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Title Director, Liver Disease Center (CCMH)
Department Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Tradition Hospital, Port
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon No
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Florida, Tradition Hospital, Port

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cancer Center
  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Egd
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Polypectomy
  • Variceal Band Ligation
View all 6 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Autoimmune Chronic Hepatitis
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Cirrhosis
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Disease
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
View all 11 Specialties +


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About Carlos Romero-Marrero, MD

Dr. Carlos Romero-Marrero is the Director of the Liver Center and a staff physician in the Digestive Disease & Surgical Center at Cleveland Clinic Martin Health. He completed his medical school, residency and gastroenterology fellowship in the University of Puerto Rico, the top medical academic institution of Puerto Rico. He subsequently completed an advanced fellowship in liver transplantation at the Mayo Clinic at Rochester, Minnesota.  Before joining Cleveland Clinic Martin Health, he spent 10 years as a staff physician at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.  There he served as Chief of Hepatology and Associate Program Director of the Gastroenterology Fellowship Program. 

Dr. Romero-Marrero was instrumental in the establishment of the Hispanic Medical Clinic at Lutheran Hospital, a unique patient-centered model, established to address health disparities in the west side of Cleveland.  He is also a former Co-Chair of SALUD, the Hispanic caregiver organization at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. 

The newly-established Liver Center at Cleveland Clinic Martin Health offers 
world-class patient-centered liver care and access to liver transplant services to Florida's Treasure Coast population.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Mayo Clinic
GIH Neoplasia
Rochester, MN USA

Fellowship - Mayo Clinic
Transplant Hepatology
Rochester, MN USA

Fellowship - University of Puerto Rico Medical Center
San Juan, PR

Residency - University of Puerto Rico Medical Center
Chief Resident Internal Medicine Residency
San Juan, PR

Residency - University of Puerto Rico Medical Center (San Juan)
Internal Medicine
San Juan, PR U.S. A. (Archived)

Internship - University of Puerto Rico Medical Center (San Juan)
Internal Medicine
San Juan, PR U.S. A. (Archived)

Medical Education - University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine-Registrar's Office
San Juan, PR United States

Specialty Interests

Liver cancer, cirrhosis of the liver, liver transplantation, viral hepatitis

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Carlos Romero-Marrero, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 12/7/2019, Dr. Romero-Marrero has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

245 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.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

36 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 1, 2023

My 1st visit was extremely a good experience for me all around. I felt the Dr was very thorough and very caring. I felt I was well taken care! I would highly recommend Dr Romero Marrero!

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2023

Best Dr. I have had in years. Very knowledgeable, kind, helpful and extremely thorough. Dr. Romero actually read my file before my appointment and viewed my previous scans. I feel co fident in his multi targeted holistic approach. Most importantly he did not shame me for my concerns.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2023

He is an excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2023

Dr. Romero is a gem! He fully understood my situation, reviewed the test results and data I provided, and was absolutely terrific in his analysis and guidance. He Is one of the very best physicians I have encountered since moving to Florida.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2023

This is the best physician I've ever seen! I really wish I could use him for everything. He has superb bedside manner. Actually remembers things about you and your family. Plus his office staff is the best. Makes for an all around good appointment.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2023

Dr Rameros is very good with my son.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2023

This was only my first visit with Dr. Romero Morrero so this will be an on-going situation of getting to know each other better to find a path of care moving forward.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2023

I had a very pleasant appointment with Doctor Carlos Romero I felt very comfortable talking to him in English as well as Spanish I look forward to having him as my gastroenterologist for future appointments.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2023

Great experience doctor very professional and kind.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

Dr marrero is an excellent doctor! He looks at your history and knows what he is talking about when he sees you. Very kind and knowledgeable. Would recommend him highly!

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023

After dealing with my issues 30+ years, Dr Romero was receptive and actually listened to me, showed a great deal of respect. Expressed appreciation for my bringing copies of my current test results. Set-up a mutually agreeable plan of action for going forward!

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023

Optimistic about my future care with Dr Romero. I had to travel 70 miles round trip, definitely did not mind since I actually feel I will get the appropriate care and answers with my most recent issues!

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023

The doctor was very thorough. We talked about my issues. He explained what was going on and what he would do. Thank You

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

Both staff and Doctor friendly and most professional. Doctor took time to explain and answer all questions.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2022

Definitely recommending Dr. Romero, listens to the patient, and suggested other medications, treatments.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2022

Visit an conversation about health issue clarified tests set up an all is good doctor took time an interest in my health thank you

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2022

This was my first time seeing Dr Marrero I was very impressed by his bedside matter a lot better than the Dr I had before.

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2022

The doctor was very thorough and did not seem rushed. He allowed me plenty of time to ask questions and was very knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2022

Great doctor who listened to our concerns. Provided very good care and advice.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2022

Change to doctor Romero is fine All doctors have been great

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2022

Dr. Read my file before he met with me and was knowledgeable about why I was there. He also counseled me on a new issue.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2022

It was a pleasure to meet with Dr. Romero-Marrero and discuss my health condition. The questions my husband and I asked were kindly answered by Dr. Romero-Marrero.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

Great doctor very informative

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2022

Doctor was great listener & informative

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2022

Dr. Romero-Morrero and his assistant Ms. Mary, provided excellent service as well as excellent attention to my health inquires and needs for due to my health conditions to follow up on with referrals.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2022

Dr Romero was very helpful in explaining my symptoms and OTC medications to ease the discomfort

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2022

Doctor was curious and very professional like him very much

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2022

Dr. Romero- Morrero was kindness personified! He answered my questions and tried to find solutions to help my unusual situation.

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2022

I have recommended Dr. Romero-Marrero

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2022

He is a great doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2022

The take his time with my visit and all my concerns and worries we're addressed. I would definitely recommend this Doctor to anyone who asked.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022

The dr was very thorough. He took his time and answered my questions. I felt good about his treatment plan.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022

Dr was great!

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

I didn't have to wait. The nurse was very nice and took my information. The doctor was very nice and explained my recent tests and prescribed new medication.

Reviewed on May 13, 2022

I saw Dr. Romero Marrero Gastroenterologist and he was very good. He listened to my issue and helped me. I'm glad I found him due to My 2 other gastroenterologists retiring.

Reviewed on May 13, 2022

Dr. Romero Marrero is an excellent doctor.

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