Skip to main content
Ken Roberts wearing a grey tie
Chief Executive Officer
Mather Hospital

Since 1986, Kenneth Roberts has been president of Mather Hospital, leading the community hospital to grow into one of the most respected and highly ranked hospitals on Long Island.

Mr. Roberts oversees day-to-day operations and strategic planning to achieve patient satisfaction, quality, operational and financial goals. He has guided multiple expansion projects, including the Emergency Department, Surgery Center, Medical Arts Building and a new 35-bed Intermediate Patient Care Unit.

In recent years, Mather has started a graduate medical education program, implemented cutting-edge technologies including CyberKnifeTM and robotic surgery, and acquired primary care physician and specialty practices to form Harbor View Medical Services, PC, a multidisciplinary group of more than 40 providers. Mather has been recognized by national organizations for exceptional patient satisfaction, patient safety and quality care. It earned Magnet® recognition for exemplary nursing and patient care in 2013.

Mr. Roberts serves as president and member of the Board of Directors of Mather Hospital, Mather Health System, Inc. and the JTM Health Facilities Foundation. He is also on the board of Island Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Externally, Mr. Roberts serves on several boards. He is vice president and treasurer of the Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company and a member of its Board of Directors and Executive Committee; chair of the Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council; and a member of the Board of Directors of the Hospital Association of New York State. Mr. Roberts is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, recipient of the 2011 Monsignor Thomas J. Hartman Humanitarian Award and the 2015 Long Island Business News Outstanding CEO Award.

Prior to being named president of Mather, Mr. Roberts served as senior vice president and associate director. He previously was assistant director of administration and administrative resident at South Nassau Communities Hospital, and a senior staff assistant for Group Health Incorporated.

Mr. Roberts received an MBA in Finance from Hofstra University; a Master of Public Administration in Health Policy, Planning and Administration from New York University and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from SUNY Oneonta.

The latest news for Ken Roberts
The Entenmann bakery business began in Brooklyn in 1898, and its baked goods became after-dinner favorites in households throughout the nation. When the Entenmann family decided to sell the renowned business in 1978, then-company chairman Robert Entenmann began looking for new outlets for his energ…
Physicians, nurses and other clinical staff at Peconic Bay Medical Center (PBMC) underwent final simulation training today as the hospital prepares to open its new cardiac catheterization laboratory on Monday, October 16...
Northwell Health's Peconic Bay Medical Center broke ground today to begin the two-year project of the critical care tower. The new "cath labs" will be the first facilities of their kind on the East End, and they have the potential to save hundreds of lives each year...