San Francisco, CA, January 4, 2021 – Today Kaliber, the leading AI company building software solutions to assist surgeons in real time during surgery, announced that Dr. Anthony Romeo, one of the nation’s preeminent orthopedic surgeons, has joined Kaliber’s growing surgeon advisory board.
Dr. Romeo is a leading practitioner and thought leader in advanced surgical techniques for the treatment of shoulder and elbow conditions.
Having authored more than 400 peer-reviewed journal articles and treated the nation’s foremost athletes, Dr. Romeo has built his reputation as both an esteemed scientist and clinician.
“We’re thrilled and honored to have Dr. Romeo join our advisory board,” Kaliber founder and CEO Ray Rahman said. “We’re making history at Kaliber and Dr. Romeo’s orthopedic expertise will prove invaluable to our mission to bring AI into the OR in order to improve surgeons’ lives everywhere and achieve better outcomes for their patients.”
Dr. Romeo practiced medicine in Chicago for more than 25 years, serving as a physician for both the Chicago Bulls and Chicago White Sox, as well as treating NFL and Olympic-level athletes, before moving to New York to take over the role of chief of orthopedics at the Rothman Institute. Recently, he has returned to the Chicago Metro Area as the Executive Vice President of the Musculoskeletal Institute, Dupage Medical Group, the largest independent multispecialty physician group in Illinois. He is the Chief Medical Editor of Orthopaedics Today and was selected by his peers to serve a term as President of the American Shoulder and Elbow Society. Dr. Romeo is an expert in minimally-invasive arthroscopic surgery and has pioneered cutting-edge techniques for shoulder replacements and treating arthritis. He has been widely lauded for exceptional patient care and patient outcomes.
“I believe Kaliber will revolutionize the future of minimally invasive surgery and in particular arthroscopic surgery, providing AI technology during the surgical procedure that will enhance the precision and accuracy of the surgery, leading to better outcomes for the patient,” Dr. Romeo said. “I look forward to helping pioneer this new frontier of technology and dramatically increasing the quality and results of surgical care.”
Dr. Romeo joins an active advisory board of medical and technical luminaries blazing a trail of surgical artificial intelligence. The groundbreaking technology works in tandem with surgeons in real-time as they operate. Kaliber’s esteemed surgeon advisory board includes:
Brian Cole, MD
Vice-Chairman and Managing Partner of Midwest Orthopedics at Rush • Team physician for the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Fire, Chicago Dogs, and DePaul University
Brian Feeley, MD
Chief of Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery, UCSF • AOSSM and OREF Young Investigator Awards
Nathan Mall, MD CIME
Fellowship trained in sports medicine & advanced shoulder and knee arthroscopy • Board-certified independent medical examiner • Specializes in regenerative and biologic medicine
Stanley Rogers, MD
Chief of General Surgery, UCSF • Director of Video Endoscopic Surgery, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
Gary Poehling, MD
Editor in Chief Emeritus, Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery • Past President of ISAKOS • Professor, Wake Forest Medical Orthopedic Surgery
David King, MD
Leonard Marmor Foundation Award • Associate Master Instructor at the AANA Hip Arthroscopy Course
Ira Guttentag, MD, FACS
Medical Director and Head Team Physician for the Tampa Bay Lightning • Board of Directors for Florida Medical Clinic
Victor Khabie, MD, FAAOS, FACS
Chief of Department of Surgical Services, Chief of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Co-Director of Orthopedic and Spine Institute, Northern Westchester Hospital • Director of Sports Medicine Section, Somers Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Group
Brian Waterman, MD
Former military orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, cartilage restoration • Fellowship and AANA’s Advanced Arthroscopy Traveling Fellowship
Dr. Tony Gallagher, PhD
Director of Research at the ASSERT Centre, University College Cork (UCC) • Co-authored eight of the top 100 articles and his publications underpinned three of the institutions he worked at (Queen's University, Yale University and Emory University)
Lindy Hruska, MD, FACS
Chair of Mercy Health Robotic Specialty Council • Medical Director of Compliance, Mercy Health • MD Advisor to HealthTrust
Ryan Pitts, MD
President, Orthopedic Associates, LLC - St, Louis, MO
John Cory, MD
OrthoArizona The Foot And Ankle Center • Foot and Ankle Fellowship at American Sports Medical Institute
About Kaliber Labs
Kaliber builds AI-powered solutions to meet the needs of patients, surgeons, and administrators in orthopedic surgery. Our intelligent software is designed to generate insights from surgical procedures—cut to close—and channel them into surgeon-centric tools to support quality, access, and cost of care.