Philadelphia, PA, USA, 06/21/2018 /SubmitPressRelease123/

Submit123PR — June 20, 2018Rothman Institute Orthopaedics is pleased to announce Anthony A. Romeo, M.D. has joined the practice as Chief of Orthopaedics – New York. Prior to joining Rothman Institute, Dr. Romeo was at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush with a focus on shoulder & elbow surgery and Sports Medicine. Dr. Romeo will lead Rothman Institute’s expansion into New York City and Westchester County this fall. He is actively seeing patients in Rothman Institute’s Marlton, NJ location.

“The addition of Dr. Romeo is a key pillar to our practice growth in New York,” said Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, Ph.D., MBA, President of Rothman Institute, Richard H. Rothman Professor and Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics, and Professor of Neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals. “His international reputation as a clinician, his dedication to academic excellence, and his unparalleled leadership will ensure Rothman Institute keeps our same values in our expansion markets of which our practice was built upon.”

Previously Dr. Romeo was a Professor of Orthopedics at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL. He also served as Program Director of the Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship, as well as Section Head of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at Rush. Dr. Romeo was also co-team physician for the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Bulls.

“This is a very exciting time in my career. My wife and I are excited to join the Rothman Institute family and I’m personally energized for the opportunity that awaits our practice expansion to New York both in the city and Westchester County,” said Dr. Romeo. “There are plenty of opportunities ahead and I look forward to each and every one. The environment that Rothman Institute is creating for both physicians and staff is truly special and I’m honored to be a part of it.”

Dr. Romeo is a leading authority on shoulder and elbow injuries, with a focus on rotator cuff repair, shoulder stabilization, shoulder replacements, and treatment of the athlete’s elbow. He is responsible for the design and development of innovative shoulder replacement systems to treat arthritis, as well as numerous instruments and devices that help improve the ability for surgeon’s to achieve successful results when treating athletes.

He is the author of over 300 peer-reviewed journal articles and thirty-five orthopedic textbook chapters. Dr. Romeo is also a member of several professional orthopedic societies and is currently serving as President of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons.

After graduating with his Medical Degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine, Dr. Romeo then completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and his shoulder and elbow surgery fellowship at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle.


About Rothman Institute

Rothman Institute is a private orthopedic practice dedicated to providing communities with high-quality, compassionate, and affordable musculoskeletal care that is grounded in evidence-based medicine, the results of which will exceed expectations. Rothman Institute orthopaedists treat patients at 29 locations in the Philadelphia-region, including orthopedic urgent care clinics in Marlton, NJ, and Limerick, PA.  

With experts in orthopedic sub-specialties including spine, hip and knee, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow, hand and wrist, sports medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, orthopedic oncology and trauma, Rothman Institute is internationally recognized for excellence in clinical treatment methods, research, education, and technology.

Consistently recognized as national and regional “Top Docs,” Rothman Institute is proud to be the first practice serving as official team physicians for all four of the major professional sports teams in one city, the Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies, Flyers, and 76ers, as well as several colleges and high school teams.

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