Dr. Natalie Roche received her Baccalaureate degree in Biology from Barnard College, and Doctor of Medicine degree from Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, both in New York. She completed her residency in Obstetrics at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City in 1984.
Dr. Roche began her career as a clinical instructor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Yale University 1984-85, and subsequently became an Assistant Professor at Charles Drew University School of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles. She served as an attending physician at King/Drew Medical Center, as well as the Medical Director of the Women’s Health Care Team, part of the Public Health Programs in Los Angeles. In 1987, Dr. Roche came back to the East Coast as an Attending physician at the Hospital of St. Raphael’s Obstetrics, Gynecology Department in New Haven, CT. From 1988 to 2000, she worked in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. During her tenure at Beth Israel, Dr. Roche served in a variety of roles including physician in charge of ambulatory Ob/Gyn, obstetrics service and gynecology service. She became Associate Chairperson of Ob/Gyn in 1991 and subsequently became Associate Medical Director of the Philipp’s ambulatory care center. From 1991 to 2000, Dr. Roche was Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Albert Einstein School of Medicine in New York.
In 2000, Dr. Roche became the Attending Physician at University Hospital’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Newark and Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School. She is currently Director of Gynecology Services and Family Planning Services at University Hospital. Dr. Roche provides Gynecology services to infectious disease patients, pediatric patients, and patients with mental and physical disabilities. She also provides addiction medicine services to obstetrical and gynecological patients.
Dr. Roche is presently an associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health at the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. She is also the Director of the Generalist Division in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr. Roche is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Addiction Medicine by ASAM.