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.

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 >

Whooping Cough Rise: What You Need to Know

Pertussis, commonly referred to as “whooping cough,” is on the rise. Although its resurgence happens every few years, its current incarnation is particularly aggressive. California is the first state to officially declare an epidemic with over 1,000 cases reported in just the past few… read more >

Syphilis on the Rise: What You Need to Know

The number of cases of syphilis in the US has reached its highest level since 1995, more than doubling in just the past 10 years. The vast majority of cases–over 90 percent–are occurring in men with same-sex partners, while infection rates in women are… read more >

Has the Antibacterial Craze Gone Too Far?

We’ve become a nation of fanatical handwashers, hoping that regular scrubbing will protect us from viruses like colds and flus and harmful bacteria. Manufacturers worldwide have recognized a golden opportunity to exploit our germ-o-phobia, and have inundated the marketplace with not only antibacterial soaps,… read more >

New Guidelines for Treating High Blood Pressure

Nearly a third of the US population has high blood pressure, so the release of new guidelines on how doctors should treat high blood pressure (hypertension) is a very big deal, potentially affecting millions of people. The new guidelines announced by the Eighth Joint… read more >