Matthew Augustin Romano MD

Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Surgery
Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery
Clinical Interests:

Dr. Romano's clinical interests include adult cardiac surgery, diseases of the aorta, heart transplantation, and ventricular assist devices.

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U of M Surgery - Cardiac

Cardiovascular Center Floor 5 Rm 5144
1500 E Medical Center Dr SPC 5864
Ann Arbor


Medical School or Training

  • Loma Linda University School of Medicine, 1998


  • Harbor - UCLA Medical Center, Surgery General, CA, 2001

  • Harbor - UCLA Medical Center, Surgery General, CA, 2005

  • University of Michigan Health System, Thoracic Surgery, MI, 2007


  • Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, 2009

Board Certification

  • Surgery

  • Surgical Critical Care

  • Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery


Dr. Romano's research interests include heart failure, heart transplantation, and circulatory support.


Dr. Matthew A. Romano, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Cardiac Surgery and the Assistant Director of the multidisciplinary Mitral Valve Clinic. He joined the faculty in 2009 following the completion of thoracic surgery and surgical critical care residencies at the University of Michigan. He received additional advanced training in the surgical treatment of complex valvular heart disease and heart transplantation. His clinical interests and expertise include minimally invasive valve surgery, atrial fibrillation, percutaneous and catheter-based valve therapies, and heart failure. His research is focused on mitral valve disease as well as atrial fibrillation and heart failure.