Alexander Eliot Merkler, MD

Alexander Eliot Merkler, MD Specialties: Neurology

Alexander Eliot Merkler, MD
Specialties: Neurology
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New York, NY 10021

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About Alexander Eliot Merkler, MD

Alexander Merkler, MD, is a native New Yorker who received his undergraduate degree from Brown University where he graduated magna cum laude. He earned his medical degree from New York University where he received the prestigious Rosenbluth Grant for international laboratory research. He completed residency in neurology at the Weill Cornell Medical College and served as the Chief Resident in his final year. He then completed a two-year fellowship in neurocritical care at Columbia University / Weill Cornell Medical College.  Dr. Merkler is board certified in Neurology and Psychiatry and an expert in neurocritical care and acute brain injury. He has published numerous studies on stroke, infectious disease of the nervous system, subdural hematoma, intracerebral hemorrhage, and subarachnoid hemorrhage. His work has been published in high impact peer-reviewed journals including Neurology, Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, Stroke, and Neurocritical Care.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Hospitalist

Board Certifications

  • Neurology