Dr. Joseph F. Merola, MD

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Specializes in Dermatology • Male • Age 35

221 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115
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Dr. Merola:

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Dr. Merola's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115

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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

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Merola

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
221 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115
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    Dr. Merola's Experience

    Specialties

    • Dermatology
    • Rheumatology

    Board Certifications

    • Dermatology
    • Internal Medicine
    • Rheumatology
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    • Acne Surgery
    • Botox® Injection
    • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
    • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Malignant Skin Lesion
    • Venous Scerlotherapy
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    • Acne
    • Actinic Keratosis
    • Arthritis
    • Athlete's Foot
    • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Benign Skin Lesion
    • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cellulitis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatitis
    • Dermatological Disorders
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Discoid Lupus Erythematosus
    • Dry Skin
    • Folliculitis
    • Fungal Nail Infection
    • Genital Warts
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Hair Loss
    • Hives
    • Intertrigo
    • Itchy Skin
    • Leg and Foot Ulcers
    • Lichen Planus
    • Lupus Erythematosus
    • Lyme Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
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    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Pemphigoid
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Psoriasis
    • Psoriatic Arthritis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Ringworm
    • Rosacea
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Scleroderma
    • Seborrheic Dermatitis
    • Seborrheic Keratosis
    • Shingles
    • Skin Cancer
    • Skin Discoloration
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vasculitis
    • Warts
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    Background Check for Dr. Merola

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Massachusetts.
    • 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

    New York Univ Sch Of Med
    Graduated in 2005

    Internship Hospital

    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania

    Residency Hospital

    Brigham and Women's Hospital-Internal Medicine
    New York University Medical Center-Dermatology

    Fellowship Hospital

    Brigham and Women's Hospital-Rheumatology

    Other Education

    Harvard Medical School
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Merola & Staff

    • English
    • French
  2. Healthgrades

    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. Merola's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Brigham and Women's Hospital where Dr. Merola has admitting privileges:

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    • Brigham and Women's Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Merola

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merola to family and friends

    5 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Merola's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 5 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Merola
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    5 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Merola accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    221 Longwood Ave
    Boston, MA 02115
    (617) 732-4918 (Office)
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    Dr. Merola's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Merola
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Overall
    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merola to family and friends*
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    18 – 24
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