Samuel Thompson Merrick, M.D.
Infectious Disease
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Samuel Thompson Merrick, M.D.

Infectious Disease

Profile Photo of Samuel Thompson Merrick, M.D.
Gender: Male
Language: English

About

Personal Statement

Dr. Merrick is a Professor of Clinical Medicine and serves as the Medical Director of the Center for Special Studies, the Adult HIV Clinic at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell.  He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine with over 25 years of experience caring for patients with or at risk of HIV infection.

He is a 2016 recipient of the Linda Laubenstein HIV Clinical Excellence Award from the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute, the highest honor bestowed by the State for clinical care and leadership. He has also served on the AIDS Institute Quality of Care and Medical Care Criteria Committees for over a decade, serving as Chairman of the latter for three years, developing and updating guidelines for the care and prevention of HIV.

Dr. Merrick received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Harvard University and his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine.  He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at The New York Hospital.

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • Infectious Disease

Research

Credentials

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Associate Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Professor of Clinical Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of Virginia School of Medicine, 1988

Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - HMO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - PPO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY

Locations and Appointments