James Kirkland Roberts, MD

Neurology, Stroke & Cerebrovascular Neurology, Vascular Neurology
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Dr. James Kirkland (Kirk) Roberts received an A.B. from Dartmouth College and his M.D. from Cornell University. He then completed residencies in internal medicine and neurology at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, followed by fellowship training in stroke and cerebrovascular diseases. Since 1997, his focus is on clinical practice. He sees all types of neurological disorders, but has a special interest in dizziness, vertigo, and balance problems.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Balance Disorder
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Dizziness
  • Stroke
  • Transient Cerebral Ischemia
  • Vertigo

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Neurology at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Chief, Division of General Neurology
  • Director, General Neurology Program
  • Director, Dizziness, Vertigo, and Balance Program

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Male

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710 West 168th Street
Suite 2-246
New York, NY 10032
155 White Plains Road
Suite W100
Tarrytown, NY 10591
500 Grand Avenue
Suite 101
Englewood, NJ 07631

Insurance Accepted


  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs


  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty


  • Special Needs


  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology

Honors & Awards

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area, 2012, 2013
  • New York Magazine's Best Doctors in 2012
  • Neurological consultant to the New York Yankees
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