Oreste M F Romeo, MD

Oreste M F Romeo, MD
Oreste M F Romeo, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery


Contact Information

1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Department of Surgery

Oreste Romeo, MD, is a board-certified trauma surgeon with Bronson Trauma Surgical Services in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Dr. Romeo was inspired by his father, a head and neck surgeon, to choose a career in surgery. He greatly respected his father's caring and compassionate approach to patient care along with his passion and superior technical skill. Dr. Romeo discovered his passion for trauma in medical school. He finds great reward in assisting a trauma victim through their entire sequence of care.

Dr. Romeo earned his medical degree from University of Messina, School of Medicine and Surgery in Messina, Italy. He completed an internship with University of California-San Diego/Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield, California, then went on to complete a general surgery residency with Michigan State University Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Michigan, which is also where he completed a fellowship in surgical critical care.

Dr. Romeo is interested in medical education of the patient, and has participated in the following:

  • Board Certification

    • American Board of Surgery (Surgical Critical Care)
    • American Board of Surgery (Surgery)
  • Education and Training

    • Fellowship 2006, Surgical Critical Care, Michigan State University
    • Residency 2005, General Surgery, Michigan State University
    • Internship 1998, General Surgery, University of California-San Diego
    • Postdoctoral Fellowship 1997, General Surgery, University of California-San Diego
    • Visiting Fellow 1993, Cardiothorasic Surgery, Yale University
    • MD 1992, University of Messina
  • Language Fluency

    • French, fluent
    • Italian, fluent
    • Spanish, fluent
  • Research

    • Surgery, General
  • Publications

    • Coccolini F., Coimbra R., Ordonez C., Kluger Y., Vega F., Moore E.E., Biffl W., Peitzman A., Horer T., Abu-Zidan F.M., Sartelli M., Fraga G.P., Cicuttin E., Ansaloni L., Parra M.W., Millán M., Deangelis N., Inaba K., Velmahos G., Maier R., Khokha V., Sakakushev B., Augustin G., Di Saverio S., Pikoulis E., Chirica M., Reva V., Leppaniemi A., Manchev V., Chiarugi M., Damaskos D., Weber D., Parry N., Demetrashvili Z., Civil I., Napolitano L., Corbella D., Catena F., Bahouth H., Tolonen M., Fugazzola P., Serna J.J., Rodriguez F., Garciá A.F., Gonzalez A., Pino L.F., Guzmán-Rodríguez M., Pereira B.M., Kirkpatrick A., Mefire A.C., Tarasconi A., Chiara O., Gomes C.A., Galante J., Bala M., Perfetti P., MacHado F., Romeo O., Salvetti F., Ghiadoni L., Forfori F., Malacarne P., Pini S., Pucciarelli M., Ceresoli M., Arvieux C., Khokha D., Spain D.A., Isik A. Liver trauma: WSES 2020 guidelines World Journal of Emergency Surgery. 2020;15(1) doi: 10.1186/s13017-020-00302-7.

    • Di Saverio S., Podda M., De Simone B., Ceresoli M., Augustin G., Gori A., Boermeester M., Sartelli M., Coccolini F., Tarasconi A., De' Angelis N., Weber D.G., Tolonen M., Birindelli A., Biffl W., Moore E.E., Kelly M., Soreide K., Kashuk J., Ten Broek R., Gomes C.A., Sugrue M., Davies R.J., Damaskos D., Leppäniemi A., Kirkpatrick A., Peitzman A.B., Fraga G.P., Maier R.V., Coimbra R., Chiarugi M., Sganga G., Pisanu A., De' Angelis G.L., Tan E., Van Goor H., Pata F., Di Carlo I., Chiara O., Litvin A., Campanile F.C., Sakakushev B., Tomadze G., Demetrashvili Z., Latifi R., Abu-Zidan F., Romeo O., Segovia-Lohse H., Baiocchi G., Costa D., Rizoli S., Balogh Z.J., Bendinelli C., Scalea T., Ivatury R., Velmahos G., Andersson R., Kluger Y., Ansaloni L., Catena F. Diagnosis and treatment of acute appendicitis: 2020 update of the WSES Jerusalem guidelines World Journal of Emergency Surgery. 2020;15(1) doi: 10.1186/s13017-020-00306-3.

    • Farrell L., Romeo O., Johnson R. Timely Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Trauma: A Team Approach to Process Improvement Journal of trauma nursing : the official journal of the Society of Trauma Nurses. 2020;27(3):185-189. doi: 10.1097/JTN.0000000000000509.

    • Coccolini F., Kobayashi L., Kluger Y., Moore E.E., Ansaloni L., Biffl W., Leppaniemi A., Augustin G., Reva V., Wani I., Kirkpatrick A., Abu-Zidan F., Cicuttin E., Fraga G.P., Ordonez C., Pikoulis E., Sibilla M.G., Maier R., Matsumura Y., Masiakos P.T., Khokha V., Mefire A.C., Ivatury R., Favi F., Manchev V., Sartelli M., Machado F., Matsumoto J., Chiarugi M., Arvieux C., Catena F., Coimbra R., Ben-Ishay O., Tolonen M., Bertelli R., Horer T., Ferrada P., Di Carlo I., Pereira B.M., Parini D., Montori G., De Simone B., Chiara O., Hecker A., Deangelis N., Gomes C.A., Galante J., Bala M., Mylonas K.S., Pikoulis A., Perfetti P., Chirica M., Bado J., Inaba K., Parry N., Romeo O., Stommel M., Rajashekar M., Tan E., Salvetti F., Sakakushev B. Duodeno-pancreatic and extrahepatic biliary tree trauma: WSES-AAST guidelines World Journal of Emergency Surgery. 2019;14 doi: 10.1186/s13017-019-0278-6.

    • Coccolini F., Moore E.E., Kluger Y., Biffl W., Leppaniemi A., Matsumura Y., Kim F., Peitzman A.B., Fraga G.P., Sartelli M., Ansaloni L., Augustin G., Kirkpatrick A., Abu-Zidan F., Wani I., Weber D., Pikoulis E., Larrea M., Arvieux C., Manchev V., Reva V., Coimbra R., Khokha V., Mefire A.C., Ordonez C., Chiarugi M., Machado F., Sakakushev B., Matsumoto J., Maier R., Di Carlo I., Catena F., Fugazzola P., Stommel M., Rajashekar M., Tan E., Tolonen M., Ceresoli M., Gomez C.A., Allievi N., Chirica M., Salvetti F., Bertelli R., Ben-Ishay O., Bahouth H., Baiocchi G., Tarasconi A., Cimbanassi S., Chiara O., Ten-Broek R., Montori G., Picariello E., Solaini L., Hecker A., Tomasoni M., Perfetti P., Parry N., Deangelis N., Pereira B.M., Bado J., Romeo O., Pikoulis A., Bala M., Napolitano L., Galante J., Rizoli S., Ferrada P., Horer T., Brenner M., Ivatury R. Kidney and uro-trauma: WSES-AAST guidelines World Journal of Emergency Surgery. 2019;14 doi: 10.1186/s13017-019-0274-x.

    • Eriksson E.A., Willekes C.L., McAllen K.J., Romeo O.M., Hooker R.L., Hoogeboom J.E., Barletta J.F. Adrenal insufficiency in cardiothoracic patients: An evaluation of the corticotrophin stimulation test and other diagnostic methods Journal of Critical Care. 2012;27:528.e1-528.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2011.12.014.

    • Quatra F., Lowenberg D.W., Buncke H.J., Romeo O.M., Brooks D., Buntic R.F., Baxter-Lowe L.A. Induction of tolerance to composite tissue allograft in a rat model Microsurgery. 2006;26:573-578. doi: 10.1002/micr.20297.

    • Buncke G.M., Buntic R.F., Romeo O. Pediatric mutilating hand injuries Hand Clinics. 2003;19:121-131. doi: 10.1016/S0749-0712(02)00076-8.

    • Bouvet M., Gamagami R.A., Gilpin E.A., Romeo O., Sasson A., Easter D.W., Moossa A.R. Factors influencing survival after resection for periampullary neoplasms American Journal of Surgery. 2000;180(1):13-17. doi: 10.1016/S0002-9610(00)00405-0.

    • Miles P.D.G., Miles P.D.G., Higo K., Romeo O., Lee M., Rafaat K., Olefsky J.M. Troglitazone prevents hyperglycemia-induced but not glucosamine-induced insulin resistance Diabetes. 1998;47(3):395-400. doi: 10.2337/diabetes.47.3.395.

    • Miles P.D.G., Miles P.D.G., Li S., Hart M., Romeo O., Cheng J., Cohen A., Raafat K., Moossa A.R., Olefsky J.M., Olefsky J.M., Olefsky J.M. Mechanisms of insulin resistance in experimental hyperinsulinemic dogs Journal of Clinical Investigation. 1998;101(1):202-211. doi: 10.1172/JCI1256.

    • Miles P.D.G., Miles P.D.G., Romeo O., Higo K., Cohen A., Rafaat K., Olefsky J.M., Olefsky J.M. TNF-α-induced insulin resistance in vivo and its prevention by troglitazone Diabetes. 1997;46(11):1678-1683. doi: 10.2337/diab.46.11.1678.