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Merle Myerson, MD, EdD, FACC
Director, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Program

Dr. Myerson graduated from Columbia University, Barnard College. She received her medical degree from the State University of New York and completed her internal medicine residency from Duke University Medical Center. She subsequently completed a clinical fellowship in Cardiology from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Myerson also holds a doctorate in Applied Physiology from Columbia University and post-doctoral work in preventive cardiology and epidemiology and in basic lipid research. She is board-certified in both internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. Dr. Myerson was also named a "New York Super Doctor 2008" by Key Professional Media.

She joined St. Luke's-Roosevelt in 2005 and also has an appointment in the Department of Epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University. Prior to coming to the Hospital she was a Medical Officer at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health. She is actively involved in research for the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Dr. Myerson also has expertise in helping patients with diabetes and is a contributor on dLife, the premier platform to inform, inspire and connect people with diabetes.

After your initial evaluation with Dr. Myerson, you may also be evaluated by one or more of the following providers or services below.

Merle Myerson, MD, EdD, FACC
Lipid Testing and Evaluation Services, Exercise Testing and Counseling

Carolyn Brockington, MD
Stroke Prevention Services

Mark Sherrid, MD
Echocardiography/Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Program

Mary O'Sullivan, MD

Blandine LaFerrere, MD
Diabetes and Obesity Services

Midtown Nutrition
Diet and Weight Loss Counseling

Medicare and most insurance plans are accepted. Please inquire about specialized advanced testing procedures as they may require self-pay.

 

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