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Dr. Merrill Ansher, MD

Internal Medicine*
4.1 (14)
Map Pin Small Columbia, MD
Accepting new patients
43 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Merrill Ansher, MD

Dr. Merrill Ansher, MD is an Internist in Columbia, MD. They specialize in Internal Medicine, has 43 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and is affiliated with Howard County General Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Ansher an average 4.1 star rating.

Dr. Ansher works at Practice in Columbia, MD. They frequently treat conditions like All Headaches (incl. Migraine) and Epilepsy along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Ansher's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Sport & Spine Rehab. of Columbia
    10805 Hickory Ridge Rd, Columbia, MD 21044 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (410) 884-0191

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Howard County General Hospital

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All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
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All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Epilepsy
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Gait Abnormality
Non-Spastic Cerebral Palsy
Traumatic Brain Injury
Alzheimer's Disease
Anosmia
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Ataxia
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Aural Migraine
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Cervical Vertigo
Chronic Pain
Cranial Trauma
Dehydration
Dementia
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Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Diplopia
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Dizziness
Dysphagia
Essential Tremor
Headache
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Limb Pain
Loss of Smell and Taste
Migraine
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Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Parkinson's Disease
Pineal Region Tumors
Radiculopathy
Restless Leg Syndrome
Sleep Apnea
Spinal Demyelination
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Stroke
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Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
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Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vitamin B Deficiency
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Nerve Conduction Studies
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Adult Failure to Thrive
Aneurysm
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Asphyxia and Hypoxemia
Bell's Palsy
Brain Abscess
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Injury
Cachexia
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Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Edema
Cerebral Embolism
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
Concussion
Confusion
Constipation
Down Syndrome
Drug Induced Dystonia
Drug-Induced Parkinsonism
Dystonia
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Embolic Stroke
Encephalomyelopathy
Fever
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Foot Infection
Hemispacial Neglect
Hereditary Amyloidosis
Herniated Disc
Hypertensive Encephalopathy
Hypothalamus Cancer
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Insomnia
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Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Joint Pain
Low Back Pain
Lyme Disease
Meningitis
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Spasm
Myasthenia Gravis
Myelitis
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Myoclonus
Nausea
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Optic Neuritis
Parkinsonism
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pharyngitis
Pinched Nerve in Back
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
Post-Concussion Syndrome
Post-Traumatic Coma
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Rathke's Cleft Cyst
Rhabdomyolysis
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
Seizure Disorders
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Syncope
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Temporal Arteritis
Tension Headache
Thrush
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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vascular Dementia
Vasculitis
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Vertigo
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Visual Field Defects
Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome
Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
Cognitive Function Testing
Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
Dementia Evaluation
Dementia or Depression Screening
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Evoked Potential Test
Functional Movement Screening
Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
Head CT Scan
Home Sleep Study
ImPACT Testing
Memory Evaluation
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
Sudoscan
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TCD Bubble Test
Thrombolysis
Wada Test
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    About Dr. Merrill Ansher, MD

    Specialties*
    • Internal Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 43 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1932176294
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Neurology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Merrill Ansher, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Ansher is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Ansher has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Ansher has seen patients for All Headaches (incl. Migraine) and Epilepsy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Ansher on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    14 patients have reviewed Dr. Ansher. The overall rating for this provider is 4.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Ansher.

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