Carlos Romero, DO
Dr. Carlos Humberto Romero grew up in New York. He received a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Biology and minor in Theology from St. John’s University, Queens, NY. He worked with the New York Medical Society, in banking and as an emergency medical technician in the NYC area before receiving a 4-year scholarship from the U.S. Navy to attend medical school at Nova Southeastern University where he graduated in the top of his class. He did his Internship at St. Vincent’s Medical Center before being called up to serve as a medical officer in the U.S. Navy for naval fleets in Jacksonville and Mayport, FL. Dr. Romero completed his residency at Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah, FL. He works with the medically underserved community of Hendry County and is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the Department of Family Medicine at Nova Southeastern University and Florida International University, School of Medicine. Dr. Romero likes to remind the medical students he teaches of his favorite rule in medicine, “First do no harm.”
We offer comprehensive medical care for both adults and pediatrics. Dr. Carlos Romero is highly qualified to diagnose and treat a wide variety of chronic conditions, including, but not limited to diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, thyroid disorders, depression, asthma, anemia, allergies. We gladly offer same day appointments for acute medical conditions, including but not limited to fever, cough/cold, bladder infection, stomach problems, rash, injuries and musculoskeletal problems.
Our family medicine doctor provides annual physicals, sports physicals, school and work physicals, pap smears and pelvic exams. We also perform Electrocardiograms (EKG), pulmonary function testing (PFT) and hearing tests. Flu shots are available during flu season.
As primary care physicians, we do our best to keep you healthy! We focus on health maintenance and preventative medical care and will make sure that you are up to date with all the recommended health screening exams. We provide health education and nutrition advice.
We are able to draw your blood at our office and send to the lab facility as required by your insurance company. We can check blood sugars, urine samples, pregnancy tests, PT/INR for those patients on blood thinners, quick tests for strep throat infections and rapid diagnostic tests for the flu. We can give nebulizer treatments.
Dr. Carlos Romero is fluent in Spanish, as well as our entire staff.
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