About Javier Romero, MD

Dr. Javier Romero is a staff radiologist in the Division of Neuroradiology, director of vascular ultrasound services in the Department of Radiology and director of the R.H Ackerman Neurovascular Lab. He is also the 2015 recipient of the Excellence in Education in Radiology Award from the Harvard Medical School.

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Medical Education

  • MD, Universidad El Bosque
  • Residency, Fundacion Santa Fe De Bogota
  • Fellowship, Mass General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Surgery, American Board of Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care, American Board of Surgery

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  • Delgado Almandoz JE, Yoo AJ, Stone MJ, Schaefer PW, Goldstein JN, Rosand J, Oleinik A, Lev MH, Gonzalez RG, Romero JM. Systematic characterization of the computed tomography angiography spot sign in primary intracerebral hemorrhage identifies patients at highest risk for hematoma expansion the spot sign score.Stroke 40 (9), 2994-3000.

    Delgado Almandoz JE, Yoo AJ, Stone MJ, Schaefer PW, Oleinik A, Brouwers HB, Goldstein JN, Rosand J, Lev MH, Gonzalez RG, Romero JM. The spot sign score in primary intracerebral hemorrhage identifies patients at highest risk of in-hospital mortality and poor outcome among survivors. Stroke 41 (1), 54-60.

    Biffi A, Anderson CD, Jagiella JM, Schmidt H, Kissela B, Hansen BM, Jimenez-Conde J, Pires CR, Ayres AM, Schwab K, Cortellini L, Pera J, Urbanik A, Romero JM...APOE genotype and extent of bleeding and outcome in lobar intracerebral haemorrhage: a genetic association study. The Lancet Neurology 10 (8), 702-709

    Lev MH, Romero JM, Goodman DN, Bagga R, Kim HY, Clerk NA, Ackerman RH, Gonzalez RG. Total occlusion versus hairline residual lumen of the internal carotid arteries: accuracy of single section helical CT angiography. American Journal of Neuroradiology 24 (6), 1123-1129.

    Delgado Almandoz JE, Schaefer PW, Forero NP, Falla JR, Gonzalez RG, Romero JM. Diagnostic accuracy and yield of multidetector CT angiography in the evaluation of spontaneous intraparenchymal cerebral hemorrhage. American Journal of Neuroradiology 30 (6), 1213-1221.

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