Meet Our Team

It’s important to us that you get the opportunity to meet all the members of our team. Every single person has an important role and is a valued member of your spine team. We want you to get to know the different people and how their job helps with your spine care.

Clinical Spine Nurse

 

Erin Roberts, RN

 

Erin Roberts, RN, attended the University of Alabama in Birmingham where she received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She and her husband moved to the Mobile in 2017. She has been working with USA Health for about two years. She started in the operating room at USA Health University Hospital and then transitioned to the Strada Center to work with Dr. Menger and the USA neurosurgery department. Erin is very excited to be part of the USA Spine Team and hopes to provide the best possible service to patients and their families.

Patient Navigator and Coordinator

 

Haley Kirby, MS.Ed, ATC/L

 

Haley Kirby, M.S.Ed, ATC/L, is the patient navigator and coordinator for the Spine Institute of the South. She graduated from Troy University with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training before going on to complete her master's in exercise physiology at The University of Texas at Austin. She comes to the Spine Institute of the South from USA Health's Pandemic Testing Center where she helped run the COVID-19 testing initiative for patients, first responders and city officials. Haley will be working closely with surgical and non-surgical patients to track their care in order to assure patient satisfaction while working as a steward of their resources.

Spine Clinic Physician Assistant

 

Marcelo Gerjoi, PA-C

 

Marcelo Gerjoi, PA-C, attended the Interservice Physician Assistant Program at Joint Base Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. He is nationally certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, and he is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) and the Florida Association of Physician Assistants (FAPA). In addition to English, he speaks Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese. He currently serves as an officer in the United States Army Reserves.

Patient Access Representative

 

Emanuel Eskridge, BS

 

Emanuel is originally from Pascagoula, MS. He graduated Pascagoula High School in the top ten percent of his class. From there he attended the University of South Alabama on the Presidential Scholarship. 

Inpatient Nursing Coordinator

 

Carmen Morehead, RN

 

Carmen Morehead, RN, is the Clinical Nurse Facilitator for the Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit at University Hospital and the inpatient coordinator for the Spine Team. She graduated from the University of South Alabama College of Nursing in 2013 and worked in the Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit at University Hospital for five years before transitioning to a leadership role. She is currently earning a master’s degree as a Clinical Nurse Leader while continuing to work closely with patients both in the Intensive Care Unit and Progressive Care Unit to coordinate care transition and readmission prevention.

Physician Assistants

 

  • Katie Kings, PA

  • Nathanial Stuck, PA

  • Robin Shoemaker, PA

Pain Management

 

 

 

Plastic Surgery

 

 

 

Neuroradiology

 

 

 

Neurosurgery ICU

 

Nurse Practitioners

 

  • Nikki Chason, NP

  • Joy Giambrone, NP

  • Tracy Bartel, NP

  • Devon Hudson, NP

Interventional Radiology

 

 

Integrative Wellness

 

 

 

Hospitalist team

Copyright © USA Health 2020

spine_institute_of_the_south_space.png