C. Edward Rose Jr.

C. Edward Rose Jr., MD

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Call 434.243.4845
Primary Location:

PO Box 800546

Charlottesville, VA 22908-0546

Secondary Locations:
ABMS Certification:
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine
Research Interests:

Role of chemokines in asthma and other forms of lung inflammation

Clinical Practice:
Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis (ABPA), Asthma, Lung Cancer, Malignant Mesothelioma, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC), Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), Indeterminate Lung Nodules, Small Cell Lung Cancer, Vein Diseases, Bronchoscopy, Pulmonary Function Tests, Pulmonary & Respiratory Care

Immediate Past Division Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Professor of Internal Medicine

C. Edward Rose, MD, is a general pulmonologist who sees patients with multiple disorders including chronic cough, idiopathic shortness of breath, COPD, interstitial lung diseases, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary hypertension, lung nodules and pulmonary infections. Dr. Rose has a research interest in patients with asthma, particularly the fixed obstructive phenotype. He has published on the utility of peripheral blood fibrocytes as a biomarker for patients with severe asthma. 

A Kentucky native, Dr. Rose attended the University of Kentucky for his undergraduate education and the University of Louisville for medical school. He completed his residency in internal medicine and a clinical pulmonary fellowship at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. He then undertook a research fellowship in pulmonary and cardiovascular disease at the University of Colorado in Denver. Dr. Rose joined the faculty at UVA in 1979.

Dr. Rose is married to Karren Young Rose, and has two children and six grandchildren. His daughter, Katie, is a former public school teacher who now focuses on raising two children and working on art shows. His son, Charles, is an infectious disease consultant in Lexington, Kentucky, and a father of four. Dr. Rose’s main hobby is fly fishing. He has also been involved in multiple medical mission trips to India, Bolivia and Honduras.  

  • 2015-2018 Best Doctors in America® List 
University of Louisville, 1972
Internal Medicine, University of Alabama, 1972-1975
University of Alabama, 1977-1979; University of Colorado (Research), 1979-1979