Woods Cardiovascular Internal Medicine

Michael F. Romanelli, MD

Dr. Romanelli is a graduate of Princeton University.  He obtained his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine in 1991.  He completed his Internship/Residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 1994, and completed a Cardiology Fellowship at the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Harper Hospital, Wayne State University in 1994.


Office:

Dr. Romanelli  works out of our Warren location and our Macomb location.

Education:

  • Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
    A.B., Philosophy, 1987
  • Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 
    M.D., 1991

Training:

  • Internship/Residency, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; June, 1991 - June, 1994
  • Cardiology Fellowship, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Harper Hospital, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan; July, 1994 - July, 1998

Faculty Appointments:

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Wayne State
  • University, Detroit, Michigan; 1998 - 02/28/09
  • Clinical Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Wayne State University,
  • Detroit, Michigan; March 1, 2009 - present
  • Clinical Professor, Department of Osteopathic Medical Specialties, College of Osteopathic
  • Medicine, Michigan State University; October, 2012 through June, 2015

Hospital Appointments:

  • Chief Cardiology Fellow, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Harper Hospital, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan; July, 1996 - July, 1998
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan; July, 1998 - 2009
  • Director, Cardiac ICU, St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan; November, 2000 - present
  • Clinical Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan; 2009 - present

Professional Societies:

  • Wayne County Medical Society
  • Michigan State Medical Society
  • Circulation Council, American Heart Association - 1998
  • Basic Cardiovascular Sciences Council, American Heart Association - 2001
  • Clinical Cardiology Council, American Heart Association - 2001
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology - August, 1999 to present
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine - January, 2001 to present
  • Member, American Heart Association/American Stroke Association - June, 2003

Licensure:

  • State of Michigan - #4301063918
  • DEA - #BR5197264

Certification:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, #154326, 1994-2004; 2004-2014
  • American Board of Internal Medicine/Cardiovascular Diseases, #154326, 1997-2007; 2007-2017
  • American Board of Internal Medicine/Interventional Cardiology, #154326, 1999-2009; 2009-2019
  • Certification, Board of Nuclear Cardiology, 2000-2010; 2010-2020

Honors/Awards:

  • Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society/Elected Member, 03/91
  • Research Fellowship, Yale University School of Medicine, 1988
  • Research Fellowships, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Department of
  • Pharmacological Sciences, Summers: 1985, 1986, 1987

Service:

  • Woods Cardiovascular Pulmonary Associates, P.C., Warren, MI; 07/1998 - present
  • Active Staff; St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Detroit, MI; 1998 - present
  • Active Staff; Bon Secours Hospital, Grosse Pointe, MI; 1998 - 10/2007
  • Visiting Staff; William Beaumont Hospital, Troy, MI; 2007 - present
  • Attending Staff; Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe, MI; 10/2007 - present
  • Courtesy Staff; Mt. Clemens Regional Medical Center, Mt. Clemens, MI; 1998 - present
  • Active Staff; St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Warren, MI; 04/1999 - present
  • Provisional Staff; St. John North Shores Hospital, Harrison Township, MI; 04/1999 - 04/2000
  • Active Staff; Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, Clinton Township, MI; 07/30/04 - present

Other Professionally Related Service:

  • Departments of Internal Medicine and Ophthalmology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • 1988-1991: Studied mechanism of corneal allograft rejection in New Zealand giant white rabbits using in vitro analysis of T cell function and ELISA methods of detection of corneal specific antigen.
  • Department of Pharmacological Sciences, State University of New York at Stony Brook
  • Summer, 1985: Studied DNA repair mechanisms in procaryotic and eucaryotic cells using recombinant DNA techniques.
  • Summer, 1986: Studied template DNA sequences required for the transcription of mitochondrial DNA of Xenopus laevis. (See reference above.)
  • Summer, 1987: Developed methods of synthesizing various organic compounds for use in further study of DNA damage and cellular repair mechanism.

Teaching:

  • Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan; 1998 - present
  • Courses taught in last five years:
  • Medical Students (Years I-IV)
  • Residents/Fellows
  • Course or curriculum development:
  • CICU Rotation for Residents/Medical Students

Publications:

  • "Prominent ECG Repolarization Changes Associated with Intracoronary Infusion of Normal Saline: Comparisons with Alternate Coronary Catheter Flush Solutions," Romanelli, Michael F., Meissner, MD, Fromm, BS, and Spears, JR; Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, 1999; 48:359-364.
  • "Terminology in Cardiology" [letter], Romanelli, Michael F.; Circulation; 1997;95(6):p.1673.
  • "Template Sequences Required for Transcription of Xenopus laevis Mitochondrial DNA from Two Bidirectional Promotors," Bogenhage, Daniel F. and Romanelli, Michael F.; Molecular and Cellular Biology, 1988;8(7):p.2917-2924.

Presentations:

  • Abstract Presentation: "Is Normal Saline a Suboptimal Coronary Catheter Flush Solution?" Romanelli, MF, Meissner, MD, Fromm, BS, Spears, JR. MI Chapter/American College of Cardiology
    October, 1997
  • Presentations: "Contemporary Management of ASC: IIB or not IIB"
    St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Detroit, MI
    June 3, 2009
  • "Office Evaluation of the Asymptomatic Patient with Aortic Valve Disease: When To Refer?"
    Update in Valvular & Structural Heart Disease Seminar
    St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Detroit, MI
    December 1, 2010
  • Medical Grand Rounds
    St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Detroit, MI April 18, 2011
  • "Cardiac Evaluation of the Asymptomatic Patient"
    Update in Valvular & Structural Heart Disease Seminar
    St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Detroit, MI
    December 14, 2011