James Kirkland Roberts, MD

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Neurology at CUMC

Current Administrative Positions

  • Chief, Division of Multispecialty Neurology
  • Director, General Neurology Program
  • Director, Dizziness, Vertigo, and Balance Center
James Kirkland Roberts, MD

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.

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Neurology
    Division of Multispecialty Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Vascular Neurology
  • Neurology

Areas of Expertise

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

Education and Training

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
  • 1989 New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: 1992 NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical C
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: 1997 NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical C

Locations

  • CUMC/Neurological Institute of New York

    710 West 168th Street
    2-246
    New York, NY 10032
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-6876
    Phone:
    (212) 305-6876
    Fax:
    (212) 305-4268
  • ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

    51 West 51st Street
    380
    New York, NY 10019
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-6876
    Phone:
    (212) 305-6876
    Fax:
    (212) 305-4268
  • ColumbiaDoctors Tarrytown

    155 White Plains Road
    W100
    Tarrytown, NY 10591
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-6876
    Phone:
    (212) 305-6876
    Fax:
    (212) 305-4268

Centers / Institutes / Programs

  • Dizziness, Vertigo, And Balance Center

Practices and Centers

  • ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
  • ColumbiaDoctors Tarrytown

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Insurance Programs

Please contact the provider's office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NYP Employee Plan, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • AgeWell [Medicare Managed Care, Special Needs Plan]
  • Capital District Physician Health Plan [Capital District Physician Health Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [EPO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • MVP Health Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-6876

Honors and 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