Dr. Michael Merkin, MD

Dr. Michael Merkin, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Merkin, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Edison, NJ. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 33 years.

34-36 Progress St Ste B3

Edison, NJ 08820

Contact Information

(908) 757-6633

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Headache
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vertigo
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Merkin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Merkin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merkin to family and friends
2.5
based on 14 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Merkin's Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Union, NJ |
Went to office for a consult. Paid normal specialist co-pay. 5 months later being told that they billed our insurance company as if this doctor's office visit in their shabby little split level building was an out patient hospital visit. Have spent two weeks now trying to contact their office. You...more
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in Highland Park. New Jersey |
My daughter saw Dr Merkin for tremors and neirocognitive symptoms at the referral of her treating doctor. Dr. Merkin was rude, dismissive and failed to actually get to know they presenting complaints. As my daughter is often. In a cognitive fog and therefore obviously a poor informant on her...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Merkin accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Merkin has admitting privileges

JFK Medical Center
65 James St
Edison, NJ 08820
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