Roberto C. Portela, MD, FACEP

Associate Professor
EMS Medical Director, Pitt County
EMS Fellowship Program Director
Phone 252-744-2154
Fax: 252-744-4125


  • Residency: University of Puerto Rico
  • MD: University of Puerto Rico
  • BS: University of Puerto Rico

Clinical Interests

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine, EMS Subspecialty
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • EMS (out-of-the-hospital care)
  • Air Medical Transport


  • Associate Medical Director – ECU Health Medical Transport
  • Medical Corps – US Army Reserve


East Carolina University
Brody School of Medicine
Resident Lecture Series
EMS Base Station Course
May 6, 2014

Public Service

  • ECU Football Medical Coverage
  • Cherry Point Airshow Volunteer Medical Coverage