Dr. Edward Merker, MD

Dr. Edward Merker, MD

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Family Medicine  ·  
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62 y/o
(18)

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Dr. Edward Merker, MD is a family medicine specialist in Pleasantville, NY and has been practicing for 37 years. He specializes in family medicine.Read his story

North Star Medical Group

180 Marble Ave

Pleasantville, NY 10570
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • Locals (any local)

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Dr. Merker's Experience

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Dr. Merker's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Merker's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Merker "Dr. Edward L. Merker is board certified in Family Medicine and has been practicing in Pleasantville, New York since 1985. He attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and did his internship and residency in Family Medicine at Overlook Hospital in Summit, New Jersey, a prior Columbia University affiliated institution. During his last year of residency, he served as Chief Resident of the Family Medicine Program at Overlook. Dr. Merker was a physician at Yale Health Plan before opening a private practice. Dr. Merker is a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care and attends to patients in numerous nursing homes and assisted living facilities as well as providing care to patients in his private office."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Merker "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

221  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Overlook Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Overlook Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Merker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Merker's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merker to family and friends
18 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (4)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Merker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Merker has been physician for more than 30 years. He is perceptive and caring, and a finy fine person.
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