Dr. Meika Roberson has extensive experience overseeing medical staff. At CarePoint Health, she has served as Assistant Chief Medical Officer and Chief of Emergency Medicine, and is co-chair of the hospital-wide emergency management team. She worked as an attending physician at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York and Mount Sinai Queens as Director of Urgent Care, Director of the Physician Assistant Program and Chair of the Disaster Planning Committee. Prior to joining CarePoint Health, she served as the Vice-Chair of the Emergency Department, and Medical Director at St. Luke’s Cornwall in Upstate New York.
Dr. Roberson, who is board certified in Emergency Medicine, earned a bachelor’s degree from Emory University in Atlanta, GA. She earned a PhD from Howard University and a Master’s in Management with a concentration in healthcare from New York University Wagner School of Public Service. Dr. Roberson completed a general surgery internship at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center and completed residency in Emergency Medicine at Brooklyn Hospital Center.
Among her many accomplishments, Dr. Roberson assisted with the medical direction of the hospital evacuation during Super Storm Sandy and worked diligently to ensure that the Emergency Department remained open to serve the residents of Hoboken.
She has appeared as a medical correspondent for NBC Nightly News to discuss the flu epidemic, Meningitis outbreak, and Ebola preparedness. She is a member of the American Board of Emergency Medicine, the American College of Physician Executives and the American Medical Association. She has also received DQE HICS (Hospital Incident Command System) training.