is experienced in the clinical management of a wide variety of gastroenterological diseases and has a special interest in cyclic vomiting syndrome and other causes of recurrent vomiting. In the past he has participated in research involving both Barrett’s esophagus and irritable bowel syndrome.

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology, 1987, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, 1975, American Board of Internal Medicine

Education & Training

Fellowship in Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital (England)

Residency in Medicine, University of Washington

Residency in Family Medicine, University of Colorado Medical Center

Residency in Medicine, Kaiser Foundation (Oakland) Hospital

Internship in Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

Medical Education, Case Western Reserve University, 1967

Clinical Interests

  • Gastroenterology (Digestive)
  • Internal Medicine
  • Telehealth Services



Donaldson, CL, Hully, SB, Rosen SN, Friedman, Vogel RJ: The effect of potassium phosphate supplementation on the calcium balance and bone mineral changes of bed rest. Metabolism, 19:1071-1084, 1970.

Rosen SN, Pope CE. Extended esophageal pH monitoring. An analysis of the literature and assessment of its role in the diagnosis and management of gastroesophageal reflux. J Clin Gastroenterol. 11:260-270, 1889.

Rosen SN, Hoak, D: Intramucosal carcinoma developing in a hyperplastic gastric polyp. A case report and suggestions for the management of hyperplastic polyps. Gastrointerstinal Endoscopy. 19:1072-1084, 1993.

Edelstein ZR, Farrow DC, Bronner MP, Rosen SN, Vaughan TL. Central adiposity and risk of Barrett's esophagus. Gastroenterology. 2007 Aug;133(2):403-11. Epub 2007 May 21. PMID: 1768116

Nason KS, Farrow DC, Haigh G, Lee SP, Bronner MP, Rosen SN, Vaughan TL. Gastric fluid bile concentrations and risk of Barrett's esophagus. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2007 Jun;6(3):304-7. Epub 2007 Feb 8. PMID: 17669852

Cain KC, Jarrett ME, Burr RL, Rosen SN, Hertig VL, Heitkemper MM. Gender differences in gastrointestinal, psychological, and somatic symptoms in irritable bowel syndrome. Dig Dis Sci. 2009 Jul;54(7):1542-9. Epub 2008 Nov 1. PMID: 18979200

Edelstein ZR, Bronner MP, Rosen SN, Vaughan TL. Risk factors for Barrett's esophagus among patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease: A community clinic-based case-control study. American Journal of Gastroenterology 2009;104:834-42.

Jarrett ME, Cain KC, Burr RL, Hertig VL, Rosen SN, Heitkemper MM. Comprehensive Self-Management for Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Randomized Trial of In-Person vs. Combined In-Person and Telephone Sessions. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 Aug 18. PMID: 19690523

Sheldon Rosen Robert Diaz · Zhuping Garacci · Vishnu Charan Suresh Kumar · Shashank R. Thyarala · Cecilia J. Hillard3 · Thangam Venkatesan. Hot-Water Bathing Improves Symptoms in Patients with Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome and Is Modulated by Chronic Cannabis Use. Digestive Diseases and Sciences