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Jose G. Romano, M.D.

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Jose G. Romano, M.D.

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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Certifications

  • Neurology (American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology)
  • American Board of Psych & Neuro-Vascular Neurology

Specialties

  • Neurology (Psychiatry & Neurology)
  • Vascular Neurology-Psychiatry & Neurology

Roles

  • Chief, Stroke Division
  • Medical Director, Jackson Memorial Hospital Comprehensive Stroke Program
  • Professor of Clinical Neurology

Clinical Interests

Stroke prevention, acute stroke treatment, neurovascular ultrasound, visual loss after neurologic injury

Research Interests

Embolism, subarachnoid hemorrhage, restitution of visual loss after stroke. Intracranial atherosclerosis, mild and rapidly improving stroke, stroke disparities.

Education

1997 Fellowship Cerebrovascular Diseases
Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami-Affiliated Medical Education Program
1996 Fellowship Neuromuscular Diseases
Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami-Affiliated Medical Education Program
1995 Residency Neurology
Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami-Affiliated Medical Education Program
1991 M.D.
Universidad Anahuac

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Biography

Dr. Jose Romano is Professor of Clinical Neurology in the Stroke Division at the University of Miami, Department of Neurology. 

Dr. Romano is a native of Mexico where he completed his medical studies, graduating in 1991 from the Universidad Anahuac. He subsequently trained in Neurology at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami, followed by fellowship training in Neuromuscular Diseases and Cerebrovascular Diseases. Dr. Romano joined the faculty of the Department of Neurology at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in 1997, and currently serves as Chief of the Stroke Division and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs in the Department of Neurology, and Medical Director of the Jackson Memorial Hospital Comprehensive Stroke Program.

His research interests include mild and rapidly improving stroke syndromes, intracranial atherosclerotic disease and stroke disparities. Dr. Romano is the national Principal Investigator of the Mild and Rapidly Improving Stroke Study, is the co-PI of the NIH-funded MyRIAD study, is the co-PI for the Miami Regional Coordinating Center for StrokeNet, and leads the education and training core of the Florida-Puerto Rico Collaboration to Reduce Stroke Disparities. 

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