Richard G. Merkler, MD, FAAP

Pediatrician located in Midtown West, New York, NY

Richard G. Merkler, MD, FAAP, is a general pediatrician who has spent the majority of his career working on the west side of Manhattan in New York City. He values the diversity among his patients, who have come to the city from a wide array of rich backgrounds, experiences, and cultures. While he takes pleasure in caring for children, he specializes in the treatment of children with special needs, including prematurity, cerebral palsy, asthma, ADHD, autism, and rare genetic syndromes.

Dr. Merkler earned his medical degree from the NYU School of Medicine, finished his residency at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, and has been practicing for over 20 years — authoring a medical journal publication during that time. Dr. Merkler is an AAP Fellow and Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

When parents are seeking the right doctor for well-child care or a specialist for complex diagnoses in children, Dr. Merkler is a great fit.

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Richard Merkler, MD, FAAP

Richard G. Merkler, MD, FAAP, is a general pediatrician who has spent the majority of his career working on the west side of Manhattan in New York City. He values the diversity among his patients, who have come to the city from a wide array of rich backgrounds, experiences, and cultures. While he takes pleasure in caring for children, he specializes in the treatment of children with special needs, including prematurity, cerebral palsy, asthma, ADHD, autism, and rare genetic syndromes.

Dr. Merkler earned his medical degree from the NYU School of Medicine, finished his residency at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, and has been practicing for over 20 years — authoring a medical journal publication during that time. Dr. Merkler is an AAP Fellow and Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

When parents are seeking the right doctor for well-child care or a specialist for complex diagnoses in children, Dr. Merkler is a great fit.


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We offer same day appointments!

Dr. Merkler is multilingual! Offering Pediatric care to French & Spanish speakers.

Insurance

We accept the majority of health insurance plans. Please contact our office if you do not see yours listed or have any other questions.

1199 National Benefit Fund
Aetna
Affinity
BCBS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
EmblemHealth
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Fidelis
GHI
Great West
Health First
HealthFirst
HIP
MagnaCare
Metroplus

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Richard Merkler, MD, FAAP
315 W 57th St, Suite 301
Midtown West

New York, NY 10019
Phone: 917-819-2385
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917-819-2385