Dr. Romanelli’s knee practice is a bastion of advanced orthopedic care, where patients with a range of knee conditions receive state-of-the-art treatments. His practice addresses the full spectrum of knee injuries, from ligament tears involving the ACL, MCL, and PCL, to complex cartilage and meniscal issues, kneecap instability, and debilitating conditions like arthritis and osteonecrosis.
For ligamentous injuries, Dr. Romanelli offers comprehensive surgical options, including ACL Knee Surgery utilizing the latest in autograft and allograft techniques. He specializes in the Quadriceps Autograft for both adult and pediatric patients, providing a robust solution for ACL reconstruction. His expertise also extends to Adult Bone Patellar Tendon Bone (BPTB) Autografts, favored for their strong bone-to-bone healing capabilities.
Dr. Romanelli’s signature Independent Tunnels Technique for ACL reconstruction ensures a return to natural knee anatomy and function. His Revision Knee Surgery encompasses both autografts, where the patient’s own tissue is used, and allografts, employing donor tissue when patient tissue is not an option, ensuring personalized care for every scenario.
Concomitant procedures such as Anterior Lateral Ligament Reconstruction and Meniscal Root Repair are performed to reinforce knee stability and preserve the meniscus’ crucial shock-absorbing ability. For cartilage concerns, Dr. Romanelli leverages techniques like Microfracture and Orthobiologics, alongside innovative OAT procedures, to resurface damaged knee cartilage.
At the forefront of regenerative medicine, Dr. Romanelli offers the MACI procedure, an advanced treatment that involves the arthroscopic harvesting and laboratory cultivation of a patient’s own cartilage cells, followed by their re-implantation to repair defects. Viscosupplementation is another option provided to alleviate pain and improve mobility in patients with arthritis.
Dr. Romanelli’s extensive 23-year experience shines in his approach to meniscus injuries, with a strong emphasis on meniscal repair and preservation. His arthroscopic skills are also applied in Medial Patellofemoral Ligament (MPFL) Reconstruction to address patella instability.
Whether it’s managing sports injuries, work-related damage, or complex fractures and tendonitis, Dr. Romanelli’s practice is equipped to offer comprehensive, customized care. His dedication to the field is evident in his meticulous approach to each procedure, ensuring that patients not only heal but also regain the strength and confidence to return to their active lifestyles.