Carlos Romero Marrero, MD, Gastroenterology, Cleveland, OH, Cleveland Clinic

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Gastroenterology Cleveland, OH

Advanced Endoscopic Interventional, Hepatology & Liver Transplantation

Staff Physician

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Summary

  • Dr. Carlos Romero-Marrero is a Staff Physician in the Digestive Disease and Surgical Institute of the Cleveland Clinic. He specializes in diagnosing and treating people with gastrointestinal and liver diseases. He completed his medical school, residency and Gastroenterology Fellowship in the University of Puerto Rico. He subsequently completed advanced training in liver transplantation at the Mayo Clinic. He has been at the Cleveland Clinic for the past 5 years. He is the Associate Program Director of the Gastroenterology Fellowship and co-leads SALUD, the Hispanic Employee Group of the Cleveland Clinic. He is also a staff physician at the Hispanic Clinic of Cleveland Clinic Lutheran Hospital.

Education & Training

  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
    Mayo School of Graduate Medical EducationFellowship, Transplant Hepatology, 2009 - 2010
  • University of Puerto Rico
    University of Puerto RicoFellowship, Gastroenterology, 2005 - 2009
  • University of Puerto RicoM.Sc., Clinical Research, 2005 - 2007
  • University of Puerto Rico
    University of Puerto RicoResidency, Internal Medicine, 2001 - 2004
  • University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
    University of Puerto Rico School of MedicineClass of 2001
  • University of MassachusettsB.S., Biology, 1993 - 1997

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2020 - 2023
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2011 - 2022
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 2009 - 2011
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Transplant Hepatology
  • AOA Board of Internal Medicine Gastroenterology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Senior Fellows Teacher of the Year Award Gastroenterology Fellowship Program, Cleveland Clinic, 2015
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2011, 2013
  • Alpha Omega Alpha University of Puerto Rico House Staff Inductee, 2008
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • A New Clinically Based Staging System for Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma  
    Roongruedee C, Harmsen WS, Romero-Marrero C, Aboelsoud MM, Ndzengue A, Kaiya J, Therneau T, Sanchez W, Gores G, Roberts LR, Am J Gastroenterol, 1/1/2014
  • Outcomes of an underserved Hispanic population with chronic Hepatitis C treated with Pegylated interferon and Ribavirin in a government-sponsored clinic  
    Iturrino J, Sanchez CJ, Ortiz A, Romero CJ, Velazquez V, Costas PJ, and Torres EA, P R Health Sci J, 1/1/2011
  • Incidence and mortality rates of selected infection related cancers in Puerto Rico and in the United States  
    Ortiz AP, Soto-Salgado M, Calo WA, Tortolero-Luna G, Perez CM, Romero CJ, Perez J, Figueroa N, Suarez E, Infectious Agents and Cancer, 1/1/2010
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Abstracts/Posters

  • Etiology, Model for End-Stage Liver Disease and Hospitalization Requiring Intensive Care are Predictors of 30-day Readmission in Patients with Liver Disease
    Agito, Markus MD, Ghobrial, Michael MD, Lopez, Rocio MS, Atreja, Ashish MD MPH, Romero-Marrero, Carlos MD, Rizk, Maged K MD, Clinical Research Workshop, AASLD, 1/1/2012
  • Adherence to Recommendations in the Use of Albumin for Patients with Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis not Optimal and Can Reduce 30-day Readmission
    Thomas Smith; Rohit Makkar; Rocio Lopez; Maged K. Rizk; Carlos J. Romero-Marrero, AASLD, 1/1/2012
  • Molecular Pathogenesis of Cholangiocarcinoma
    Romero Marrero C, Roberts LR, 20th Conference of the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver, Beijing, China, 1/1/2010
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Lectures

  • Predicting Mortality in Patients With Cirrhosis Admitted to Intensive Care Units: A Comparison of Current Models 
    San Diego, CA - 1/21/2016
  • Predicting Mortality in Patients After Liver Transplantation: A Calibrated Prognostic Model for Patients in the Post-Operative Period 
    San Diego, CA - 1/21/2016
  • Predicting Mortality in Patients with Cirrhosis Admitted to Intensive Care Units: A Novel Prognostic Model 
    Boston, MA - 1/11/2016
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations