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Maryum Merchant, MD

UCLA Physician Maryum Merchant, MD specializes in Pulmonary Disease.
Preferred Name
Maryum Merchant
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease
Gender
Female
Language Spoken
English, Urdu
Hospital Affiliation
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
State License Number
A96675
Contact
(818) 271-2400 Porter Ranch
(805) 418-3500 Thousand Oaks
Fax Number
(818) 271-2401 Porter Ranch
(805) 418-3505 Thousand Oaks
PRACTICE LOCATION

UCLA Porter Ranch
19950 Rinaldi St, Suite 300
Porter Ranch, CA 91326

UCLA Thousand Oaks
100 Moody Court
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

MEDICAL BOARD CERTIFICATION
Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2012
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2007
EDUCATION
Fellowship
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 2010 - 2013
Residency
Internal Medicine, UCSF-Fresno Medical Education Program, 2005 - 2007
Internship
Internal Medicine, UCSF-Fresno Medical Education Program, 2004 - 2005
Degree
MD, Dow Medical College, 2002
CLINICAL INTEREST
Asthma, Chronic Cough, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care, Cystic Fibrosis, General Pulmonology, Interstitial & Parenchymal Lung Disease, Lung Cancer, Lung Transplant, Neuromuscular Lung, Occupational Lung Disease, Pulmonary Embolus, Pulmonary Exercise, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Pulmonary Function Test, Pulmonary Hypertension, Pulmonary Rehabilitation
AFFILIATION
Department Affiliation
Provider, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
MORE INFORMATION
Additional Information
"As a pulmonologist, my mission is to help patients in our community breathe better and be able to enjoy a good quality of life. I joined UCLA Health because I can provide my patients the highest level of care by blending the academic research knowledge of UCLA with evidence-based medicine."

Dr Merchant worked as a private practice hospitalist in Southern California for three years after completing her residency in Internal Medicine at UCSF-Fresno in 2007. She then pursued a fellowship in Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Over the course of her fellowship, she has gained significant experience in managing patients with advanced lung disease, including transplant, chronic obstructive lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, and interstitial lung disease. She is currently a Clinical Instructor of Medicine at David Geffen- UCLA School of Medicine. She is also a member of American College of Chest Physician (ACCP) and American Thoracic Society (ATS).

Publications
  • Merchant M, Romero AO, Libke RD, Joseph J., Pleural effusion in hospitalized patients with Coccidioidomycosis. Respiratory Medicine. 2008; 102: 537-540.
  • Merchant M, Lewis M., 47 y/o female with worsening dyspnea, arthritis and muscle pain. Chest Aug, 2012
  • Merchant M, Ng D, Ghandehari S., Cavitating lung mass in a 59 year old male. ATS Clinical Cases (accepted for online publication).
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