Anthony A. RomeoChief, President, Director, Professor | Chicago, Illinois
Dr. Romeo is a distinguished orthopedic surgeon with over 20 years in 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.