Joel B. Rose, DO


Dr. Rose is has served three terms as Chairman of the Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine. He is currently serving his fourth Board tenure.  His current Committee assignments include:

Chairman of the Florida Board of Medicine and Osteopathic Medicine 
Physician's Assistant Council
Anesthesiology Assistant Committee

Member of the following standing Joint Florida Board of Medicine and Osteopathic Medicine Committees:

  • Medical Marijuana Committee
  • Pharmacy formulary Committee
  • Telemedicine Committee
  • Wrong Side and Wrong Site Surgery Committee
  • Office Surgery Rules Revision Committee

He practices injury and family medicine in Tampa. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of South Florida and received his Doctor of Osteopathy degree from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in 1983.  He interned at Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital.  Dr. Rose is board certified in family medicine by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians.

He has received both the Hillsborough County Osteopathic Medical Association and the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA) Physician of the Year Awards.   He was the 2002-2003 FOMA President. In 2004 the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association awarded him the Distinguished Service Award.

He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine and Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton.

Dr. Rose maintains an active interest in the Board of Osteopathic Medicine's mission to protect and improve the health and safety of all health care consumers in Florida through its regulation and policy-making abilities.  He is a fellow in the Federation of State Medical Boards and the American Association of Osteopathic Examiners.

He has been a participant in the 2013 and 2017 Federation of State Medical Boards development and revision on the State's Model Op