Dr. Merrill S. Kies, MD

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Specializes in Oncology • Male • Age 66

1515 Holcombe Blvd Unit 207
Houston, TX 77030
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Dr. Kies:

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Dr. Kies' Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center
6411 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Kies

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston Office
1515 Holcombe Blvd Unit 207
Houston, TX 77030
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    Dr. Kies' Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Oncology
    • Medical Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Medical Oncology
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    Procedures Dr. Kies Performs

    Dr. Kies does not have any procedures listed. If you are Dr. Kies and would like to add procedures you perform, please update your free profile.

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    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anemia
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • ENT Cancer
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Leukocytosis
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Meningiomas
    • Myeloma
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Neutropenia
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pancytopenia
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Thyroid Cancer
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    Background Check for Dr. Kies

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.

    0 Sanctions

    • 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

    Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med
    Graduated in 1973

    Internship Hospital

    Walter Reed Army Medical Center

    Residency Hospital

    Walter Reed Army Medical Center

    Fellowship Hospital

    Brooke Army Medical Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kies & Staff

    • English
  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. Kies' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Kies has admitting privileges:

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    • Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center

    • The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

  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. Kies

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kies to family and friends

    9 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Kies' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 6 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Kies
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    9 responses
    above
    national average

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  4. Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Kies accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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    MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Houston Office
    1515 Holcombe Blvd Unit 207
    Houston, TX 77030
    (713) 792-2121 (Office)
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