Rose Eapen, MD, is an experienced, compassionate and dedicated pediatric otolaryngologist. She recently relocated to California from North Carolina where she was in a high volume and diverse academic practice at Duke University Hospital for 5 years. Dr. Eapen completed medical school at Duke University and residency followed by pediatric otolaryngology fellowship at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
During her residency training, Dr. Eapen was selected for a prestigious two-year NIH T32 research training program. She has presented her research widely and has published in many prominent otolaryngology journals. As a result of her dedication to teaching during residency, Dr. Eapen was nominated by her fellow residents and trainees for AOA honor society. She has inspired numerous medical students and residents to pursue otolaryngology and pediatric otolaryngology in particular.
During her time at Duke, she partnered with her colleagues in the ICN, PICU, and pediatric wards to help care for children with a variety of complex medical conditions. She developed expertise in both routine and complex pediatric otolaryngology procedures. She organized the first aerodigestive team at Duke, partnering with the pediatric gastroenterologists and pediatric pulmonologists to provide cohesive multi-disciplinary care.
Dr. Eapen is thrilled to provide comprehensive, evidence based, otolaryngology services to patients from birth till 18 in the South Bay and Long Beach communities. She is sees patients in Manhattan Beach, Torrance, and Long Beach. She enjoys taking care of children with ankyloglossia, laryngomalacia, noisy breathing, sleep disruption, hearing loss, and neck masses. She particularly enjoys taking care of children with complex medical conditions, such as Down syndrome. She performs complex surgery at Miller Children’s Hospital where she is able to utilize the services of pediatric fellowship trained anesthesiologists, PICU, NICU, and pediatric inpatient wards. She is also credentialed for surgery at Providence Little Company of Mary, Torrance.