Roberta Locko

Roberta Camille Locko



  • Director of Radiology 
  • Previous President of the Executive Committee of the Medical Board (NYCH+H/Harlem) 
  • Experience in Residency Education
  • Clinical Professor of Radiology/Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Dr. Roberta Locko’s expertise includes not only experience in diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine but also in performance improvement, quality, safety, and risk management serving on multiple hospital and national committees. She is a strong proponent of the national initiatives on dose, (Image Gently and Image Wisely) as well as Choosing Wisely which fosters appropriate utilization of imaging examinations.

Professional Experience

  • New York City Health + Hospitals/Harlem, Director of Radiology/Chief of Nuclear Medicine, New York, New York, USA
  • NYCHHC/Generations+/Northern Manhattan Health Network, Former Network Director of Radiology

Professional Affiliations or Certifications

  • Certified in Medical Quality, American Board of Medical Quality (CMQ)
  • Certification in Health Care Quality and Management, American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (CHCQM) 
  • Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS)
  • Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM)
  • Diplomate, American Board of Radiology with Special Competence in Nuclear Radiology
  • Diplomate, American Board of Nuclear Medicine
  • Diplomate, American Board of Science in Nuclear Medicine with Special Competence in Physics and Instrumentation and NMR Physics and Instrumentation
  • Distinguished Fellow of the American College of Medical Quality (DFACMQ)
  • Fellow of the American College of Radiology (FACR)
  • Fellow of the American College of Nuclear Medicine (FACNM)
  • Fellow of the American College of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (FABQAURP)
  • Fellow of the Executive Leadership for Women in Academic Medicine 
  • Green Certification/LEAN/ NYC H+H
  • Harvard Macy Scholar/Educators in the Health Professions
  • Member, American College of Radiology, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, American College of Medical Quality, American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine, American College of Physician Executives, American Association of Physician Leadership, American College of Healthcare Executives et. al.
  • Editor-in-Chief, Handbook of Quality and Safety in Medical imaging (in preparation/SpringerNature) 


  • Doctor of Medicine, The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington DC, USA
  • Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, Manhattanville College, Purchase, New York, USA
  • Executive Certificate, Healthcare Delivery Management, NYU/Stern School of Business, New York, New York, USA