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Roland Thomas Keddie

Roland Thomas Keddie was American physician and health facility administrator, retired lawyer. Diplomate American Board Family Practice. Bar: Pennsylvania 1970.


  • Keddie, Roland Thomas was born on October 21, 1928 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Barkeley and Jessie E. (Keddie) Isenberg.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science cum laude, University Pittsburgh, 1956. Doctor of Medicine, University Pittsburgh, 1957. Juris Doctor, University Pittsburgh, 1970.


    • Intern St. Josephs Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1958. Practice medicine specializing in emergency medicine and family practice, 1958—2003. Retired, 2003

      Medical director Westmoreland Manor, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, 1971.

      Director emergency department Connemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital, Johnston, Pennsylvania, 1976-1977, Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1978-1980, chairman department emergency services McKeesport (Pennsylvania) Hospital, 1980-1983, director emergency medicine residency program. President EmergiCenters Inc., 1983-1997. Chairman department family practice St. Clair Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1990-1993.

      President Emergency Medical Services Institute, 1982-1985. Adjunct professor University Pittsburgh School Nursing. Consultant in field.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Family Practice. Bar: Pennsylvania 1970.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Served with United States Navy, 1946-1947, 50-52. Member American College Emergency Physicians (life, board directors Pennsylvania chapter 1977-1981, 83-86, vice president 1980-1981, president 1985-1986), Pennsylvania Medical Society, Hospital Association Pennsylvania (member professional practice committee 1981-1982), Allegheny County Bar Association, American Medical Association (Physicians Recognition award 1974, 77, 80), Allegheny County Medical Society, Pennsylvania Emergency Health Services Council (director 1980), Society Teachers Emergency Medicine, Beta Beta Beta.


    • Married Suzanne M. Seno, February 6, 1978. 1 child, Dawn Michelle. Children by previous marriage: Roland, Thomas, Francis, Robert, Michael, Karen, Andrew, Rosemary.
    • father: John Barkeley Isenberg
    • mother: Jessie E. (Keddie) Isenberg
    • spouse: Suzanne M. Seno
    • child: Dawn Michelle Keddie
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    Born October 21, 1928