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Merle Myerson, MD
Director, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Pre-Exercise Heart Screening Program, Mount Sinai Health System
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Affiliated with:
Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Roosevelt
Center, Institute, ProgramUniversity Medical Practice Associates
Medical SpecialtyCardiology
Clinical Interests
Heart Disease
Heart Disease in Women
High Cholesterol
Preventive Cardiology
Lipid management, cardiac rehabilitation, sports cardiology and pre-exercise screening, cardiac care of patients with HIV disease
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Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Internal Medicine, 1999 American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, 2003
Medical SchoolState University of New York Health Science Center, 1993
Residency TrainingInternal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 1993‑1996
FellowshipCardiology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, 1998‑2001 Preventive Cardiology/Cardiovascular Epidemiology, The Mary Imogene Basset Hospital, Cooperstown, NY, 1996‑1997
Academic AppointmentIcahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
From the doctorDr. Myerson is a cardiologist and specialist in several areas related to heart health:

• Prevention of heart attack and stroke through the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular risk factors such as hypertension, high cholesterol, and smoking

• Screening for heart problems for competitive athletes and others who want to exercise or be more active

• Care for people who are living with HIV and have cardiovascular disease or risk factors

Dr. Myerson welcomes referrals for a one-time consultation or ongoing management. Patients who can benefit from evaluation include those with

• Risk factors for heart disease, stroke, or peripheral vascular disease

• Hard-to-control blood pressure or cholesterol and having side effects of medication

• Diabetes

• HIV-positive status

• Have a family history of heart disease or stroke and want to reduce their risk for having these events

To learn more about Dr. Myerson's Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Program at Mount Sinai St. Luke's.

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To learn more about Dr. Myerson's Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Program at Mount Sinai Roosevelt.

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Dr. Myerson is a contributor to dLife , the premiere platform to inform, inspire and connect people with diabetes.

Dr. Myerson is a blogger on Sharecare, an online platform that allows you to ask questions and get answers from trusted healthcare experts.

Dr. Myerson has been selected as one of Castle Connolly's Top Doctors, 2012
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