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Nicholas E. Rose, M.D.

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About Dr. Nicholas E. Rose

Dr. Rose is one of those rare individuals who was drawn to his profession at an early age, and virtually everything since those formative years has taken him down the path to become one of the country’s top hand and upper extremity surgeons. A love of sports extended from days as captain of his high school ice hockey team. Graduating Magna Cum Laude from the University of California, Los Angeles, he continued on at UCLA earning his M.D. and completing his internship and residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.

Following a fellowship in hand, upper extremity and microvascular surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Dr. Rose returned to Southern California, where he continues to share his expertise as a clinical instructor of orthopaedic surgery at the UCLA School of Medicine in Torrance, California and as a volunteer assistant clinical professor at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine.

Dr. Rose is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and board certified in hand surgery as well. He has received many honors and awards and has authored numerous publications and book chapters. Additionally, his research in arthroscopy, sports medicine and hand surgery has been published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at national and international meetings.

“Many recall Dr. Rose making national news in July of 2000 with his reattachment of an artist’s severed arm, allowing the patient to return to his beloved vocation (Los Angeles Times, July 15, 2000).”
For Dr. Rose, however, one achievement remains paramount in his long list of professional accomplishments, board certifications and prestigious society memberships – his rapport with patients. His proven superior diagnostic, surgical and rehabilitative skills find meaning in the context of a genuine personal commitment to each individual patient. Dr. Rose views himself as a teammate in your treatment. He dedicates himself both personally and professionally to provide the highest level of care to ensure the patient’s fastest and most complete possible recovery.

Affiliations HOI Surgery Center - Newport Beach
Education Medical Education - David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (Medical Doctor)
Internship - Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Residency - Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Fellowship - The Hand Center of San Antonio (Hand and Microvascular Surgery)
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Surgery of the Hand
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Conditions Treated
  • Sprained Wrist (Hand & Wrist)
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans (Elbow)
  • Frozen Shoulder Syndrome (FSS) / Adhesive Capsulitis (Shoulder)
  • Bicep Tendonitis (Shoulder)
  • Fractures (Sports Medicine)
  • Elbow Fracture / Fractured Elbow (Elbow)
  • Pinched Nerve (Elbow)
  • Golfer's Elbow (Sports Medicine)
  • Osteoarthritis of the Hand & Wrist / Hand Osteoarthritis / Wrist Osteoarthr (Hand & Wrist)
  • Tennis Elbow / Lateral Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • Dislocated Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Hyperextended Elbow / Hyperextension of the Elbow (Elbow)
  • Triceps Tendonitis (Elbow)
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligaments Injuries (Elbow)
  • Tennis Elbow (Sports Medicine)
  • Shoulder Bursitis (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Arthritis (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Impingement (Shoulder)
  • AC Joint Separation (Shoulder)
  • Elbow Sports Injuries (Elbow)
  • Hand Arthritis (Hand & Wrist)
  • Fractured Wrist (Hand & Wrist)
  • Sprains and Strains (Sports Medicine)
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries (Elbow)
  • Bicep Tendon Rupture / Tear (Elbow)
  • Clavicle Fracture (Shoulder)
  • Dislocated Shoulder / Shoulder Dislocation (Sports Medicine)
  • Distal Radius Fracture (Hand & Wrist)
  • Elbow Tendonitis (Elbow)
  • Broken Hand (Hand & Wrist)
  • Sprained Elbow (Elbow)
  • Golfer's Elbow / Medial Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • Throwing Injuries (Shoulder)
  • Labral Tear of the Hip or Shoulder (Sports Medicine)
  • Suprascapular Nerve Injury (Shoulder)
  • Sprained Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • LCL Injury / Lateral Collateral Ligament (Sports Medicine)
  • Suprascapular Neuropathy / Entrapment (Shoulder)
  • Olecranon Fractures (Elbow)
  • Mallet Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Synovitis (Sports Medicine)
  • Cartilage Injuries (Sports Medicine)
  • Broken Collarbone / Collarbone Injuries (Shoulder)
  • Osteoporosis (Shoulder)
  • Separated Shoulder (Shoulder)
  • Jammed Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (Hand & Wrist)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (Elbow)
  • SLAP Lesion Tear / Shoulder Lebrum Tear (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Instability (Sports Medicine)
  • Colles Fracture (Elbow)
  • Separated Shoulder (Sports Medicine)
  • Erb's Palsy (Elbow)
  • Trigger Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • De Quervain's Disease (Hand & Wrist)
  • Elbow Contracture (Elbow)
  • Osteochondral Defect (OCD) of Capitellum (Shoulder)
  • Strained Elbow (Elbow)
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (Elbow)
  • Lateral Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • Shoulder Tendonitis (Shoulder)
  • Broken Arm (Elbow)
  • Tendinosis (Elbow)
  • Olecranon Bursitis (Elbow)
  • Shoulder Osteoarthritis / Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder (Shoulder)
  • Little League / Elbow or Shoulder (Sports Medicine)
  • Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture / Triceps Rupture (Elbow)
  • Metacarpal Fracture (Hand & Wrist)
  • Shoulder Instability (Shoulder)
  • Ganglion Cyst (Hand & Wrist)
  • Elbow Arthritis (Elbow)
  • Humerus Fracture (Shoulder)
  • Bankart Lesion (Sports Medicine)
  • Still Elbow (Elbow)
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment (Elbow)
  • Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture / Triceps Rupture (Shoulder)
  • Broken Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Shoulder Sports Injuries (Shoulder)
  • Elbow Osteoarthritis / Osteoarthritis of the Elbow (Elbow)
  • Wrist Tendonitis (Hand & Wrist)
  • Dislocated Elbow (Elbow)
  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome (Elbow)
  • Labral Tears of the Shoulder / Bankart Lesion (Shoulder)
  • Little Leaguer's Elbow (Elbow)
  • Nerve Injuries (Hand & Wrist)
  • Dislocated Wrist (Hand & Wrist)
  • Elbow Instability (Elbow)
  • Elbow Bursitis (Elbow)
  • Rotator Cuff Injury / Rotator Cuff Tear (Shoulder)
  • MCL Injury / Medial Collateral Ligament (Sports Medicine)
  • Sports Concusion (Sports Medicine)
  • Ulnar Neuropathy (Elbow)
  • Dislocated Shoulder / Shoulder Dislocation (Shoulder)
  • Osteochondral Defect (OCD) of Capitellum (Elbow)
  • Radial Collateral Ligament Sprain (Elbow)
  • Shoulder Fractures (Shoulder)
  • UCL Tear / Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • Carpal Tunnel (Hand & Wrist)
  • Biceps Tendonitis (Elbow)
  • Dupuytren's Contractures (Hand & Wrist)
  • Bicep Tendon Rupture (Sports Medicine)
  • SLAP Lesion Tear (Sports Medicine)