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Leigh Romero, M.D., CAQSM

Education

M.D.
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Residency/Fellowship

Residency, Family & Community Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Fellowship, Primary Care Sports Medicine
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System

About

Leigh Romero, M.D., CAQSM, is an assistant professor in the Department of Population Health and the clinical lead and medical director of the Family Medicine Residency Program.

Romero trained at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, earning her doctor of medicine. She also completed her residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Following residency, she completed a fellowship in primary care sports medicine through CHRISTUS Santa Rosa in San Antonio.

In 2011, Romero joined the Family & Community Medicine Residency faculty at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio with a dual appointment in family medicine and orthopedics.

In 2018, Romero joined Dell Medical School. Romero created a Sports Medicine Distinction Track within the Family Medicine Residency in 2020, and in 2021, she created the Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, of which she is the program director.