Dr. James H. Merritt III, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 67

8230 Walnut Hill Ln Ste 508
Dallas, TX 75231
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Dr. Merritt III's Experience

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Dr. Merritt III's Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Hospital Quality

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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
8200 Walnut Hill Ln
Dallas, TX 75231
Texas Institute for Surgery at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas
7115 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75231

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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Oculoplastic Associates Of TX
Oculoplastic Associates Of Texas
8230 Walnut Hill Ln Ste 508
Dallas, TX 75231
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    Dr. Merritt III's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Blepharoplasty
    • Blepharorrhaphy
    • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
    • Canthotomy
    • Conjunctivoplasty
    • Dacryocystorhinostomy
    • Enucleation of Eye
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Ocular Prosthetics
    • Orbit Evisceration
    • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
    • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
    • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
    • Tear Duct Surgery
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    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blind Hypertensive Eye
    • Blind Hypotensive Eye
    • Blindness
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chronic Dacryoadenitis
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Dacryoadenitis
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Entropion
    • Eye Cancer
    • Eye Melanoma
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Eyelid Spasm
    • Glaucoma
    • Graves' Disease
    • Headache
    • Herpetic Keratitis
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    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Keratitis
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Migraine
    • Orbital Cellulitis
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Tear Duct Disorders
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Trichiasis
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
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    Background Check for Dr. Merritt III

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • 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

    University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Graduated in 1978
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Merritt III & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Merritt III's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas

    • Texas Institute for Surgery at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    4.1 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merritt III to family and friends

    4.1 out of 5

    16 responses

    Dr. Merritt III's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.1 out of 5

    15 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.4 out of 5

    16 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.5 out of 5

    16 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    14 responses

    Experience with Dr. Merritt III

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.8 out of 5

    16 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.5 out of 5

    16 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.4 out of 5

    16 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.4 out of 5

    16 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Merritt III accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • Principal Life
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    Office Locations

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    Oculoplastic Associates Of TX
    Oculoplastic Associates Of Texas
    8230 Walnut Hill Ln Ste 508
    Dallas, TX 75231
    (214) 369-0555 (Office)
    (214) 363-6759 (Fax)
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