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James R. Roberts

James R. Roberts, MD, FAAEM, FACEP


Department: Emergency Medicine

Specialties: Emergency Medicine, Medical Toxicology


  • MD - Jefferson Medical College
  • Geology, Cum Laude - Lafayette College

Clinical Background

Dr. James Roberts is board certified in medical toxicology and emergency medicine. He is a certified medical review officer. Dr. Roberts sees patients in Center City Philadelphia.

Dr. Roberts is also director of the Institute for the Treatment of Poisonous Bites and Stings at Mercy Philadelphia Hospital.

Affiliated Hospitals: Mercy Health Systems: Mercy Philadelphia and Mercy Fitzgerald Hospitals

Professional Activities

  • Senior advisor, Philadelphia Poison Control Center
  • Medical consultant, Philadelphia Zoo
  • Chairman, editorial board, Emergency Medicine News

In the News

Clinical Services

Medical toxicology, Emergency medical procedures


  • Medical Toxicology - Bellevue Hospital/New York University


  • Medical College of Pennsylvania

James Roberts, MD, is professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine.

In the Media