Gregory Roth, MD, MBA, FACEP
Dr. Gregory Roth is the Chief of Emergency Medicine and Hospitalist Services, contracted through Envision Physician Services, and a member of the Family Medicine Residency faculty at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center (GCRMC). Dr. Roth will oversee the Emergency Medicine and Adult Inpatient Service curriculum and rotation.
Dr. Roth was raised in Allentown, Pennsylvania. During his undergraduate years at DeSales University, he had an interest in both finance and healthcare. Ultimately, he was called to medicine and received his medical degree from The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in May of 1992. He completed his Emergency Medicine residency at York Hospital/Pennsylvania State University in 1995. He remained on staff as an Attending Physician for a year after he graduated from York to continue to supervisor EM and many other residents prior to moving to Texas in November of 1996.
The CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Healthcare system in San Antonio, TX is the site of two very respectable residencies in Family Medicine and Pediatrics. Dr. Roth supervised these residents during their Emergency Department rotations and was the System Medical Director for this six-hospital system during the majority of those years assisting each residency director create meaningful ED rotations. Some of his other prior positions include Emergency Medicine Department Chairman and several Emergency Department (ED) Medical Directorships, Vice Chairman – Emergency Medicine, Trauma Medical Director, Chief of Staff and Regional Medical Director.
In 2015, Dr. Roth was awarded the “Commitment to Care” (Physician of the Year) Award at EmCare’s (now Envision Physician Services) annual leadership conference. He was chosen for his clinical skills, ability to teach and effectiveness of leading teams from a pool of over 9,000 fellow physicians. In May of 2016, Dr. Roth graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Massachusetts’s MBA program. This additional knowledge will assist him in educating future clinicians on some of the business aspects of medicine, which many physicians currently lack.
Dr. Roth brings to GCRMC over 24 years of clinical knowledge and 20 years of leadership experience. He has practiced emergency medicine in academic and private (urban, suburban and rural) hospitals. He has had the privilege of both instructing and supervising physician assistant students, nurse practitioner students, medical students, and residents in emergency medicine, family medicine and looks forward to continue to assist in educating new students of Primary Care and Emergency Medicine roles.