Daniel Romanelli M.D., FAAOS

SPORTS MEDICINE, GENERAL ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON

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Sports Medicine and General Orthopedic Surgeon

I have been in private orthopedic practice for 21 years. I am Board Certified in both Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. I am a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery.  I am currently the Director of Sports Medicine at Cornerstone Regional Hospital in Edinburg, Texas. I am practicing at Cornerstone Orthopedic Institute. I am a Clinical Assistant Professor for UTRGV School of Medicine. I completed fellowship training in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery in Los Angeles, CA. I received a BA from UCLA and my medical degree from New York Medical College. I served as an orthopedic consultant for New Mexico State University Athletics and Las Cruces area high schools from 2004-2020. I also served as one of the traveling team physicians for the U.S. National Soccer Team from 2002-2013. I served as the Program Director for the Mountain View Orthopedic Residency Training program from 2015-2020. I served as the New Mexico delegate for American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM) from 2014-2020. I serve as a volunteer clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedics for the University of New Mexico School of Medicine for Orthopedic clinical rotations in Las Cruces. I participated on the ABOS Standard setting committee for the specialty Sports Medicine examination 2017. I am currently a Peer Reviewer for The University of New Mexico Orthopedic Research Journal. I have been a Forensic Orthopedic Expert Witness for 7 years and I have been an IME provider for 9 years.

Ever since becoming board-certified, Dr. Romanelli has vastly enhanced his honorable mentions. Over the last twenty years, Dr. Romanelli has:

    • Been in private practice for 20 years. 
    • Director of Sports Medicine Cornerstone Regional Hospital, Edinburg, Texas
    • Dr. Romanelli served as one of the Traveling Team Physicians for the U.S National Soccer team from 2002-2013. 
    • He served as the New Mexico delegate for American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM) (2014-2020)
    • Dr. Romanelli served as an orthopaedi cconsultant for NMSU Athletics and Las Cruces area high schools (2004-2020). 
    • He also serves as a Volunteer Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedics for the University of New Mexico School of Medicine’s orthopaedic clinical rotations. 
    • From, 2016-2020, Dr. Romanelli was the Program Director of the Mountain View Orthopaedic Residency in Las Cruces, NM.
    • Additionally, he became an appointed Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery of Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine at New Mexico State University. 
    • He has acted as a Forensic Orthopaedic Expert witness in the state of New Mexico over the last six years.
    • He has also been an IME provider over the previous 8 years. 

       

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Current Research Projects

  1. Abstract/Manuscript: Meyer B; Jiganti M; Romanelli D; Keeley D; Chang E; An YW. Altered Cortical Activity During Single Leg Balance in ACL-Reconstructed Patients. Western OrthopaedicAssociation Annual Meeting. Monterrey, CA, July 2019
  2. Poster Presentation: Jiganti M; Jimenez S; Meyer B; An YW; Keeley D; Romanelli. Altered Somatosensory Cortex Activation in ACL Reconstruction Patients during Single Leg Balance Task. Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents Winter Symposium- Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine. Fort Lauderdale, FL, Jan 2018
  3. Poster Presentation: Jiganti M; Jimenez S; Meyer B; Romanelli; Keeley D; An YW. Altered Somatosensory Cortex Activation in ACL Reconstruction Patients during Single Leg Balance Task. SOSA Spring Research Symposium- Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine. Fort Lauderdale, FL, March 2018

Articles and Publications Dr. Romanelli Has Contributed To

  1. Bi-Plane Flouroscopy Assessment of the Pitching Motion
    1. Jared Cook D.O.
    2. Mike Torry PhD.
    3. Kevin Shelburne PhD.
    4. Michelle Sabick PhD.
    5. David Keeley PhD.
    6. Charles Metzger M.D.
    7. Daniel Romanelli M.D., FAAOS
  2. Ultrasound Assessment of the Tendon of the Long Head of the Biceps Brachii Following Extended Pitching
    1. Rachel Brandl D.O.
    2. David Keeley PhD.
    3. Charles Metzger M.D.
    4. Daniel Romanelli M.D., FAAOS
  3. An Investigation of Biomechanical Changes Throughout an Extended Performance in UCL Intact and UCL Deficient Pitchers
    1. Jared Cooke D.O.
    2. David Keeley PhD.
    3. Charles Metzger M.D.
    4. Daniel Romanelli M.D., FAAOS
  4. Biomechanical Changes in Youth Pitching Mechanics Throughout an Extended Performance
    1. David Keeley PhD.
    2. Charles Metzger M.D.
    3. Daniel Romanelli M.D., FAAOS
  5. How ACL-reconstruction Impacts Patients Brain During Postural Control Testing
    1. Ben Meyers D.O.
    2. Yong Woo An, PhD., ATC
    3. Daniel Romanelli M.D., FAAOS
  6. A Pilot Investigation into Utilizing Electronic Caregiving Technology to Reduce Hospital Readmissions in Older Patients
    1. David Keeley, Ph.D.
    2. Daniel Romanelli M.D., FAAOS
  7. Effects of Postural Brace in Overhead Athletes with Scapular Dyskinesia.
    1. James Seymour D.O.
    2. David Keeley, Ph.D.
    3. Daniel Romanelli M.D., FAAOS
  8. Retrospective Review of Single Surgeon MACI procedure for multiple    lesions.
    1. Marco Gupton, D.O.
    2. David Keeley, Ph.D.
    3. Daniel Romanelli M.D., FAAOS