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Adam A. Rosenberg, MD

Professor of Pediatrics


Director, Pediatric Residency Program

   Phone: 720-777-1234 (TBD)
   E-mail: (TBD)

Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics
Pediatric Medical Education
Children's Hospital Colorado

Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Adam A. Rosenberg, MD, earned his medical degree from Vanderbilt University in 1976. He completed his Pediatric Residency at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 1979. After finishing a Fellowship in Perinatal Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1981, Dr. Rosenberg returned to Colorado to join the faculty of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital Colorado in 1984.

Dr. Rosenberg has served as Medical Director of the Nursery at Boulder Community Hospital since 2001. He was Medical Director of the Level I/II Nurseries at University Hospital from 1986 until 2008 and Medical Director of the NICU at University Hospital from 1989 to 2008. He was appointed Professor of Pediatrics in 1997 and Director of the Pediatric Residency Program in 2003.

Dr. Rosenberg’s scientific interests include regulation of cerebral blood flow in the fetus and neonate; surfactant replacement therapy; pathogenesis of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn; clinical management of birth asphyxia; and outcome of high-risk newborn term and preterm infants. He is the recipient of numerous grant awards for his research.

Dr. Rosenberg is widely published in the medical literature and is a peer reviewer for numerous journals. He is a popular speaker nationally and internationally. Dr. Rosenberg is also active in many national and institutional committees, including the American Heart Association’s Brain Subcommittee for the Review of Grant Applications.

Dr. Rosenberg previously received the Gary Way Award for Outstanding Teaching from the Department of Pediatrics.

  • 5280 Magazine’s Top Doctors in Denver, 2005-present
  • Partners in Care Award, UCH, 2008

Publications in PubMed (partial list)

  • Thilo EH, Rosenberg AA. The newborn infant. In: Hay WW Jr, Levin MJ, Sondheimer JM, Deterding RR, editors. Current pediatric diagnosis and treatment. 19th ed. New York: McGraw Hill; 2009.
  • Rosenberg A. The IUGR newborn. Semin Perinatol. 2008 Jun;32(3):219-24. [PMID: 18482625]
  • Mourani PM, Ivy DD, Rosenberg AA, Fagan TE, Abman SH. Left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in bronchopulmonary dysplasia. J Pediatr. 2008 Feb;152(2):291-3. [PMID: 18206706]
  • Rosenberg AA. The neonate. In: Gabbe SG, Niebyl JR, Simpson JL, editors. Obstetrics: normal and problem pregnancies. 5th ed. Orlando: Churchill Livingston/Elsevier; 2007.
  • Thilo EH, Rosenberg AA. The newborn infant. In: Hay WW Jr, Levin MJ, Sondheimer JM, Deterding RR, editors. Current pediatric diagnosis and treatment. 18th ed. New York: McGraw Hill; 2007.
  • Reiter PD, Novak K, Valuck RJ, Rosenberg AA, Fish D. Effect of a closed drug-delivery system on the incidence of nosocomial and catheter-related bloodstream infections in infants. Epidemiol Infect. 2006 Apr;134(2):285-91. [PMID: 16490132]
  • Reiter PD, Rosenberg AA, Valuck R, Novak K. Effect of short-term erythropoietin therapy in anemic premature infants. J Perinatol. 2005 Feb;25(2):125-9. [PMID: 15526012]