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Clinician Spotlight: Edward Parker Hays, Jr. MD FACEP

For medical school, you attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL. Tell us about why it made the top of your list: My parents met at Cook County Hospital in the 1940s when my dad was an intern and my mother an OR nurse. The school was...

Provider Spotlight: Elizabeth G. Rossitch, MD

For Medical school, you attended the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Tell us about why it made the top of your list: I grew up in Concord and knew I wanted to stay in North Carolina once I finished school.  Brody’s program provided a variety of...

Provider Spotlight: Bryon Ladd, Jr., PA-C

Please tell us which program you chose for your Physician Assistant studies? Why did this program make the top of your list? For my PA studies, I attended The University of Tampa (UT) where I graduated from my undergraduate studies. UT had just started their PA...

Provider Spotlight: Ryan McBeth, MD

An average day at work as an emergency physician for Dr. McBeth may include unscheduled trauma patients, difficult procedures, and quick thinking. In a role that is frequently demanding and highly complex, he relies on his clinical experience and instinct to make...

Clinician Spotlight: William (Billy) Malone, PA-C, CAQ-EM

The role of a physician assistant (PA) is demanding, but the variety and challenge of the job is exactly what drew Billy Malone to his profession. “Every day I go to work hoping to make a difference, even if for just one person,” Billy says. “It keeps me wanting to...

Clinician Spotlight: Milap Mehta, MD, MBA

For Dr. Mehta, one of the best parts of being a MEMA physician is working alongside one of the most renowned groups of clinicians in the region at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center – the very hospital in which he was born. An even greater reward comes through...

MEMA Provider Spotlight: Laura M. Hays, MD, FACEP, Medical Director

For Medical school, you attended the Tufts University School of Medicine. Tell us about why it made the top of your list: Aside from its reputation for world-class academics and diverse clinical experiences, TUSM is located in the heart of one of my favorite cities –...

MEMA Physicians Honored as Top Doctors by Business North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (January 5, 2022) — Business North Carolina has named several Mid-Atlantic Emergency Medical Associates (MEMA) physicians to its 2021 Top Doctors list. The annual recognition is a peer-driven list that acknowledges the work of some of North Carolina’s...

MEMA to Staff Rowan Medical Center Emergency Department

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (January 4, 2021) — Mid-Atlantic Emergency Medical Associates (MEMA) has been selected to provide staff for the emergency department (ED) at Novant Health’s Rowan Medical Center in Salisbury, extending its longstanding relationship with Novant Health...

MEMA Physician Spotlight: Kathleen Richard, MD

For Medical school, you attended the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Tell us about why it made the top of your list.   When searching for the right medical school, I was instantly struck by the friendliness of the people at Wake Forest and it quickly rose...

MEMA Provider Spotlight: Jonthomas Elsasser, MS, PA-C

Please tell us which program you chose for your Physician Assistant studies? Why did this program make the top of your list? I attended Hofstra University on Long Island, NY for both my undergraduate and Master’s in PA Studies. During my undergraduate years, I was...

MEMA Physician Spotlight: Sankalp Puri, MD FACEP

Tell us about which medical school you attended and why it made the top of your list. Growing up as a first-generation immigrant here in Charlotte, I was the youngest and first of my siblings with the opportunity to head outside Charlotte for college. I attended...

MEMA Physician Spotlight: Gloria Tsan, MD, FACEP

For medical school, please share which school you attended and tell us about why it made the top of your list. I attended State University of New York Brooklyn (SUNY) Downstate College of Medicine. I chose this medical school because I wanted to train in NYC. And you...