Stanley J Myers, MD

Stanley J Myers, MD

Current Administrative Positions

  • A. David Gurewitsch Professor Emeritus of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-3535

Dr. Myers received his MD degree from SUNY, Downstate Medical Center in 1961. He trained in internal medicine at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn and completed a one-year post-doctoral research fellowship (NINDB) in neuromuscular disease at that facility. He did his military service in the Air Force at the Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories in Dayton Ohio, working on exercise physiology projects. He then had further residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and has remained there since.

He is now the A. David Gurewitsch Professor Emeritus of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine and Special Lecturer in the Department of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine. Dr. Myers has a special interest in neuromuscular diseases and although now semi retired he is a senior attending physician at the Spinal Injury Clinic, rounds with the rehab residents on the consult services and has a limited private practice at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC).

He was the principal rehabilitation physician at the MDA Clinic at CUMC for over 37 years and was the founder and Co-director of the MDA Clinic at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in Englewood, NJ for almost as long. Dr. Myers served on the professional advisory committees of the CMT Association and the NYC Chapter of the MS Society. He was on various other hospital, university and medical society committees and has written a number of articles and chapters. He was Co-Chief Editor of the Third Edition of Downey and Darling's Physiological Basis of Rehabilitation Medicine.

He has been listed in Castle Connolly’s America's Top Doctors, Top Doctors New York Metro Area and in New York Magazine’s Best Doctors when he was practicing full-time. Dr. Myers has been married to his wife, Jacqueline, for over 50 years and has 3 children.

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Areas of Expertise

  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Neuromuscular Disorder
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Stroke

Education and Training

  • State University of New York - Downstate Health Sciences Center
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center


  • CUIMC/Harkness Pavilion

    180 Fort Washington Avenue
    199. Room PH 50B
    New York, NY 10032
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-3535
    (212) 305-3535
    (212) 342-1470

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Insurance Programs

Please contact the provider's office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

  • AETNA [Aetna Signature Administrators, EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NYP Employee Plan, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Student Health]
  • Affinity Health Plan [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • AgeWell [Medicare Managed Care, Special Needs]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs]
  • CIGNA [EPO, Great West (National), HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Leaf (Exchange), Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare (National) [MagnaCare]
  • Medicare [Railroad, Traditional Medicare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • MVP Health Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • RiverSpring [Special Needs]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), Empire Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth, Special Needs]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]