Conditions Dr. Roach Treats
- Work Injuries
About Dr. Roach
Philosophy of care
"Be A Rainbow In Someone Else's Cloud," Maya Angelou advises, and I wholeheartedly agree we should interact with others in a positive and motivating way. In doing so, I hope to inspire you to boost your outlook and make your day a more pleasant one. Kindness and positive thoughts encourage positive health outcomes.
Why I entered medicine
My father was a U.S. Army medic who regularly talked to my brother and me about basic emergency medical care, oceanography and outdoor activities. His words helped steer me in the direction of science and medicine. And after eagerly having my uncle explain to me his fresh post-cardiac surgery chest "zipper," I was hooked. It was then, at age 5, that I told my parents I wanted to be a doctor. Subsequent family medical events strengthened my decision.
I have mentored youths interested in medicine, worked with a church health ministry team and spoke on a hospital community health care awareness panel in New Jersey.
I spend my free time in pursuit of health, wellness and reading. I also enjoy travel and outdoor activities, such as water sports, skating and skiing.
Douglass College/Rutgers University, BA - Biology, 1984
UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School, MD - Doctor of Medicine, 1994
Transitional, Overlook Hospital, Summit, NJ
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
Occupational Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
American Board of Preventive Medicine - Occupational Medicine