Kristina W. Rosbe, MD is a Clinical Professor of Pediatric Otolaryngology – Head and Neck (OHNS) and Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Rosbe received her medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School. She completed her general surgery internship and an Otolaryngology residency at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a Pediatric OHNS fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. She is the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology and Co-Director of the Aerodigestive Clinic. She is also part of the multidisciplinary team caring for children in the Birthmark and Vascular Anomalies Clinic and Craniofacial Clinic.
As a pediatric ENT specialist, Dr. Rosbe provides specialized care around the Bay Area: UCSF Greenbrae Clinic in Marin County and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in San Francisco. At these locations, she treats a variety of conditions including benign and malignant growths of the head and neck, voice and swallowing problems, hearing loss, sinus disease and breathing problems. Dr. Rosbe’s clinical practice includes all aspects of pediatric care of the ears, nose, and throat. She partners with other pediatric specialists to provide multidisciplinary state-of-the-art, highest quality, safe, patient and family-centered care in the Bay Area.
Dr. Rosbe’s research interests include outcomes in children with vascular malformations affecting the head and neck, airway and swallowing disorders, and pediatric salivary gland disease.
She is Chair of the Section on Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery of the American Academy of Pediatrics where she plays a critical role in health advocacy for children, review of clinical practice guidelines and education of pediatricians on topics relevant to children with conditions of the ear, nose & throat.
Diagnosis and management of stridor and other airway problems in children, benign and malignant pediatric neck masses, pediatric sleep apnea, pediatric sinus disease including polyps, chronic otitis media and pediatric hearing loss, and tongue tie
Outcomes in children with vascular malformations affecting the head and neck, airway and swallowing disorders, and pediatric salivary gland disease
Education and Training:
• Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH
• Internship: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC – General Surgery
• Residency: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC – Otolaryngology
• Fellowship: Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA – Pediatric Otolaryngology
• National Board of Medical Examiners Certification
• Diplomate, American Board of Otolaryngology
• Medical License, State of California