Mark J Romness MD

Mark J Romness MD

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Office Location:
Kluge Children's
Rehabilitation Center
2270 Ivy Road

Office Phone:
434.982.4214

Office Fax:
434-982-1727

Mailing Address:
PO Box 800232
Dept Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22908

Mark J. Romness, MD

Dr. Romness has focused on the treatment of children with musculoskeletal problems and the effectiveness of those treatments. Children with cerebral palsy and related disorders represent a sub-specialized area of his career. His approach to treating patients is family-centered, providing a personalized and professional approach to each patient's problem.

 

Beyond Orthopaedics

"I enjoy family, travel and any water activities in
my time outside of work"

Appointments:

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Secondary Appointment in Pediatrics

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery

Subspecialty:

Pediatric Orthopaedics

Special Expertise:

Special Needs Children including Cerebral Palsy and Spina Bifida

Gait Abnormalities

Pediatric Lower Extremity Problems and Trauma

Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Education:

B.S. Biology The College of William and Mary

Residency:

Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Pediatric Orthopaedics, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Certification:

Orthopaedic Surgery

State License:

Virginia

Research Description:

Children with Cerebral Palsy

Gait and functional mobility

Treatment for spasticity and contractures

Bracing

Pediatric foot and ankle problems

Clinical Trials:

A Multi-Center Project:  Functional Assessment Research Group (FARG) II- A Cross-sectional and Longitudinal Study of Strength, Body Composition and Outcome Assessments in Ambulatory Children with Cerebral Palsy

Use of Baclofen for Treatment of Spasticity in Children with Cerebral Palsy

In the News:

January 2014 - Dr. M. Romness discusses "Helping Children With Cerebral Palsy"....

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