Malcolm Thaler, MD

One Medical provider Malcolm Thaler is based in New York. In addition to seeing patients, he is the acting clinical editor for the One Medical Blog. Malcolm enjoys being on the front lines of patient care, managing diagnostic and therapeutic challenges with a compassionate, integrative approach that stresses close doctor-patient collaboration. He is the author and chief editor of several best-selling medical textbooks and online resources, and has extensive expertise in managing a wide range of issues including the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and sports injuries. Malcolm graduated magna cum laude from Amherst College, received his MD from Duke University, and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Harvard's New England Deaconess Hospital and Temple University Hospital. He joined One Medical from his national award-winning Internal Medicine practice in Pennsylvania and was an attending physician at The Bryn Mawr Hospital since 1986. He is certified through the American Board of Internal Medicine. Malcolm sees patients in our Columbus Circle office in New York. Learn more about One Medical Group and our convenient locations in San Francisco, New York, DC, Boston, Chicago, and Los Angeles.

Migraine Relief Without Drugs

In part one of this series, we explored what migraines are and some treatments for acute migraines. Migraine drugs each come with their own set of potential side effects—some of these are minor, but some can be quite serious. For many patients, prescription drugs… read more >

The 411 on Migraines: What Is a Migraine?

It begins as a throbbing pain on one side of your head. Light and sounds become unbearable, then your vision starts to blur. Most people suffer from some kind of headache at least occasionally, but migraines can be a crippling ailment that are often… read more >

Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat for Losing Weight

Most diets fail in the long run. Whatever diet you choose, you’ll probably lose some pounds, but they come right back once you stop the diet and resume your normal eating habits. For this reason, health care providers here at One Medical emphasize a… read more >

Understanding Parkinson Disease

With the sudden tragic death of Robin Williams and his wife’s revelation that he was suffering from the early stages of Parkinson disease, this common, progressive neurologic disorder is back in the news. And it is common—approximately 1 percent of persons aged 60 or… read more >

Does Aspirin Reduce Your Risk of Colon Cancer?

There has been a growing body of evidence suggesting that regular use of aspirin may lower the risk of certain cancers, particularly those of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. This gradual upsurge in interest has been countered, however, by the well-known risks associated with aspirin—notably… read more >

ALS: Why is Everyone Doing the Ice Bucket Challenge?

Is your Facebook feed flooded with videos of friends and celebrities doing the “Ice Bucket Challenge”?¬†Everyone from Bill Gates to Mark Zuckerberg has dumped buckets of ice water over their heads in an effort to raise awareness for ALS. But how much do you… read more >

Listeria Hysteria: What You Need to Know

Food recalls¬†happen as much as three times a week, but they rarely make the news. However, when the food item is widely disseminated and is possibly¬†contaminated with a dangerous pathogen like listeria, it becomes a big story. That’s exactly what happened last week. What… read more >