Dr. Anthony Romeo, MD

Dr. Anthony Romeo, MD

Sports Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
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Dr. Anthony Romeo, MD is a sports medicine doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.

1611 W Harrison St Ste 300

Chicago, IL 60612

Contact Information

(312) 361-2111

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Dr. Romeo's Experience

Dr. Romeo's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • 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
This content was provided by Dr. Romeo 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.


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  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Cancer
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • 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
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)


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  • 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
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Department of General Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship, University of Washington
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Romeo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Romeo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Romeo to family and friends
based on 16 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Romeo's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Chicago, IL |
If you want the best treatment & care for a shoulder problem , you should see Dr. Romeo
Bloomington, IL |
Staff is rude and arrogant. The PA got on the phone and screamed at me because I wanted to know why I had to repeat imaging. Then she lied and told the dr I refused to get images. It's a very dramatic and unprofessional place. I waited 2 hours to see a doctor and then they said I didn't have an appointment. Terrible practice. I took the day off of work to come in and then was not seen.
in Plainfield, IL |
I had my shoulder replacement surgery almost 2 years ago, (February 12, 2015). I must say that I am very happy with my results 2 years later. I would highly recommend Dr Romeo if you need this surgery. Dr Romeo is very thorough in his description of what takes place and what to expect afterwards.
in Palatine Il |
Very professional and concerned about answering questions and concerns. All staff also very knowledgable and courteous. Would highly recommend.
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Hospitals where Dr. Romeo has admitting privileges

Rush University Medical Center
1653 W Congress Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60612
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Rush Oak Park Hospital
520 S Maple Ave
Oak Park, IL 60304
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