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Merle Myerson, M.D.

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 and Exercise Physiology from Columbia University and post-doctoral work in preventive cardiology and epidemiology and in basic lipid research. She is board-certified in cardiovascular disease medicine. 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.

Practice Overview
The Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Program at St. Luke\'s and Roosevelt Hospitals on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, is dedicated to improving the quality of life of patients with heart and vascular disease and identifying and reducing the risk factors for those who could potentially be afflicted. The program is part of the outstanding heart and vascular disease resources available at St. Luke\'s and Roosevelt Hospitals.

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