Mark J. Romness MD

 

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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 inmy time outside of work”

 

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Contact

Office Locations:
Fontaine Research Park
and Battle Building
at UVA Children’s Hospital
Clinic Location:
Pediatric Orthopaedic Clinic
Battle Building
1204 W. Main Street
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 800159
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22908

Office Phone:
434.982.4215(Battle Building)
434.982.4215(Fontaine Research Park)
Clinic Phone:
434.924-2301
Office Fax:
434.244.9478

Appointments

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

Specialty and Subspecialty

Specialty: Pediatric Orthopaedics

Subspecialty: Special Needs Children including Cerebral Palsy and Spina Bifida
Gait Abnormalities
Pediatric Lower Extremity Problems and Trauma
Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Special Expertise

Special Needs Children including Cerebral Palsy and Spina Bifida
Gait Abnormalities
Pediatric Lower Extremity Problems and Trauma
Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Education

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 and Licenser

Orthopaedic Surgery, 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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