Dr. Christopher A. Merrell, MD

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Specializes in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation • Male • Age 37

2880 Tricom St
North Charleston, SC 29406
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Hospital Quality

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Musc Medical Center
171 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
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130 E 3rd North St
Summerville, SC 29483
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    Dr. Merrell's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    Board Certifications

    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 2008
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    • Arthrocentesis
    • Botox® Injection
    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Epidural Implants
    • Epidural Steroid Injections
    • Facet Block
    • Facet Joint Injection
    • Joint Injection
    • Nerve Blocks
    • Pain Management
    • Pain Management Through Physical Therapy
    • Pain Medication Management
    • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
    • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
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    Conditions Dr. Merrell Treats

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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
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% 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

    Check out the quality of care at Musc Medical Center where Dr. Merrell has admitting privileges:

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    • Musc Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Merrell

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merrell to family and friends

    12 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Merrell's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    12 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    12 responses
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    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 10 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Merrell
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    12 responses
    above
    national average

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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
    • Golden Rule
    • HealthPartners
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • MedCost
    • MedHealthInsurance
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
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    • Mutual of Omaha
    • NGS CoreSource
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • 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 Suite 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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