loader image
Orthopaedic Institute of Western Kentucky | Our Staff | Spencer Romine, M.D.


Spencer E. Romine, MD

Dr. Spencer Romine is board-certified in orthopedic surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedics and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Romine has performed extensive research in orthopedics, as well, specifically focusing on sports medicine. Additionally, he is the author of several articles published in peer-reviewed journals.

After being chosen as Alabama’s High School Scholar-Athlete of the Year in 1996, Dr. Romine graduated cum laude from Duke University in 2000, where he served as the starting quarterback for the Blue Devils for four years. He sustained several injuries while playing collegiate football and had multiple orthopedic surgeries.

After coaching collegiate football for a year, he attended The University of Alabama School of Medicine to earn his medical degree, graduating magna cum laude. After five years of orthopedic residency at the University of Kentucky, he completed a sports medicine fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He was also an assistant team physician for the Atlanta Falcons and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.


Arthroscopic shoulder, knee, and ankle surgery (rotator cuff, meniscus, ACL)
Shoulder replacement surgery
Sports medicine injuries/work-related injuries
Fracture care


Duke University – Bachelor of Science in Biological Anthropology and Anatomy Cum Laude

The University of Alabama School of Medicine – Medical Doctorate Magna Cum Laude (2002-2006)

University of Kentucky – Orthopedic Surgery Residency (2006-2011)

Emory University – Sports Medicine Fellowship

Assistant Team Physician – Atlanta Falcons Football, Georgia Tech University

Memberships & Accreditations

The Bassett Society – AMOEBA (Athletes’ Medical Opportunities Endowed by Athletes)
Duke University Athletics; Bassett Scholar
The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Academy of Orthopaedics

Physician Assistants

Orthopaedic Institute of Western Kentucky | Our Staff | Justin Damron, PA-C

Justin Damron, PA-C

Related Videos & Posts

5 Ways to Boost Holiday Safety

5 Ways to Boost Holiday Safety

Nothing ruins a holiday like an injury. And according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, emergency rooms treated roughly 14,800 people for decorating-related injuries during the 2019 holiday season. So, stay alert while decking the halls, and remember these safety guidelines.

How to Avoid 5 Common Running Injuries

How to Avoid 5 Common Running Injuries

For many, running is more than an exercise. It’s a way to relax, blow off steam, and meditate. But unfortunately, if you run often enough, you’ll likely experience an injury. So, let’s examine some of the most common running injuries and how they happen so you can avoid them as much as possible.

The Primary Types of Fractures You Should Know

The Primary Types of Fractures You Should Know

Fractures can happen at any time. A fracture can cause pain, swelling, discoloration, bleeding, deformity, and inability to bear weight on a damaged limb. Fortunately, our specialists can fix any bone injury, but treatments vary among types of fractures. Learn more about types of fractures.

ACL Reconstruction; Not a Repair