Dr. Anthony A. Romeo, MD

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Dr. Anthony A. Romeo, MD

Sports Medicine | Male

Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush 1611 W Harrison St Ste 300, Chicago, IL 60612 Get Directions

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I knew I wanted to be an orthopedic surgeon when I was in high school, and I saw what my...

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  • Orthopedic Surgerynull
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      4.7 based on 13 responses
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      Specialties

      • Sports Medicine
      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Ataxia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Cancer
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • Elbow Sprain
      • Foot Conditions
      • Fracture
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hip Fracture
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Disorders
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Limb Pain
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Spine Disorders
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)

      Procedures Performed

      • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
      • Arm Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Hip Replacement
      • Joint Drainage
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
      • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Shoulder Replacement
      • Shoulder Stabilizations
      • Steroid Injection

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Saint Louis University School of Medicine

        Graduated in 1987

      • Internship Hospital
        Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Department of General Surgery

        Completed in 1988

      • Residency Hospital
        Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

        Completed in 1992

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship, University of Washington

        Completed in 1993

      • Undergraduate School
        University of Notre Dame

        Graduated in 1983

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Sports Medicine
      • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Romeo's Care Philosophy

      I knew I wanted to be an orthopedic surgeon when I was in high school, and I saw what my dad did when he was on the sidelines of my football team and how he would take care of some of the injuries that would occur. And I said, Boy, that's the kind of doctor I want to be. What is that? And it was an orthopedic surgeon who liked to do sports medicine. And then once I got into my residency program, I recognized that at that time, 20 years ago, there was a lot of information about the knee and problems related to the knee, but the shoulder understanding was in it's infancy. And that really intrigued me. I thought that there was a lot of opportunity to learn more about the shoulder and to contribute more to my profession, in terms of understanding the problems and figuring out the problems. And that's why, out of the whole area of sports medicine, I decided to focus in shoulder and elbow surgery. We can tell that the operations we're doing are - number one they're very effective. The results are getting what we want, which is pain relief and return back to function. Number two, the operations are very consistent. We're not getting the just once in a while but on a regular basis. And number three, once we have really learned how to do this well and teach it to other surgeons, we hear back from those other surgeons - whether they trained with us or we've taught them at a course - that, I'm really happy that I learned how to do that operation from you because my patients are getting better much faster and much more consistently.