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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery - Male - Age 61

3009 N Ballas Rd Suite 304A
Saint Louis, MO 63131
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Dr. Merkel's Background

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revisions
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revisions
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Steroid Injections
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
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  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  • Trigger Finger
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Awards & Recognitions

Education & Training

Medical School

Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1980

Internship Hospital

Mayo Clinic
Complete in 1981

Residency Hospital

Mayo Clinic
Complete in 1985

Fellowship Hospital

Harvard
Complete in 1990

Undergraduate Schools

University Of Washington
Graduated in 1974

Other Education

University Of Mn-Masters In Orthopedics
Complete in 1985

Languages Spoken by Dr. Merkel & Staff

  • English

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