About Joey Romero, MD

Dr. Joey Romero specializes in adult reconstruction of the hip and knee, including complex primary and revision joint replacement surgery. He has particular expertise in robotic and computer-assisted joint replacement, minimally invasive techniques, muscle sparing anterior hip replacement, partial knee replacement, arthroplasty in young active patients and short-stay/rapid-recovery joint replacement. His practice is committed to providing operative and non-operative treatment plans that are tailored to each patient's individual needs with a focus on relieving pain, restoring function and improving quality of life.

Dr. Romero graduated from the University of Texas in Austin where he studied Human Biology and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Following college, he earned his medical degree at the University of Texas McGovern School of Medicine in Houston where he graduated amongst the top of his class and was elected a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.

He completed his orthopaedic surgical residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and completed his fellowship training at the prestigious Cornell University Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. There he worked alongside world leaders in hip and knee replacement to master his craft and learn the newest most advanced techniques in the world of joint replacement. Throughout his training he has received numerous awards and recognition for his achievements in research, education, surgical and clinical patient care.

Dr. Romero serves as an elected reviewer for multiple orthopaedic journals, has authored numerous publications, earned multiple research awards/grants and presented his research nationally and internationally.

Dr. Romero and his wife, Bridgette, love raising their two sons here in Austin. He has a passion for international medical missions, enjoys traveling with his family, being active in their church, fishing, mountain biking and attending Longhorn sporting events.

Here's what patients are saying about Dr. Romero.


Univ of TX Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX

Hospital for Special Surgery, NYC, NY Adult Reconstruction Hip & Knee Fellowship



Languages Spoken

English and Spanish

Procedures & Conditions

Total Hip Replacement and Resurfacing Total and Partial Knee Replacement Minimally Invasive Hip and Knee Replacement Computer Assisted Hip and Knee Replacement


Orthopaedic Surgery

Office Locations

St. David’s Center for Hip & Knee Replacement
3000 N. Interstate 35 Frontage Rd
Suite 500
Austin, TX 78705
Phone: (737) 202-2500
Fax: (737) 202-2501

Office Hours

8:00 am - 5:00 pm