Eric Marler, MD
Internal Medicine, Primary Care
Internal MedicinePrimary Care
Dr. Marler was born in Durham, North Carolina but through his lifetime has lived in numerous places, including the New York City suburbs, London, Montreal, Los Angeles, Worcester, MA, Columbia, SC, and most recently Greer, SC.
In 1987, he was inspired to work with Mother Teresa of Calcutta after training in radio and television broadcasting. He spent a year in Calcutta, India and Kathmandu, Nepal, volunteering with the Sisters of Charity. He and local volunteers met occasionally with Mother Teresa. Dr. Marler was deeply inspired by the sisters' model of charity and Christian faith. After several years of studies in Microbiology at McGill University in Canada, he was accepted into medical school.
Dr. Marler moved to Columbia, SC, in 1999 to complete a two-year National Health Service Corps commitment at Waverly Family Practice on Gervais Street. In 2001, he worked as an Assistant Professor for the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of South Carolina Specialty Clinic. Dr. Marler's responsibilities included teaching Internal Medicine residents outpatient and inpatient care, as well as seeing private patients in the faculty practice. He was a frequent guest physician on WIS-TV in 2001 on the Sunrise Show hosted by Judi Gatson.
In 2003, Dr. Marler was commissioned by the State of South Carolina to update South Carolina's Dept. of Transportation (DOT) medical exam form used by thousands of commercial drivers in the State. Dr. Marler worked as Medical Director of Longs Pharmacy in Columbia. He founded a solo practice in 2003, Millbrook Internal Medicine. After nine years of managing a successful practice, faced with the changing climate of healthcare reimbursement, Dr.Marler decided to pursue hospital-based outpatient medicine.
In 2015, Dr. Marler joined Bon Secours Medical Group. He also serves as a preceptor physician with VCOM-Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine of Spartanburg, SC.
New York Medical College; Valhalla, New York
University of Massachusetts Medical Center; Worchester, Massachusetts