Dr. Rick Roman graduated from the University of Notre Dame with high honors. He then obtained his medical training at Tufts School of Medicine, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Subsequently, Dr. Roman completed internship and residency in internal medicine and fellowship in gastroenterology at Duke University Medical Center. Prior to joining South Denver Gastroenterology, Dr. Roman served as a member of the Gastroenterology Division Faculty at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center for three years where he pursued teaching, research in gastrointestinal and liver diseases, and patient care.
Over a decade, Dr. Roman contributed as a medical staff leader at Swedish Medical Center and HealthONE in multiple roles, including President of the Medical Staff and Chairman of the HealthONE Presidents Council.
Dr Roman completed a Masters of Business Administration in 2015, and is the President of South Denver Gastroenterology. He succeeded Dr. Fred Lewis after many years of exceptional service. A member of SDG since 2000, Rick endeavors individually and organizationally to deliver exceptional care value and service to patients and the community. His other passions center around his family, including two wonderful daughters, and jazz/blues guitar.