Ronnie A Rosenthal MD, MS

Professor of Surgery; Surgeon-In-Chief, VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Biographical Info

Ronnie A Rosenthal, MD, MS, is a fellowship-trained surgeon who earned her medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Specializing in geriatric surgery, Dr. Rosenthal is dedicated to helping elderly patients who have a variety of gastrointestinal and biliary diseases. She uses minimally invasive techniques, offering patients easier and shorter recoveries and less postoperative discomfort.


Education & Training

M.D.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center (1977)
Chief Resident
SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, General Surgery  (1980 - 1981)
Intern
S.U.N.Y. Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, Surgery  (1976 - 1977)
Resident
S.U.N.Y. Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, General Surgery  (1977 - 1980)
Research Fellow
S.U.N.Y. Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, Surgery 
Fellow
S.U.N.Y. Downstate Medical Center/Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, Vascular Surgery  (1981 - 1982)

Honors & Recognition

  • Edward H Storer Resident Teaching Award
    Department of Surgery- Graduating Surgery Chief Residents (2010)
  • Secretaries Hands and Heart Award
    Department of Veterans Affairs (2007)
  • Society of Distinguished Teachers
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT (2002)
  • Leah Lowenstein Faculty Graduation Award for Promotion of Humane Equalitarian Medical Education
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT (1998)
  • Eta Kappa Nu
    National Electrical Engineering Honorary Society (1967)
  • Tau Beta Pi
    National Engineering Honorary Society (1967)
  • New York State Regents Scholarship
    (1964-1969)

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