Meet the Doctor
Dr. Roach is a board-certified pediatrician who has practiced medicine in Paducah since 2005.
He is a native of Fulton, Kentucky and a graduate of Fulton City High School. He completed his bachelor’s degree at the University of Tennessee, Martin. He attended medical school at the University of Louisville where he served as president of his medical school class for four years. While there he received awards for contributions to the school and his compassionate approach toward patients. He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
Dr. Roach completed pediatric training at LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital through the University of Tennessee, Memphis. He has training in non-operative orthopedics and sports medicine from the Campbell Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee.
Dr. Roach has special interests in:
- behavioral disorders
- mental health of children and adolescents
- autism spectrum disorder
- attention-deficit disorder
- non-operative orthopedics & sports medicine
- childhood diabetes
- care of special needs children
- internationally adopted children
Dr. Roach keeps up-to-date on new research and advances in pediatrics and adolescent medicine. He believes in giving patients what they need, not necessarily what they want. Dr. Roach does not agree with prescribing antibiotics unnecessarily, but prescribes treatment necessary for a particular illness. His philosophy as a physician is to treat other people’s children the way he would treat his own.
He is a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church and is actively involved in the Boy Scouts of America. He is an avid reader and movie enthusiast. Much of his free time is spent with his wife and their 5 children.