Vascular Surgery Providers


  • Delta Medix Provider - Dr. James Roche, Vascular Doctor
    Areas of Specialty:
    Vascular Surgery, General Surgery

    James Roche, MD, FACS

    General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
    300 Lackawanna Ave, Unit 200
    Scranton, PA 18503

    Dr. James Roche was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania and attended The University of Scranton, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree and graduated magna cum laude. Dr. Roche received his Doctorate of Medicine from Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, and his surgical training from St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey.

    Dr. Roche is Board Certified and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He established his surgical practice in Scranton in 1991 and has special interest and extensive training in the areas of vascular diseases and laparoscopic surgery.

    He is Co-Director of the Delta Medix Vascular Lab and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at The Commonwealth Medical College.

Nurse Practitioners

  • Delta Medix Provider - Melanie Heard, CRNP
    Areas of Specialty:
    Vascular Surgery

    Melanie Heard, C.R.N.P.

    300 Lackawanna Ave, Unit 200,
    Scranton, PA 18503

    Melanie Heard, C.R.N.P. graduated from Wilkes University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing in 2006. She earned a Master of Science Degree in Nursing, specializing as a Nurse Practitioner, from The University of Scranton in May, 2013.

    Ms. Heard is Nationally Certified through the American Nursing Credentialing Center. After graduation, she joined Delta Medix, in both the Pulmonary and Vascular departments, working as a Nurse Practitioner. She is a member of the Nurse Practitioners of Northeastern Pennsylvania.