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Gunnar Andersson
Bernard Bach Jr.
Karen Benner
Richard Berger
Joshua Blomgren
Charles Bush-Joseph
David Cheng
Mark Cohen
Brian Cole
Craig Della Valle
Christopher DeWald
David Fardon
John Fernandez
April Fetzer
Brian Forsythe
Jorge Galante
David Garras
Tad Gerlinger
Steven Gitelis
Edward Goldberg
George Holmes Jr.
Joshua Jacobs
Monica Kogan
Simon Lee
Brett Levine
Johnny Lin
Jeffrey Mjaanes
Shane Nho
Gregory Nicholson
Wayne Paprosky
Frank Phillips
Richard Rodarte
Anthony Romeo
Aaron Rosenberg
Kern Singh
Scott Sporer
Nikhil Verma
Kathleen Weber
Larry Wellendorf
Robert Wysocki
Physicians
Anthony A. Romeo, M.D.
Sports Medicine, Elbow, Shoulder Orthopedic Surgeon
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Anthony A. Romeo, M.D.

Professor, Director, Section of Shoulder & Elbow, Rush University Medical Center

Dr. Romeo is a distinguished orthopedic surgeon with over 20 years experience working in academic medicine. In addition to his role as professor in the Department of Orthopedics at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL, he serves as the program director of the Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship, and section head of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery in the Division of Sports Medicine at Rush. Dr. Romeo also serves as co-team physician for the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Bulls.

Among his diverse research interests, Dr. Romeo focuses on clinical evaluations of rotator cuff repair and shoulder stabilization as well as biomechanical and anatomical analysis of the biceps tendon. He routinely performs rotator cuff repairs, including revision repairs, using various arthroscopic techniques. In addition, Dr. Romeo has designed and developed innovative advanced shoulder replacement systems for the treatment of arthritis. He is a renowned scholar who has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and 30 chapters in orthopedic textbooks. Moreover, he has served in the capacity of senior editor on several orthopedics and sports medicine books. Dr. Romeo has lectured extensively on advanced surgical techniques to surgeons at both national and international forums.

Dr. Romeo is a leading member of numerous professional societies. He is a fellow of the Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; a member of the prestigious American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Society and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine; participates on the board of directors of the Arthroscopy Association of North America; a member of the Mid-America Orthopaedic Society, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and the International Society of Arthroscopy Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS). Dr. Romeo is also the founder of the Notre Dame Orthopaedic Society.

Throughout his esteemed career, Dr. Romeo has received numerous honors and awards for his outstanding accomplishments in innovative research that enhances patient care. He has been recognized as one of the Best Doctors in America and one of the Top Doctors in Chicago for multiple years. Dr. Romeo has been selected for Marquis Whos Who in America, Whos Who in Healthcare, and Whos Who in Medicine and Healthcare. Furthermore, Dr. Romeo is one of fewer than 6% of physicians selected to receive the Patients Choice Award. His honors for excellence in research include the Best Scientific Exhibit at the 2010 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Western Orthopaedic Associations Lloyd Taylor Award, Best Poster at Rush University Sigma Xi day, multiple research grants from the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF), Award Paper from the Illinois OREF Research Competition, the winning paper and the Excellence in Research Award from the Rush University Annual Thesis Day, the ISAKOS Science Award for Best Overall Paper, the Emanuel B. Kaplan Award, and many others.

Dr. Romeo received his medical degree from the St. Louis University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio, and his shoulder and elbow surgery fellowship at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. Furthermore, he completed his Bachelor of Science at the University of Notre Dame.

For more information about Dr. Romeo visit www.shoulderelbowsports.com.

Dr. Anthony Romeo was voted among the top 1% of Top Doctors in America® by U.S.News & World Report and Castle Connolly. The Top Doctors list is widely regarded as a high-quality reference guide to the medical profession.



Practice Emphasis:Shoulder Surgery
Elbow Surgery
Sports Medicine
Medical School:Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Residency:Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH - Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship:University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA - Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Board Certification:Orthopaedic Surgery
Special Procedures:Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
Arthroscopic shoulder stabilization
Revision shoulder surgery
Arthroscopic treatment of tennis elbow
Shoulder replacement
Research Interests:Clinical evaluation of rotator cuff repair
Clinical evaluation of shoulder stabilization
Biomechanical and anatomical analysis of the biceps tendon
Disclosures:AAOS Record of Disclosure
 
Curriculum Vitae

Clinical Support Staff

Audrey (Adams) Sindic, PA
Kelly Schleich, PA
Allison Terry, PA-C

Dr. Romeo has office hours at the following locations:

Rush Oak Park Hospital
Rush University Medical Center

In the News

MOR Physicians Perform Surgery on White Sox Outfielder Avisail Garcia
Jake Peavy Develops Close Bond with Dr. Anthony Romeo
MOR Physicians Selected by their Peers as the Top 28 Shoulder Surgeons
Total Shoulder Replacement Relieves Pain for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Physicians Selected as Chicago Magazine's 2014 'Top Doctors'
Evaluation of MLB Pitchers at Return-to-Play after Tommy John Surgery
Chicago Bulls TV and Radio Network Pregame Live Report with Dr. Romeo
For the 2nd Year, the Top 28 Shoulder Surgeons Included Dr. Romeo and Dr. Cole
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush 1st Annual Sports Medicine Summit a Big Success
Burr Ridge and Hinsdale Drs. Bush-Joseph and Romeo are 'Top Doctors in America'
Overhead Throwing Injuries an Increasing Concern for Youth Baseball Players
Dr. Romeo Selected as Chief Medical Editor for Orthopedics Today
Dr. Romeo Performs Shoulder Surgery on Frankfort, IL Baseball Player
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Physicians Well Represented in 'Top Doctors' List
Midwest Orthopedic Surgeons at Rush Top the Worldwide List of Surgeon-Scientists
Patient Dances Again After Dr. Romeo Performs Reverse Shoulder Replacement
Dr. Romeo Keynote Speaker at IATA 2012 State Meeting and Clinical Symposium
Dr. Cole and Dr. Romeo Among the Top 28 Leading Shoulder Surgeons
Drs. Romeo & Verma Top 10 Shoulder Surgeons Doing Cutting-edge Research
Dr. Romeo Deems Jake Peavy's Experimental Shoulder Surgery a Success
MOR Physicians Discuss Managing Pro-Athletes' Injuries with Chicago Tribune
Jake Peavy Returns to White Sox Pitching Rotation
Dr. Anthony Romeo Comments on the Progress of Sox Pitcher Jake Peavy
Chicago surgeon trying for breakthrough to help careers
Dr. Romeo Named Director at Large of the AANA
MOR Researchers Win AAOS Award for Best Scientific Exhibit
Dr. Romeo on Favre's Recovery from Biceps Surgery
World Class Care for Shoulders & Elbows
Dr. Romeo Discusses Total Shoulder Replacement Surgery on MyFox Chicago
MOR Physicians Make 2011-2012 Best Doctors in America® List
MOR Docs Perform Shoulder Surgery on Sox Pitcher
Team Physicians for the Chicago White Sox

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