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.

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 >

What is Lyme Disease?

In the 1970s, there was an epidemic of arthritis, often preceded by a strange, expanding red rash, occurring primarily in children in and around Lyme, CT. The cause of this “Lyme arthritis” was a mystery until investigators discovered that these children had been infected… read more >

I’ve Been Bitten By a Tick! What Do I Do?

More than a dozen tick-borne diseases from a variety of ticks have been identified in the US alone. Some you’ve heard of—Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever—while some are less familiar—babesiosis, anaplasmosis, and Heartland virus. The most common is Lyme disease, caused by… read more >

Drugs to Treat Erectile Dysfunction

With the approval of avanafil (Stendra), a fourth drug has joined the pack in the battle against erectile dysfunction (ED) alongside sildenafil (Viagra), tadalafil (Cialis), and vardenafil (Levitra). So it’s a good time to take a look at how effective and safe these drugs… read more >