Dr. Romeo will be one of the main faculty at the Consensus and Controversy: Advanced Techniques for the Athleteâ€™s Shoulder program this weekend. He will be lecturing, teaching in the lab, and holding one-on-one sessions.
The program is presented by The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and will take place in Rosemont, IL. To learn more, visit their web site at sportsmed.org.
The nominating committee for the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) has selected Dr. Romeo to be the vice president of the society from October 2015-2016.
Dr. Romeo was also named president-elect from October 2016-2017.
From October 2017-2018, he will be president of ASES.
Learn more about ASES at ases-assn.org.
Dr. Romeo was the keynote speaker at the 70th Georgia Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting, which was held from October 1-4, 2015. His presentation was on the topic of orthopedic leadership.
Dr. Romeo has co-authored a new article on Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction (Tommy John Surgery).
Tommy John Surgery, which is medically referred to as Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction, has become an epidemic in our high school age pitchers over the past decade. While our major league pitchers get all the press, more than 60% of these surgeries are performed in teenagers between the age of 15-19. This new article reviews our current understanding of Tommy John Surgery and what our athletes can expect after the procedure.
Dr. Romeo is featured in a recent article in the Cook County Chronicle on the increased number of teen patients receiving Tommy John Surgery.
In the article, Dr. Romeo is quoted saying, â€śWe noticed in our practices that we were seeing more and more younger kids. The operation is known because major league superstars have had it done, but we are seeing many more surgeries occur with teenagers.â€ť
Dr. Romeo is featured in a segment that aired on Al Jazeera America yesterday. The segment discusses the rise in sports-related injuries in children.
Dr. Romeo will be interviewed on ABC7 Chicago”s morning news on August 6, at 5 am. If you are in Chicago, tune into channel 7. If you are outside of Chicago, you can watch online at ABC7Chicago.com.
American Journal of Sports Medicine has published a new article that Dr. Romeo co-wrote. The article details a study that found that more than 50% of pitchers who had Tommy John surgery are between the ages of 15-19. It also found that there has been a steady 9% annual increase in Tommy John surgeries in the this same age group over the past decade.
Dr. Romeo is currently in France for two conferences. He leaves the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) Congress in Lyon, France today to travel to Annecy, France for the Annecy Live Surgery International Shoulder Advanced Course.
The ISAKOS Congress included over 3,800 surgeons from around the world. Learn more about the congress by visiting www.isakos.com/meetings/2015congress/default.
Dr. Romeo will be performing a live surgery at the the Annecy Live Surgery International Shoulder Advanced Course on Friday, June 12. Over 1,000 surgeons from around the world will be attending the conference. Visit www.lafosseshoulder-annecy.com to learn more about the Annecy Live Surgery International Shoulder Advanced Course.
ABC5 in Green Bay, WI, ABC31 in Huntsville, AL, and WTAJ TV in Central Pennsylvania recently featured a story on Dr. Romeo’s motion analysis lab. The lab analyzes a pitcherâ€™s mechanics to help prevent injury.