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Located in New York

The cross road of the world


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Richard G. 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.

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Dr Merkler has cared for my daughter since her birth in 2010. Always caring, attentive, and patient.

Nemisis K.

As the parent who has children that are patients of Dr. Merkler I'm always satisfied with the service he provides for them

Ivy C.

Beyond competent care provided consistently, and very thorough. I am extremely satisfied with the care and attention provided to my children. I highly recommend Dr. Merkler.

Tina J.

Dr. Merkler is kind and patient; his office is safe (only 1 kid/parent allowed in the waiting room at this time), and there are no unexpected charges. We are very happy. Thank you Dr. Merkler!

Maya E.

Attentive and Kind

Lori G.

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