Alyssa R. Rosen, MD

Alyssa R. Rosen, MD

Alyssa R. Rosen, MD, is a pediatric neurologist in the Division of Neurology at CHOP, specializing in the care of children with autism and epilepsy-related disorders.

Areas of Expertise: Epilepsy, Autism
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, King of Prussia; Specialty Care, Market Street
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA


Pediatrics - The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Child Neurology - Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy with focus on Autism Spectrum Disorders - The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Neurologist

Departments and Services




Kessler SK, Minhas P, Woods AJ, Rosen A, Gorman C, Bikson M. Dosage considerations for transcranial direct current stimulation in children: a computational modeling study. PLoS One. 2013 Sep 27;8(9):e76112.



Rosen, AR. “How Should Vertigo be Evaluated and Treated?”. In D. Licht & N. Ryan (Eds.) Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Neurology: 49 clinical questions (Chapter 40).  SLACK Inc. (in press).

Posters and Presentations


A. R. Rosen, S. Kessler, C. Ackhar, A. Poduri, E. Sherr, for the SVIP Consortium. (2013) Seizures and Epilepsy in 16p11.2 Deletions and Duplications. Poster presented at the American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C.

Invited lectures


May, 2013 “Epilepsy and EEG Abnormalities in Autism Spectrum Disorders” - The Neurodevelopment Symposium, Philadelphia, PA

May, 2013 “Insights into the Autism-Epilepsy Overlap from a 16p11.2 Copy Number Variant Cohort” – Zeritsky presentation of residency research project, Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 

Awards and Honors

2013, Young Investigator Award, American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting
2013, The Meg Olivia Barkman Teaching Award
2006, The Aesculapian Club of Harvard Medical School
2002, Martha Muenzer Memorial Award in Psychology
2001, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Chapter of The University of Michigan
2000, First Prize, Michigan Society for Neuroscience Undergraduate Research Competition
2000, Outstanding Student of Italian Award, Italian Chamber of Commerce of Michigan

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2010-2013, American Academy of Neurology