Meet Dr. Anthony Romeo

About Anthony A. Romeo, MD Chicago Orthopaedic Specialist

Dr. Anthony Romeo is one of the nation’s leading orthopaedic surgeons specializing in the management and surgical treatment of shoulder and elbow conditions.

Arthroscopic Expert

Minimally-invasive, state-of-the-art, arthroscopic techniques are used to accelerate the recovery process for challenging conditions such as rotator cuff disease, shoulder instability, as well as shoulder and elbow arthritis and stiffness. Dr. Anthony Romeo routinely performs rotator cuff repairs, including revision repairs, using all-arthroscopic techniques. In addition, Dr. Anthony Romeo has designed and developed an advanced shoulder replacement system for the treatment of arthritis. He lectures and teaches these advanced surgical techniques to surgeons all over the United States and the World.

Shoulder & Elbow Specialist

Lifelong interests in science and sports have led Dr. Anthony Romeo to the use of the most advanced methods to restore the function of injured or arthritic shoulders and elbows. Dr. Anthony Romeo is a Fellow of the Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, re-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in 2008. He is in the Presidential line (’17 Vice-President, ’18 President) of the prestigious American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Society, and a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the Mid-America Orthopaedic Society, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. Because of his accomplishments, Dr. Anthony Romeo has been selected for the Best Doctors in America, as well as being named one of the top physicians in Chicago by Chicago Magazine.

Dr. Anthony Romeo’s other personal achievements include high school valedictorian, a member of the University of Notre Dame football team, and selected the Best All-Around Medical Student from his class at St. Louis University.


Shoulder Surgery
Elbow Surgery
Sports Medicine


St. Louis University School of Medicine


Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH – Orthopaedic Surgery


University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA – Shoulder and Elbow Surgery


Orthopaedic Surgery


  • All-Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
  • All-Arthroscopic shoulder stabilization
  • Revision shoulder surgery
  • Arthroscopic treatment of tennis elbow
  • Shoulder replacements


  • Clinical evaluation of rotator cuff repair
  • Clinical evaluation of shoulder stabilization
  • Biomechanical and anatomical analysis of the biceps tendon

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Top Doc Award

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