Louis C. Romeo, MD, FAAOS, FACS

Fellowship Trained, Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

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The Krauss Center for Joint Replacement Surgery
64 Commerce Drive, Riverhead, NY 11901
To schedule an appointment, call: 631-369-5000

Office Hours

Monday – Friday

Specialties

  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement

One of the pioneers of advanced joint replacement surgery on Long island, Dr. Romeo has performed over 3,000 successful knee and hip replacement surgeries. Formerly an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine, Dr. Romeo was the founder and first director of the Joint Replacement Center at Stony Brook.

A magna cum laude graduate of the Tufts University College of Engineering, Dr. Romeo earned his medical degree at the Tufts University School of Medicine, and served surgical residencies at the Baylor College of Medicine and SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine. Dr. Romeo’s training includes a Surgical Arthritis Fellowship at the Lenox Hill Hospital Center for Total Joint Replacement, as well as research positions at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, in Immunogenetics & Transplantation, and Harvard Medical School, in Rheumatology and Immunology. 

Education

  • Undergraduate: BSCE/Biology, Tufts University College of Engineering, Boston, MA
  • Medical: MD, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Training

  • Fellowship: Surgical Arthritis Fellow, Center for Total Joint Replacement, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine
  • Residency: General Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX
  • Post-Grad: Research Associate, Department of Immunogenetics & Transplantation, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston MA
  • Post-Grad: Research Associate, Department of Rheumatology & Immunology, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA

Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Fellow, American Association of Orthopedic Surgery

Memberships

  • 1994, Suffolk County Medical Society
  • 1994, New York State Medical Society
  • 1994, American Medical Association
  • 1994, Associate Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • 1994, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • 2002, New York State Society of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • 2005, Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • 2005, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • 2007, Eastern Orthopedic Association

Hospital Affiliations

  • Peconic Bay Medical Center