Treatment & Services
- Adolescent Health
- Behavioral Intervention
- Center for Adolescent Medicine
- General Pediatric And Adolescent Medicine
- Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender( LGBT Health)
- Prevention And Wellness
- Prevention Of Teen Pregnancy
- Preventive Medicine
- Primary Care Pediatrics
- Reproductive Endocrinology
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Abdominal Pain
- Adjustment Disorder
- Anorexia Nervosa
- Anxiety Disorder
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Bacterial Vaginosis
- Chlamydia Trachomatis
- Concussions, Pediatric
- Dermatitis - Contact
- Diaper Rash
- High Cholesterol
- Hormonal Problems in Teenagers
- Lactose Intolerance
- Menstrual Disorders
- Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
- Sexually Transmitted Disease
- Skin Problems in Children
- Testicular Torsion
- The Poison Plants: Poison Ivy, Poison Oak and Poison Sumac
- Urinary Tract Infection
- Vaginal Discharge
- Vulvar Disorders
- Vulvo-vaginal Diseases
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Graduate School - Harvard University School of Public Health
Boston, MA USA
Fellowship - Children's Hospital of Boston
Boston, MA USA
Residency - Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD USA
Internship - Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD USA
Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
Undergraduate - Yale University
New Haven, CT USA
- Executive Management Course, Cleveland Clinic, 2001-2002
- Helped spearhead the Cleveland Clinic's Pediatric Obesity Initiative, ranging from clinical, education, research, community, and public health efforts at Cleveland Clinic, in partnership with the Department of Public Health and Research
- Co-directs the Eating Disorders program at Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital, doing evaluations and medical management of children, adolescents and young adults with disordered eating.
- Initiated and teaches one of the core courses on Adolescent Development in the adolescent health track at Case's School of Public Health
- Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine
eating disorders, reproductive health, menstrual disorders, obesity, preventive medicine
Awards & Honors
- Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching - 2012
- Who’s Who in Medicine, Science and Engineering: Who’s Who in American Women: Marquis Best Doctors in America; Top Doctors, Cleveland Magazine and Northern Ohio Live 2002-onward
- Honoree, Nourishing the Artist Within, Benefit for the Fairmount Center of the Arts and the Eating Disorders Network, February 5, 2011 - 2011
- Finalist, Crain’s Award for Health Care Heroes in category of Physicians - 2010
- Top Doctors, Cleveland Magazine, Northern Ohio Live - 2002 onward
- Honoree, American Heart Association Black Tie, 2006
- Honoree, Junior League of Cleveland, 2006
- Signature Program for 2006-2007, Cleveland Clinic's Food is Knowledge program
- Top Ten Article in “The Female Patient,” 1999
- Stewart Fellowship for Humanism at Cleveland Clinic, 1998
- Von Meyer Award, Children's Hospital, Boston, 1992
- Farley Fund Teaching Award, Children's Hospital, Boston, 1991
- Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 1988
- American Academy of PediatricsFor participation on boards, committees and local chapters, see Biographical Sketch. Society of Adolescent Health and MedicineFor participation on boards, committees and local chapters, see Biographical Sketch. North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent GynecologyFor participation on boards, committees and local chapters, see Biographical Sketch. International Association of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (FIGIJ)For participation on boards, committees and local chapters, see Biographical Sketch. Academy for Eating DisordersFor participation on boards, committees and local chapters, see Biographical Sketch. USTA (United States Tennis Association) Sports Science Committee - 2005-
- WTA (World Tennis Association) Sports Committee - 2006-2007
- International Tennis Performance Association (ITPA),founding member of the ITPA Certification Commission (ITPA-CC)
Research & Publications
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50 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
9 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Dec 10, 2019
Dr. Rome was fantastic! She is not our regular doctor, but my daughter immediately felt at ease with her. Dr. Rome has her laughing, despite the ear infection. I'm so appreciative of the IDEAL care she provided my daughter- wish you could clone Dr. Rome!
Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019
Dr. Rome is absolutely wonderful and the care that she gives our son is above and beyond anything that a parent could hope for, for their child. We have and will continue to recommend Dr. Rome.
Reviewed on Jul 9, 2019
Top-tier care provider - did everything in a first-class manner.
Reviewed on Jun 10, 2019
Dr. Rome appeared very rushed. She literally spent about 5 minutes with us and ran out. I asked to see a growth chart and was not shown one - was just told my daughter was still behind but did not explain how much that actually is. Did not feel I had a chance to ask many questions and forget them because she was so rushed. She also had 3 people following her around crammed in the room with us which made my daughter uncomfortable.
Reviewed on Jun 10, 2019
Dr. Rome appeared very rushed and did not have time to really talk with us.
Reviewed on Jun 4, 2019
Dr. Rome's care of our son is absolutely wonderful and we are so grateful for the care that she gives him. She definitely gives our son and us plenty of time during his appointments and is extremely thorough. We would and have recommended Dr. Rome to others.
Reviewed on Jun 4, 2019
We have and will continue to recommend Dr. Rome and other doctors who care for our son to others.
Reviewed on Apr 23, 2019
dr Rome takes time to listen and address concerns
Reviewed on Feb 13, 2019
Dr. Rome is such an excellent, knowledgeable and caring doctor who took the time to answer every question without rushing.
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