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Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Dean for Diversity and Inclusion

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Iris Romero, MD, MS

Iris Romero, MD, MS, is a highly skilled obstetrician and gynecologist with expertise in cancer prevention. Dr. Romero has formal and clinical training in the assessment and management of hereditary cancers. Her clinical practice includes individuals with a family history of gynecologic or breast cancer and patients with genetic mutations that predispose to gynecologic cancers, including BRCA mutations and others. To reduce the risk of cancer Dr. Romero works closely with her patients to integrate risk assessment, screening, and prevention. Dr. Romero also provides the full spectrum of general OB/GYN care including management of abnormal periods, fibroid treatment, contraception, and routine obstetrical care.

Dr. Romero's clinical practice complements her active research program, which focuses on developing new agents for gynecologic cancer prevention and treatment. Her research program is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and nonprofit foundations.

Specialties

Areas of Expertise

  • Abnormal Pap Smears
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Gynecologic Cancer Prevention
  • Uterine Fibroids

Education

University of New Mexico

Additional Education

  • Internship: Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
  • Residency: University of Utah
  • Fellowship: University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
To Request an Appointment

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

Request an Appointment at Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park or call UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200

UChicago Medicine South Loop

Request an Appointment at UChicago Medicine South Loop or call UCM Connect at 877-336-5667

To Refer a Patient

Refer a Patient or call UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200

At a Glance

Practicing Since2007

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English