Asim Merchant

Asim Merchant, MD, CAQSM

Assistant Professor

Department: MD-CHFM-STUDENT HEALTH CARE
Business Phone: (352) 265-0944
Business Email: merchant@ufl.edu

About Asim Merchant

 

Asim Merchant, M.D., is board-certified in family medicine and primary care sports medicine. He joined University of Florida Health in August 2016 and practices at UF Health Family Medicine – Haile Plantation.  Dr. Merchant received his bachelor of science degree from Southern Methodist University, and his medical degree from St. Mathews University School of Medicine.  He completed a family medicine residency at Rutgers University and a sports medicine fellowship at State University of New York in Buffalo. 

He is passionate about sports medicine and medical treatment regarding sports injuries.  Dr. Merchant has written articles for Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, AMSSM and numerous presentations to different organizations. Dr. Merchant served as director of the Concussion Management Clinic for Riverhead High School developing and implementing a concussion management policy.  He is also an active member of “Doctors of Tomorrow” a group to mentor high school students who have a strong desire to become a physician. 

His areas of interest include resident education, sports medicine, concussion management and medical education. 

Board Certifications

  • Sports Medicine
    American Board of Family Medicine

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Family Medicine
Areas of Interest
  • Family Medicine
  • Preventive health care

Education

Fellowship – Sports Medicine
2013 · University at Buffalo
Residency – Family Medicine
2012 · Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Medical Degree
2009 · St. Matthew's University

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 265-0944
Emails:
Business:
merchant@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Mailing:
PO Box 100383
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical:
280 FLETCHER DR
GAINESVILLE FL 32611