Dr. Christopher A. Merrell, MD

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Specializes in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation • Male • Age 39

2880 Tricom St
North Charleston, SC 29406
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Dr. Merrell's Experience

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Dr. Merrell's Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Hospital Quality

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Musc Medical Center
169 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Lowcountry Orthopaedics
Lowcountry Orthopaedics--North Charleston
2880 Tricom St
North Charleston, SC 29406
Lowcountry Orthopaedics
Lowcountry Orthopaedics--Downtown Summerville
130 E 3rd North St
Summerville, SC 29483
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    Dr. Merrell's Experience

    Specialties

    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    Board Certifications

    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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    • Arthrocentesis
    • Botox® Injection
    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Epidural Implants
    • Epidural Steroid Injections
    • Facet Block
    • Facet Joint Injection
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Injection
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Blocks
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Pain Management
    • Pain Management Through Physical Therapy
    • Pain Medication Management
    • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
    • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
    • Arthritis
    • Ataxia
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Heel Spur
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Knee Disorders
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
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    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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    Background Check for Dr. Merrell

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Graduated in 2003
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Merrell & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 87.4% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Merrell's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Merrell

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.7
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    4.7 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merrell to family and friends

    4.7 out of 5

    12 responses

    Dr. Merrell's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.7 out of 5

    12 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

    12 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.5 out of 5

    12 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    10 responses

    Experience with Dr. Merrell

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.8 out of 5

    12 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.7 out of 5

    12 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.7 out of 5

    12 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.7 out of 5

    12 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Merrell accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • Golden Rule
    • HealthPartners
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • MedCost
    • MedHealthInsurance
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    • Medicaid
    • MultiPlan
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • NGS CoreSource
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

    A
    Lowcountry Orthopaedics
    Lowcountry Orthopaedics--North Charleston
    2880 Tricom St
    North Charleston, SC 29406
    B
    Lowcountry Orthopaedics
    Lowcountry Orthopaedics--Downtown Summerville
    130 E 3rd North St
    Summerville, SC 29483
    C
    Lowcountry Orthopaedics
    Lowcountry Orthopaedics--Oakbrook/Summerville
    93 Springview Ln Unit B
    Summerville, SC 29485
    D
    Medical University Of SC ORS
    900 Bowman Rd
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
    (843) 876-0111 (Office)
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