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Mark  J.  Romness,  MD

Pediatric Orthopaedics
Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatrics

Contact Information

Address: P.O. Box 800159, Charlottesville, VA, 22908-0159
Phone: 434.982.4214 Fax: 434.982.1727

Training & Certification


Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School


Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, 1995

Clinical Practice

Conditions Treated:

Cerebral palsy, Clubfoot, Flexible flatfoot, Fractures, Hip dysplasia, Intoeing, Lumbar Spondylotic Disease, Muscular Dystrophy, Perthes disease, Scoliosis and Deformity, Spina Bifida, Spondylolisthesis, sprain, strain, trauma, Flexible Flatfoot in Children, Developmental Dislocation (Dysplasia) of the Hip (DDH), Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease, Pediatric Thighbone (Femur) Fracture, Elbow Fractures in Children, Forearm Fractures in Children, Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis, Bowed Legs, Limb Length Discrepancy, Adolescent Anterior Knee Pain, Osgood-Schlatter Disease (Knee Pain), Congenital Torticollis (Twisted Neck), Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, Muscular Dystrophy, Neurofibromatosis, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Growth Plate Fractures

Special Expertise:

Special needs children including cerebral palsy and spina bifida, Gait abnormalities, Pediatric lower extremity problems and trauma, Osteogenesis imperfecta

Research Interest:

Children with cerebral palsy, Gait and functional mobility, Treatment for spasticity and contractures, Bracing, Pediatric foot and ankle problems



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.

Dr. Romness enjoys family, travel and any water activities during his time outside of work.

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