Dr. Nazim Merchant

Doctor of Medicine

Education : Doctor of Medicine, B. J. Medical College Pune, India

Residency : Brookdale Hospital Medical Center Brooklyn, NY Sassoon Hospital Pune, India

Board Certification : Board Certified in Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatrics

Memberships : American Academy of Pediatrics

Languages : Hindi and English

Appointments of note : Chief Resident, Brookdale Hospital Medical Center Brooklyn, NY Chief of Surgery, Aga Khan Hospital  Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Biography : Dr. Merchant is a physician in practice since 1978. He completed his medical education in Pune, India. Dr. Merchant completed a surgical residency at Sassoon Hospital in Pune, India and subsequently practiced as a surgeon at Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Once arriving to New York City he entered the pediatric residency program at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn where he held the position of Chief Resident. Upon completion of his training Dr. Merchant relocated to Florida and began practicing in pediatrics. Dr. Merchant is the founder of Merchant Pediatrics and opened the first location in Kissimmee, Florida in 1998. In his own words, “I would like to be seen as a part of my patients’ families. I have enjoyed helping them over the years and now I am seeing my former patients bringing their own children to me. I would like to continue helping my patients and their families for many more years to come.”