Dr. Romanelli: One of the Best Orthopaedic Surgeons in McAllen, Texas, and the  Rio Grande Valley.

Dr. Romanelli is Board certified in both Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. He completed his fellowship training in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery in Los Angeles, CA. With a B.A. from UCLA and a medical degree from New York Medical College, his journey to becoming one of the best orthopaedic specialists in Mcallen, Texas has been decades in the making. Prior to moving to the Rio Grande Valley, Dr. Romanelli called New Mexico his home.
 
 
Dr. Romanelli serves not only as an orthopaedic surgeon but assists the medical world within each he serves. He has held positions as:
 
– Director of Sports Medicine Cornerstone Regional Hospital, Edinburg, Texas
U.S. National Soccer team Traveling Team Physician (2000-2013)- Major International Tournaments. Womens’ WC Olympic Qualifier, U21 Women’s’ WC Chile/Germany
New Mexico State University Athletics Orthopaedic Consultant (2004-2020)
– Las Cruces Area High Schools Orthopaedic Consultant (2004-2020)
– Volunteer Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of New Mexico School of Medicine (2015-Present)
– Former Program Director of the Mountain View Hospital Orthopaedic Residency (2016-2020)
 

Dr. Romanelli, one of the best orthopaedic surgeons in the McAllen area, has over 20 years of practice experience. He is continually researching new surgery methods, treatment options, and patient experience approaches. By consistently dedicating his life to his career, Dr. Romanelli has grown from a local specialist to one of the best orthopaedic surgeons in the Southwest. His surgical and medical specialties are:

Shoulder Arthroscopic Surgery:  

Dr. Romanelli conducts both simple and complex arthroscopic reconstructive surgeries with the latest Advanced Techniques:

  • Rotator Cuff Tears  
  • Shoulder labral Injuries/ Instability
  • Bicep tendon injuries
  • SLAP Tears
  • Revision Shoulder Surgery
  • Superior Capsular Reconstructions  
  • Latarjet Operation

Knee Arthroscopic Surgery:

Dr. Romanelli sees patients for all knee ligamentous injuries which include but not limited to : 

  • ACL Knee Surgery,
  • Revision Knee Surgery
  • Multi ligament problems such as ACL/PCL, PLC, ALL, MCL 
  • Knee cartilage problems: PRP, Microfracture, Biologics, OAT procedures 
  • Autograft/Allograft OAT Procedure 
  • MACI procedures         

Knee Meniscus Injuries:

  • Meniscus Repair 
  • Meniscal Allografts

Elbow Surgeries

  • Tommy John Surgery also is known as Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction surgery 
  • Distal biceps Injuries

Wrist/Hand Injuries

  • Wrist and Hand Fractures, 
  • Carpal tunnel,
  • Trigger fingers,
  • De Quervain’s tenosynovitis

Foot and ankle Injuries

  • Foot and ankle fractures 
  • Stress fractures
  • Lisfranc injuries
 
Dr. Romanelli is fluent in both English and Spanish. He is dedicated to transparent communication with every one of his Texas patients, regardless of their cultural or social-economic background. 
 
If you’re looking to find the freedom lost to your injury, and live in the Rio Grande Valley, call McAllen’s Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Romanelli today at (965) 668-0060 for same or next-day appointments. Or, you can fill out the application request online to get a head start on the process right now.