Jose Rafael Romero, MD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Jose Romero
75 E. Newton St Collamore Building


Expertise includes: Cerebrovascular disease; Stroke prevention; Study of subclinical cerebrovascular disease in an epidemiological context; Brain recovery.

Other Positions

  • Framingham Heart Study


  • Escuela Colombiana de Medicina, MD

Classes Taught


  • Published on 4/23/2018

    Shukri MZ, Tan JW, Manosroi W, Pojoga LH, Rivera A, Williams JS, Seely EW, Adler GK, Jaffe IZ, Karas RH, Williams GH, Romero JR. Biological Sex Modulates the Adrenal and Blood Pressure Responses to Angiotensin II. Hypertension. 2018 Jun; 71(6):1083-1090. PMID: 29686001.

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  • Published on 4/19/2018

    Zee RYL, Rivera A, Inostroza Y, Ridker PM, Chasman DI, Romero JR. Gene Variation of Endoplasmic Reticulum Aminopeptidases 1 and 2, and Risk of Blood Pressure Progression and Incident Hypertension among 17,255 Initially Healthy Women. Int J Genomics. 2018; 2018:2308585. PMID: 29850473.

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  • Published on 1/17/2018

    Charidimou A, Shams S, Romero JR, Ding J, Veltkamp R, Horstmann S, Eiriksdottir G, van Buchem MA, Gudnason V, Himali JJ, Gurol ME, Viswanathan A, Imaizumi T, Vernooij MW, Seshadri S, Greenberg SM, Benavente OR, Launer LJ, Shoamanesh A. Clinical significance of cerebral microbleeds on MRI: A comprehensive meta-analysis of risk of intracerebral hemorrhage, ischemic stroke, mortality, and dementia in cohort studies (v1). Int J Stroke. 2018 Jul; 13(5):454-468. PMID: 29338604.

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  • Published on 12/15/2017

    Smith EE, Romero JR. Mixed emotions: What to do with patients who have lobar and deep hemorrhages on MRI? Neurology. 2018 Jan 09; 90(2):55-56. PMID: 29247077.

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  • Published on 6/22/2017

    Perloff MD, Patel NS, Kase CS, Oza AU, Voetsch B, Romero JR. Cerebellar stroke presenting with isolated dizziness: Brain MRI in 136 patients. Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Nov; 35(11):1724-1729. PMID: 28687453.

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  • Published on 6/8/2017

    Saber H, Himali JJ, Beiser AS, Shoamanesh A, Pikula A, Roubenoff R, Romero JR, Kase CS, Vasan RS, Seshadri S. Serum Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1 and the Risk of Ischemic Stroke: The Framingham Study. Stroke. 2017 Jul; 48(7):1760-1765. PMID: 28596451.

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  • Published on 2/3/2017

    Dufouil C, Beiser A, McLure LA, Wolf PA, Tzourio C, Howard VJ, Westwood AJ, Himali JJ, Sullivan L, Aparicio HJ, Kelly-Hayes M, Ritchie K, Kase CS, Pikula A, Romero JR, D'Agostino RB, Samieri C, Vasan RS, ChĂȘne G, Howard G, Seshadri S. Revised Framingham Stroke Risk Profile to Reflect Temporal Trends. Circulation. 2017 Mar 21; 135(12):1145-1159. PMID: 28159800.

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  • Published on 12/22/2016

    Lioutas VA, Beiser A, Himali J, Aparicio H, Romero JR, DeCarli C, Seshadri S. Lacunar Infarcts and Intracerebral Hemorrhage Differences: A Nested Case-Control Analysis in the FHS (Framingham Heart Study). Stroke. 2017 Feb; 48(2):486-489. PMID: 28008091.

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  • Published on 8/24/2016

    Shoamanesh A, Preis SR, Beiser AS, Kase CS, Wolf PA, Vasan RS, Benjamin EJ, Seshadri S, Romero JR. Circulating biomarkers and incident ischemic stroke in the Framingham Offspring Study. Neurology. 2016 Sep 20; 87(12):1206-11. PMID: 27558379.

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  • Published on 2/23/2016

    Schultheis M, Saadat S, Dombrovskiy V, Frenchu K, Kanduri J, Romero J, Lemaire A, Ghaly A, Bastides G, Rahimi S, Lee L. Carotid Stenosis in Cardiac Surgery-No Difference in Postoperative Outcomes. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 04; 66(3):255-260. PMID: 26906971.

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