About Hugo Romeu MD
Hugo Romeu MD, the son of a distinguished and successful dentist and a Certified Public Accountant, was born in Cuba. In 1960, the family left a prosperous life in Cuba to flee the Castro regime’s cruelty in Chicago. Hugo Romeu graduated from Loyola Academy High School after attending the best schools during his childhood years. He studied at Loyola University in Chicago and Rome, Italy, and traveled widely. As part of his medical education, he completed post-graduate study at the State University of New York and residencies at SUNY, St. Joseph Hospital in Milwaukee, and the Cook County Medical Examiners Office.
Hugo Romeu MD served in the United States Army, providing medical care at a hospital in Germany, after graduating from Ross University School of Medicine in 1980 as a part of the school’s first graduating class. Dr. Romeu returned to civilian life as the Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine for a number of hospitals and other facilities around the world. Dr. Romeu, a lifelong learner, also completed a Post Graduate Year 4 in the Cook County Medical Examiners Office’s Forensic Pathology Residency Program. He has more than 40 years of experience in molecular pathology and forensic pathology, among other fields of medicine.