|Dr. Mark Melrose
Dr. Melrose has practiced emergency medicine for more than 20 years, and was named as one of the area’s Best Emergency Physicians by New Jersey Monthly Magazine in 2008 and 2009. He is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and has served as Director of Emergency Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center – Singer Division (North) and at Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, NJ. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Melrose has shared medical advice on news outlets including ABC World News with Diane Sawyer, The Dr. Oz Show, Fox News, Good Housekeeping, Marie Claire, WABC, WCBS, WNBC, The New York Times and Daily News, and writes a regular column on health issues for Metro-US New York.
Dr. Christine Huang
Christine Huang, MA, MD received her master’s degree in medical sciences and medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine. She graduated from the Beth Israel Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine Emergency Medicine residency program in NYC, and is board certified in Emergency Medicine. She has many years of experience as an attending physician at various NYC Emergency Departments including Lenox Hill Hospital, Beth Israel Medical Center, North General Hospital and Long Island College Hospital. In addition to practicing Emergency Medicine, Dr. Huang also worked at the World Trade Center Clinic at Mount Sinai Medical Center performing screening evaluations and referrals for medical treatment to rescue workers and civilians who were exposed to environmental hazards at the WTC site after 9/11. Before becoming an Emergency Medicine physician, Dr. Huang was a cancer laboratory research assistant at Harvard Medical School affiliated research hospitals including the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and the New England Deaconess Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.
Gideon Zahler, PA-C
Gideon Zahler has been a certified Physician Assistant since 1998. He graduated from the City University PA program at City College of New York. He received his undergraduate degree from City University of New York.
In the 1980’s and 1990’s Gideon spent 15 years as a 911-system paramedic working for NYC EMS in Manhattan, the Bronx, and Harlem. During this period his performance was recognized with multiple citations and decorations including a Mayoral Commendation and NYC Medal of Honor.
In 2007 Gideon spent time providing care and education at an isolated rural hospital serving the Pokot and Turkana People of Northwest Kenya. Gideon has extensive experience in New York City Emergency Medicine, working in busy ER’s in the Bronx from 1998-2000, and at the St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Emergency Department on Manhattan’s Upper West Side from 2002-2014.
He has a very service-oriented approach to his patients at Urgent Care Manhattanand has extensive experience in concierge medicine allowing him to better understand and meet the needs of his patients on an individualized basis.
Although born and raised in rural Vermont, Gideon has long-standing family ties to the Upper West Side Community. Married to an ER Nurse, Gideon and his wife enjoy spending time with their family and 3 small grandchildren.
|Dr. Neal Shipley
An emergency physician for more than 17 years, Dr. Shipley is board certified in both Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine. He served as Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at New York City’s North General Hospital and the Jersey City Medical Center. He was Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine and Director of Quality and Patient Safety for the Department of Emergency Medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He is a graduate of Princeton University and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. A father of three boys, Dr. Shipley understands parents' need for immediate care without the long wait and high cost of emergency rooms. Dr. Shipley has been featured or quoted in several publications including: Marie Claire Magazine, Fitness Magazine, Good Housekeeping, All You, Real Health, First for Women and many more.
Dr. Mary Noecker
Mary Noecker, MD, is a board certified emergency medicine physician who has been practicing for over 12 years. Dr. Noecker attended medical school at the State University of New York, Downstate Campus, and is a graduate of the Lincoln Medical and Mental health Center, Emergency Medicine Residency program in New York City. She has worked as an attending physician in a number of NYC hospitals including Lenox Hill Hospital and North General. Mary received her undergraduate degree at New York University where she majored in music composition and theory. She is a dog lover who can’t get enough of her two Chihuahuas, and enjoys travel and SCUBA diving.