Dr. Alan Merin, MD

Dr. Alan Merin, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(4)
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Dr. Alan Merin, MD is a nephrology specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in nephrology.

8038 Wurzbach Rd Ste 430

San Antonio, TX 78229

Contact Information

(210) 224-1079

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Merin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
high
more than 88% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
normal
more than 79% of peers
Gout
normal
more than 77% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

Background Check

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.

Education

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • University Hosps Case West Res University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Hosps Case West Res University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Southwestern
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Merin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Merin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merin to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Merin's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Merin is excellent. His staff and him are very caring and thorough. He caught my diabetes when my primary doctor who I have been going to for years didn't. After years of frustration and feeling sick with all the classic (you have diabetes signs) I took upon myself to my the best diabetes...more
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Extremely intelligent and beyond compassionate. He comes off as a loud New Yorker but he is one of the nicest people I have ever met. He saved my life...need I say more? PS Anna and Audrey (his sweet wife) who work in the office are sooo sweet and always helpful.
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Straight to the point. Very thorough, draws his own blood and has the patients best interest in mind.
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