Dr. Edward Merker, MD

Dr. Edward Merker, MD

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Family Medicine  |  
Male  |  
61 y/o
(17)

Accepting new patients

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.

North Star Medical Group

180 Marble Ave

Pleasantville, NY 10570
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Accepted insurance

  • 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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Care Philosophy

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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
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Physical Examination

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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NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Merker is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Merker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merker to family and friends
2.9
based on 17 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in New Rochelle, NY |
Dr. Merker has been physician for more than 30 years. He is perceptive and caring, and a finy fine person.
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Dr. Merker accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
    Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
  • Anthem
    Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Connecticare
    Connecticare HMO
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    GHI PPO
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Pathway Enhanced Guided Access
    Prism Blue Priority EPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthFirst
    ABCD HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
    MagnaCare PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

Hospitals where Dr. Merker has admitting privileges

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital
55 Palmer Ave
Bronxville, NY 10708
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