Dr. Lewis H. Romer is a professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine, cell biology, biomedical engineering and pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His area of clinical expertise is pediatric anesthesia and critical care medicine.
Dr. Romer received his undergraduate degree in premedical studies and his medical degree from Dartmouth College. He completed a residency in pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine/Primary Children’s Hospital and an elective residency in the pediatric intensive care unit at The Hospital for Sick Children at the University of Toronto. Dr. Romer performed a fellowship in pediatric critical care at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a research fellowship in the cardiovascular-pulmonary division of the department of medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Wistar Institute.
Prior to joining Johns Hopkins faculty in 2000, Dr. Romer was a clinician at North Carolina Children’s Hospital, where he served as a the director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, the division director of Pediatric Critical Care, and the director of the Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.
His research interests include responses of vascular systems to disease and injury.
Dr. Romer is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the American Society of Cell Biology. He works as a grant reviewer for the Basic Cell and Molecular Biology Section of the American Heart Association, the National Science Foundation and the Wellcome Trust, among others.