Dr. Gerald Rosen, MD

Dr. Gerald Rosen, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Gerald Rosen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Charlotte, NC and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

10520 Park Rd

Charlotte, NC 28210

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Rosen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
very high
more than 92% of peers
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Rosen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rosen "Dr. Rosen is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the Cornea Society. He served on the teaching staff of world-renowned Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia for six years, where he assisted in the training of ophthalmology residents. He has participated in national clinical trials of laser vision correction and corneal transplantation surgery. He was the first surgeon in the Charlotte area to perform DMEK partial-thickness corneal transplant surgery"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rosen "At Horizon Eye Care, eyesight isn't just part of our focus. It's literally all we do. 

Services at Horizon range from routine family and pediatric eye care to specialty services and surgeries for cornea, glaucoma, oculoplastics and retina conditions, along with cataract surgery and laser-assisted cataract surgery. Our physicians and staff have vast experience, and stay current with the latest treatments, technology and techniques.

We are Always Thinking Vision."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

64  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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24  Procedures

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Emory University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Kings Co Suny Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Kings Co Suny Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • McGill University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Rochester
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rosen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rosen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rosen to family and friends
5 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Rosen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

This is my second review of Dr. Gerald Rosen for another surgery on my right eye. Dr. Rosen performed a Triple DMEK transplant and IOL on my right eye in December of 2017. The surgery was a complete success. I went from a constant foggy vision to crystal clear within days after surgery for Fuchs...more
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Highly advise against letting Dr Rosen or horizon care anywhere near your eyes. I unfortunately went in to see this Dr with a simple night driving glare concern. Was led like a sheep to the slaughter to have a superficial TPK laser treatment to my cornea. I came out with destroyed vision in my...more
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Very precise Dr. Excellent at what he does best. I am happy he gave me the best eye care I needed.
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