Dr. Leo Rozmaryn is a reconstructive hand and microvascular surgeon by trade. A native of New York City, Dr. Rozmaryn graduated from Queens College in 1977, and later received an MD from Columbia University. Following his residency in orthopedic surgery, he completed his fellowship training. Dr. Rozmaryn has a busy private practice in the Washington DC area, and has been selected by Washingtonian Magazine as one of its “Top Doctors” for the past twelve years, and has been cited by the Washington Post and the US News and World Report for professional excellence.
Dr. Rozmaryn has participated in three disaster relief missions, the first following Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, then in northern Israel immediately following the Second Lebanon war, and again in Haiti following the earthquake in 2010.
In August 2018 Dr. Rozmaryn participated in a search and rescue training program with the Israeli Army’s Home Front Command with a view to participating in an Israeli international search and rescue team who travel world-wide to assist in natural disasters.
Dr. Rozmaryn has grown up in the religious Zionist / Modern Orthodox Jewish community. Besides his medical career, Dr. Rozmaryn has a keen interest in history, especially Middle East history. An avid reader of Jewish and Israeli history and a frequent visitor to Israel after completing high school there, he brings to bear a lifetime of experience and scholarship into the writing of his debut novel.
Dr. Rozmaryn lives with his family in Silver Spring, Maryland.