HARTFORD, CT – Radiology Associates of Hartford, a LucidHealth company, announces the appointment of Michelle J. Romero, M.D., as incoming practice president. Romero, a board-certified radiologist, succeeds Michael Firestone, M.D. who remains with the practice as an integral member of the physician team.
“I am excited to have Dr. Romero take the helm at Radiology Associates of Hartford,” stated Firestone. “Her leadership skills and medical expertise are the perfect fit as we continue to expand our imaging services and collaborative partnerships to meet the evolving healthcare needs of our patients and our communities.”
Mark Alfonso, M.D., Chief Medical Officer of LucidHealth adds, “Dr. Romero’s experience and her passion for providing excellent patient care will be instrumental in Radiology Associates of Hartford’s growth and success. We are grateful to Dr. Firestone for his role as recent practice president and his commitment to patient care.”
A New Jersey native, Romero completed her residency in diagnostic radiology at Rutgers University – New Jersey Medical School, where she was Chief Resident. She then completed her fellowship training in breast and body imaging at UConn Health, University of Connecticut where she also served as a faculty member and clinical instructor of radiology. Dr. Romero joined RAH in 2015 as a staff radiologist and held the position of RAH Secretary from 2020-2023.
Dr. Romero’s areas of expertise include breast imaging and minimally invasive procedures. She is also an expert in body imaging with CT, MRI and ultrasound. Dr. Romero is board-certified in diagnostic radiology by the American Board of Radiology and is also a member of the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI), American College of Radiology (ACR) and Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
Dr. Romero resides in Avon, Connecticut with her husband and daughter. She enjoys traveling and has visited over 30 countries. Tennis and pickleball are her more recent hobbies.
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