About Dr. Rose

Harris Rose, M.D.
Dr. Rose moved to Texas from New Jersey while in high school. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Mechanical Engineering with honors. Following college, Dr. Rose joined the United States Navy where he served five years as a Submarine Officer and nuclear engineer. Dr. Rose is a graduate of the U. S. Navy’s Nuclear Power School and has found his background as an engineer to be immensely helpful in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. 

After leaving the Navy, Dr. Rose attended Harvard Medical School. He then completed a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Rose completed his surgical training with a fellowship in Hand and Microvascular Surgery at the University of Washington – Seattle.

Dr. Rose has extensive experience treating orthopaedic disorders, particularly of the upper extremity. He has gained this experience at two of the busiest trauma hospitals in the United States, Hermann Hospital in Houston, and Harborview Hospital in Seattle. He has also worked at three Children’s hospitals and enjoys treating congenital disorders of the hand and upper extremity.

Dr. Rose is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and enjoys treating all common orthopaedic disorders. As a hand surgeon, his specific areas of interest and expertise include treatment of hand, wrist, and elbow trauma and arthritis, and microvascular reconstruction of traumatic extremity injuries. Dr. Rose also has an interest in minimally invasive procedures such as percutaneous needle aponeurotomy for Dupuytren’s Disease, percutaneous trigger finger release, and endoscopic carpal tunnel release.

Dr. Rose serves as the Chair of the Department of Surgery at St. David’s North Austin Medical Center.

Dr. Rose has had the goal of returning to Austin since he graduated from UT Austin. Dr. Rose is very happy to be a part of the Austin community with his wife and three children.