Dr. Giulio Romeo's professional activities entail clinical, research and educational facets, primarily in the fields of endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism. As a staff physician at Joslin Diabetes Center and in the Division of Endocrinology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Dr. Romeo has cared for patients with a wide variety of endocrinological conditions, both in the inpatient and outpatient settings.

Dr. Romeo has a specific interest in the management of diabetes in patients who are post solid organ transplant, who have a particularly high risk for cardiovascular complications. His clinical interest also includes thyroid disease and his research also focuses on novel approaches to curb insulin resistance in patients with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes and on the effects of these strategies on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.


Dr. Romeo research interests include insulin resistance, NAFLD, and cardiovascular disease.

Medical School
University of Rome "La Sapienza"

Internal Medicine- Lahey Clinic Medical Center

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism-BIDMC-Joslin Diabetes Center

Board Certification
ABIM-Internal Medicine; ABIM, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism


  • Adult
  • Young Adult



Marilyn Fishman Grant for Diabetes Research-Endocrine Fellows Foundation

Contact Information

Office Phone

(617) 309-2695

giulio.romeo [at] joslin.harvard.edu

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