Dr. Christopher Merifield, MD

Dr. Christopher Merifield, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Christopher Merifield, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Everett, WA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med in 1987 and specializes in pain medicine.

4027 Hoyt Ave

Everett, WA 98201

Contact Information

(425) 304-8476

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
high
more than 87% of peers
Nerve Block, Somatic
high
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Merifield's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

37  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain
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8  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Maricopa Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Louisville Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Merifield has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Merifield's Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merifield to family and friends
16 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Merifield's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Merifield is new to a practice that has a great reputation. He’s not well suited there. He said no one should take even low dose opioids unless they have cancer. He admitted he knew nothing about my disease, but he rolled his eyes and scoffed at the treatments of every specialist I’ve seen...more
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This Dr. Is confused in what his job is he preaches any thing 10 weeks post op has no pain incredible that he can sit across from you and tell you that you have zero pain and then he goes on to say he will prescribe meds he is comfortable with after being told there is zero pain .What is Dr. ?...more
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This Dr. Has The ability to tell a patient if they are in pain incredible He states that anything ten weeks post op is no need of pain meds then goes on to preach that he will prescribe meds that he is comfortable with what is it meds or not? Simply said he has no care for the patient it's about...more
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I saw Dr. Merifield 10 years ago after 2 years of chronic pain. He said it wasn't okay that I was on so much medicine and that I needed to be taken off. I was incredulous. He said the pills were having an opposite effect. He sent me to a pain therapist and slowly started tapering me off the...more
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He doesn't listen. He believes that a person can only have 3 migraines a month. He refuses to treat back pain on older people, as everyone old has back pains. He seemed afraid of the new laws regulating narcodics.
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