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Andrew Romanowski, M.D.



About me:

Andrew Romanowski, M.D.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Locations

  • Northwest | (503) 227-2020
  • Barnes Road | (503) 227-2020
  • Tigard | (503) 227-2020

Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology

"It’s really a privilege to practice medicine. People come in with fears and misconceptions. Most people believe that sight is the most precious sense we have. So, to be in the position to help them with this is special."

 


The best experiences in his practice at EHNW have been the positive feedback from patients post-surgery when they say they can see better than ever.

“It is very satisfying to help someone with restored or improved sight.”

"It’s really a privilege to practice medicine. People come in with fears and misconceptions. Most people believe that sight is the most precious sense we have. So, to be in the position to help them with this is special.”

Andrew Romanowski, MD was born and raised in New York City. He left almost three decades ago, but he still loves to go back regularly to get a sense of his simple roots in a neighborhood where Polish is spoken before English in the stores. Though Dr. Romanowski still has a hint of a NY accent and loves to make trips back, Portland is a near perfect city for him to call home. He believes that both cities share a love of art, culture and good living.

Dr. Romanowski has an artist’s view of the world and brings this special perspective to his mastery of medicine. He finds it notable and poetic that as an eye specialist, the organ that he is dependent on to observe the patient is the same organ being observed in the patient. He believes that sight is the most important sense and delights in the beauty and intricacies of the eye.

Dr. Romanowski fuses excellent academic credentials and years of experience with a patient-centered approach. Research has shown that those doctors who spend the extra time and care in fully listening to all their patients concerns do a better job of diagnosing and treating their patients accurately and effectively. This is second nature to Dr. Romanowski who always takes whatever time is necessary to ensure the best patient care.

The best experiences in his practice at EHNW have been the positive feedback from patients post-surgery when they say they can see better than ever. “ It is very satisfying to help someone with restored or improved sight.”

When he has time to play, Dr. Romanowski is an avid photographer of large format landscapes. You might see one of his framed pieces during an office visit to the Northwest site of EHNW. Impressionistic oil painting is also a love of Dr. Romanowski who recently finished a piece inspired by a scene he photographed of New York City’s Central Park in the Fall.

Beyond patient care, Dr. Romanowski invests in the improvement of the overall profession and services of ophthalmologists by volunteering his time with multiple organizations. He is an associate examiner of the American Board of Ophthalmology which is an honor bestowed upon the doctors who score the highest on their medical boards.

Also, as a reviewer for the American Medical Association Archives of Ophthalmology, Dr. Romanowski helps choose which articles will appear in the AMA medical journal. This enables him to stay at the leading edge of the latest research and findings in ophthalmology. Additionally, because diabetes is a disease that often afflicts eyesight, he also supports the American Diabetes Association through riding in the annual cycling fundraiser.

Education:

Residency
 
Ophthalmology Residency
Oregon Health Sciences University Portland, Oregon
 
Internship
 
Medical Internship
Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center Portland, Oregon
 
Medical School
 

Doctor of Medicine
University of North Carolina School of Medicine Chapel Hill, North Carolina
 
Undergraduate
 

Bachelor of Biological Science
Queens College of The City University of New York

 

LICENSURE AND CERTIFCATION

  Oregon Board of Medical
Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

St. Vincent Hospital Portland, Oregon
Active Staff
Good Samaritan Hospital Portland, Oregon
Active Staff
Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital, Portland, OR
Private Practice, EyeHealth Northwest (formerly Oregon Medical Eye Clinic)

AMERICAN BOARD OF OPHTHALMOLOGY

Associate Examiner

AMA - Archives of Ophthalmology

Reviewer

SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Medical Association
Oregon Academy of Ophthalmology
Oregon Medical Association
Multnomah County Medical Society

Practice Locations:

Northwest Office
1955 NW Northrup St
Portland, OR 97209
Phone : (503) 227-2020

Barnes Road Office
9555 SW Barnes Rd, Suite 201
Portland, OR 97225
Phone : (503) 227-2020

 

Tigard Office
15298 SW Royalty Pkwy
Tigard, OR 97224
Phone : (503) 227-2020

Preparing for your Visit:

Prior to Your Appointment: Please complete and print the Patient history, HIPPA and payment policy forms even if you are an established patient. Once you have completed the forms, please bring them with you on the day of your appointment. Due to privacy issues, please do not attempt to send these forms to our office via e-mail.

Please check with your insurance company(s) to verify your “vision care” coverage for routine eye examinations by calling the customer service phone number listed on your insurance card. You may also call this same number to verify “medical” benefits for medically necessary visits and procedures.

The Day of Your Appointment:
Bring your current medical insurance card(s) with you.

  • The co-pay amount listed on your insurance card will be collected at the time of your visit.
  • For charges not covered by your individual insurance plan, payment is due at the time of service. Prompt pay discounts are available on certain services. Please ask at the front desk.

As part of your examination with us today, your pupils may be dilated. With dilation, most people experience light sensitivity and difficulty with near vision (such as reading). Some individuals also have difficulty seeing in the distance. The effects of the dilation can last several hours.

Patient Forms:

Patient History

HIPAA

Payment Policy

Request an Appointment:

Request Appointment Online  
 
Northwest: 503-227-2020  
Barnes Road: 503-227-2020  
Tigard: 503-227-2020  
 

Patient Accounts:

If you have questions about your account or insurance, please call our patient accounts representatives at: 503-344-5115.

Administration:

503-557-2020

Videos & Reviews:

Dr. Andrew Romanowski Reviews:

I would highly recommend Dr. Romanowski. He was patient and did a very thorough exam. All my questions were addressed and I could not have more pleased by my care. I was seen by their contact lens staff as well as their optical staff and everyone was friendly and helpful. Love my new glasses!!- Google Review

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