Ronald R. Romanelli, MD Trauma Lectureship


Ronald R. Romanelli, MD

Dr. Romanelli is from Melrose Park, Illinois.  He graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois and did his internship at Memorial Medical Center and St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.  He did his residency at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine affiliated hospitals and the Rancho Los Amigos Hospitals in Downey, California. He completed his fellowship in Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery – A/O International Fellowship Lorenz Bohler in Vienna, Austria and Orthopedic Clinic of Kantonsspital in St. Gallen, Switzerland.

As an orthopedic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive surgery, Dr. Romanelli has taken several courses and currently performs all total joint replacements using minimally invasive techniques.  He also does arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs and minimally invasive shoulder arthroscopy.  His goal is to work together with his patients to provide a comprehensive evaluation and treatment plan dedicated to returning them to a healthy, active lifestyle.

Ronald R. Romanelli, MD Guest Lecturers 2020-Today

Save the Date: 4th Annual Ronald R. Romanelli, MD Trauma Lectureship hosts Lisa Blackrick, MD on February 12, 2024 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Lisa Blackrick, MD

Dr. Blackrick is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in orthopedic traumatology and fracture care. She completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry at Denison University in Granville, OH. She earned a Master of Science degree in Anatomy and received her Doctor of Medicine degree from Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine. After medical school, she completed her orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburg, PA. She went on to complete a fellowship in orthopedic traumatology at MetroHealth Medical Center at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in Cleveland, OH.

Academically, she serves as AO Faculty on the national and international level, teaching a basic fracture course and she has served on a number of hospital and university committees. She is the lead author of a textbook chapter on nonunion treatment and she plans to continue her research interests through the Hughston Foundation, Inc.