Mary Ann Rose, MD
Mary Ann Rose, MD
Medical Director (Encinitas)
Head and Neck Cancer
General Radiation Oncology
Born in Georgia and raised in Houston, Texas, Dr. Rose received her B.A. from Yale University in English literature and her M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Following Medical School, she completed residencies in both Internal Medicine and Radiation Medicine at Harvard University in Boston and is board certified in both specialties.
Initially a Staff Radiation Oncologist at the Harvard Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Dr. Rose was based at Beth Israel Hospital and the Breast Evaluation Clinic of the Dana Farber Cancer Intitute. She subsequently served as Chief of Radiation Oncology at St. Anne’s Hospital in Fall River, Massachussetts prior to relocating to San Diego in 1993. Dr. Rose has worked in private practice in the San Diego area for nearly 15 years, serving as Medical Director at Palomar Medical Center in Escondido and Medical Director of the Vantage Oncology Centers in both Temecula and Wildomar.
Dr. Rose was recruited to the UCSD Department of Radiation Oncology as Medical Director of the Encinitas Treatment Facility in 2007. She has published numerous articles on the treatment of breast cancer and genitourinary cancers, and has continued interest in these areas as well as in general radiation oncology, medical ethics and palliative care.
Outside the hospital, Dr. Rose enjoys trail riding her horses and spending time with her husband, Richard, and their three children Alexandra, Brandon, and Evan. She also breeds and shows champion Scottish Deerhounds and hopes to establish collaborative studies with her colleagues in veterinary oncology.
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