Walter W Merriam, MD

Walter W Merriam, MD
Appointed 09/01/79
L Upstate Specialty Services at Harrison Center
550 Harrison Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

315 464-8668

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Ophthalmology: Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Pediatrics: Pediatric Ophthalmology


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Clarian Indiana University Hospital, 1979, Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Fellowship: E. Harkness Eye Institute, 1975, Retina
  • Residency: E. Harkness Eye Institute/Columbia Presbyterian, 1975, Ophthalmology
  • MD: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1969

Specialties & Certification

  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology


  • Children

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

Research Abstract


Merriam, WW. "Revised Indications for Treatment of Retinopathy of Prematurity." Dec. 2003 Arch. Ophthal. 121:1684-1696.

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