About Us

History

Founded in 1976, Mid-Atlantic Emergency Associates,PLLC (MEMA), is a physician owned practice providing emergency and acute medical care throughout greater Charlotte and the Piedmont area of North Carolina. The administrative office conducts operations and finance with a dedicated and well-qualified staff. The ultimate responsibility of group management, decision-making and leadership falls to the elected Board of Directors. The Officers and Medical Directors also work closely with the leadership on the hospital side towards excellence in patient care and customer service.

Working Today Towards the Future

The strength of MEMA lies within its’ membership. The success and growth of the group is based on a history of providing quality physician services and a continued commitment and dedication to excellence in emergency care. Our practice is supported by outstanding clinical practitioners and by strong leaders in Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. MEMA has, within the group, 23 current or former Medical Directors/Assistant Medical Directors, 19 former Chief Residents, 11 former Attending Physicians from Academia, 2 Past-Presidents of the NC College of Emergency Physicians, 2 current and 2 former members of the NC College of Emergency Physicians Board of Directors, 1 former Chief of Staff, 1 former Presbyterian Healthcare Physician of the Year, 1 representative to the American College of Emergency Physicians Reimbursement Committee, and 1 member of the North Carolina Medical Board. There are currently 56 MEMA physicians. 37 physicians are shareholders. MEMA has 25 Advanced Practice Providers (APPs), including both Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners.

Our Mission

Our vision is to grow with quality in emergency services and acute care medical services with various partners throughout the Carolinas. MEMA associates strive to:
• Provide exceptional emergency and acute medical care
• Provide exceptional personal service to patients and health care partners
• Nurture the professional and personal growth of our shareholders and employees
• Practice cost-effective medicine while remaining the patient advocate

Services

MEMA provides numerous programs that maintain our high level of excellence. We have the expertise and experience to provide patient focused, client-driven Emergency Care utilizing a pro-active management approach. MEMA is versatile enough to handle a multitude of issues unique to a hospital-based practice management environment. We tailor our complete range of services to the individual needs of each facility. Here are some of the services we provide:

• Facility Leadership/Full Time Medical Direction
• Corporate Leadership
• Staff Development/Recruiting
• Problem Solving
• EMS Relations/Medical Direction
• Medical Staff Liaison
• Education
• Marketing
• Patient Satisfaction
• Patient Flow
• Billing
• Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement/Risk Management