Dr. James McKinney Joins NHRMC Physician Group-Neurology

October 08, 2015
James McKinney Neuro

WILMINGTON, NC – NHRMC Physician Group - Neurology is pleased to welcome James S. McKinney, MD, to the practice. Dr. McKinney specializes in vascular neurology and will serve as medical director of the NHRMC Stroke Program. 

“Dr. McKinney brings a level of expertise to the program that will provide immeasurable benefits to our patients," said Matthew Kalp, MD, PhD, of NHRMC Physician Group - Neurology. “He joins us in our dedication to providing high quality patient care and will help to elevate our team as we continue to provide comprehensive neurologic services to the region."

Dr. McKinney recently served as the medical director of the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Comprehensive Stroke Center and as an associate professor in the Department of Neurology at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, NJ. He earned his medical degree from St. George's University School of Medicine in Grenada, WI. His extensive postgraduate training includes an internship at Seton Hall University St. Michael's Medical Center in Newark, NJ; a neurology residency at Seton Hall's New Jersey Neuroscience Institute, and a vascular neurology fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. McKinney is board certified in vascular neurology and neurocritical care and is a fellow of the American Heart Association.

Dr. McKinney will be providing care for inpatients at New Hanover Regional Medical Center's main campus.

About NHRMC Physician Group

The NHRMC Physician Group is committed to providing the highest quality health care to residents of southeastern North Carolina. With more than 200 providers in both primary care and specialty fields, the NHRMC Physician Group's doctors can focus on providing the best medical care to their patients while benefiting from the shared resources of New Hanover Regional Medical Center.  To better serve patients' needs, NHRMC Physician Group practices are located throughout southeastern North Carolina. Visit www.nhrmcphysiciangroup.org for a complete list of NHRMC Physician Group providers or call 910.662.7500 to schedule an appointment with a neurologist.