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Victor Romano, MD

A lifelong resident the Greater Chicago area, Dr. Victor Romano has served the community as an orthopaedic surgeon for more than two decades. Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, he specializes in sports medicine, treating athletes of all ages for injuries of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, and ankle. Dr. Romano’s other areas of expertise include arthritis care, bone and joint health, and the treatment of trauma and fractures in children and adults.

Dr. Romano is an advocate for non-surgical options to treat injuries whenever possible, incorporating innovative treatment approaches to help the body heal itself. He encourages conservative care, working with patients, their physical therapists, and athletic trainers to achieve desired results. In cases where surgery is the best treatment option, Dr. Romano is a highly skilled surgeon, offering state of the art arthroscopic procedures along with an effective rehabilitation program.

After graduating from the University of Notre Dame, Dr. Romano earned his medical degree from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. He specialized in sports medicine at the University of Wisconsin during his residency at Loyola University Medical Center. He gained additional sports medicine expertise with the University of Notre Dame team physicians of South Bend Orthopaedics. Dr. Romano is now a clinical affiliate faculty member at Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Romano is a passionate advocate for protecting athletes from the extensive dangers of concussions and other common sports injuries. He regularly volunteers as a team doctor for high school and collegiate sports teams in his area. He also volunteers globally, offering his medical expertise to those affected by disasters. During the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Dr. Romano traveled to St. Damien’s Children’s Hospital near the epicenter, caring for and operating on hundreds of devastated victims. His mission is to provide quality, timely and compassionate orthopedic care to those who need it most.