Dr. Andrew Merritt, MD

Dr. Andrew Merritt, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 38
(24)
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Dr. Andrew Merritt, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Renton, WA and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine in 2007 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.Read his story

4011 Talbot Rd S Ste 300

Renton, WA 98055

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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Asuris Northwest Health
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Humana
  • LifeWise
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Joint Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 90% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Merritt's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Merritt "Dr. Merritt is dedicated to getting injured athletes and physically active patients back to the activities they love. His practice is focused on sports medicine and arthroscopic treatment of the knee, hip, and shoulder. He has specialized training in ligament, cartilage, and tendon injuries of the shoulder and knee and has published many papers and book chapters on these topics. He also performs general orthopaedic procedures including arm, ankle, and leg fractures, as well as, joint replacement of the knee, shoulder, and hip. After completing his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering, Dr. Merritt attended medical school at the University of Southern California. He continued his training with residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Washington. He then completed advanced training in sports medicine and shoulder surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. During this time, Dr. Merritt served as an assistant NFL team physician for the New York Giants football team. He now brings that advanced training back to his patients and uses the same surgical techniques and individualized care that gets professional athletes back in the game. Dr. Merritt spends most of his free time outdoors and enjoys traveling. He has provided medical services to natives and fellow travelers in Peru and Nepal, having trekked twice to Mt. Everest base camp. He and his wife reside in the Seattle area. Dr. Merritt is honored to be involved in your care and will work with you toward regaining your active lifestyle. "

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

Dr. Merritt does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Broken Arm
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • California Polytechnic State University In San Luis Obispo
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • University Of Washington
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of Washington
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Merritt has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Merritt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Merritt's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merritt to family and friends
4.8
based on 24 total reviews (13 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Merritt'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

I had bone on bone between my patella and thigh bone on both knees. I am so glad Dr Merritt did both surgeries, I had them done 6 weeks apart. I am so happy with the job that Dr Merritt did! He explained, in detail, everything that would be done, listened to my concerns and made the process...more
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One month three days and I am doing it all: stairs, yard, sports car, and gym. I could not be happier. I am 72 years old and should not have waited.
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John, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so happy that you are doing well and that you had a great experience with Dr. Merritt at Proliance Orthopedic Associates.

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I'm very pleased with the results of the work Dr. Merritt did with my fractured fibula. He has a good manner, listened attentively to my concerns and questions and answered them by providing the knowledge I was looking for. I was impressed when he personally returned a call. The staff is great and...more
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Dr. Merritt is patient, kind, a good listener and a good communicator. He takes time to explain everything. He does not rush through appointments. He does not push for surgery and explains the options. My knee surgery recovery was a slow go, but I now am happy I had the procedure done. I highly...more
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Dr. Merritt is excellent! Compassionate, friendly, trustworthy! He is a very skilled surgeon and has a personality that' puts patients at ease. I would recommend anyone to come see him!
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