An Arlington native, Dr. David Romness heralds from a medical family. With the influence of his father, his brother, and a brother-in-law all working as orthopaedic surgeons, Dr. Romness himself was drawn to the field because of the upbeat, optimistic nature of the specialty and its many creative opportunities in surgery. After graduating with a BS from the University of Richmond, Dr. Romness earned his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School. He then completed his surgical and orthopaedic training at the Mayo Clinic.
Dr. Romness enjoys seeing his patients get better and improving their quality of life. As a general orthopaedist, he specializes in joint replacement including advanced bearing surfaces, computer guidance, small incision surgery, and advanced rehab techniques. He also concentrates on geriatric orthopaedics and the advanced management of hip fracture.
Active in a number of professional medical organizations, Dr. Romness has been a past president of both the Virginia and Washington Orthopaedic Societies. He also stays involved in academia having published multiple peer review articles and being named a recipient of the Kenmore Award for Resident Education at Georgetown University where he serves as a clinical Assistant Professor for residents and medical students. In addition to his professional responsibilities, Dr. Romness dedicates time to serving at the Arlington Free Clinic and has participated in medical missions to Honduras.
Dr. Romness and his wife, Karen, have three children. In his spare time, Dr. Romness enjoys coaching youth basketball and participating in a variety of recreational and community activities with his family.
OrthoVirginia established in 1994 is an orthopaedic surgery group practice with 35 orthopaedists one physiatrist two anesthesiologists and 10 office locations across Northern Virginia, including seven physical therapy facilities and an outpatient surgery center.