Dr. Christopher Merrick, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 36

Pulmonary Disease

Dr. Christopher Merrick, MD is a Pulmonologist in Colorado Springs, CO. Dr. Merrick has extensive experience in Obstructive Lung Disease, Pulmonary Vascular Conditions, and Sleep Apnea. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as St. Thomas More Hospital and Uchealth Grandview Hospital. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Christopher Merrick, MD

Pulmonary Associates, PC

1725 E Boulder St Ste 204 Colorado Springs, CO 80909 ()
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Merrick

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Merrick treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Merrick treats other conditions, please contact the office at (719) 471-1069.

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. Merrick is experienced in the area of Obstructive Lung Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Asthma
Emphysema
Bronchiectasis
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High
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Very High
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Pulmonary Vascular Conditions

Pulmonary vascular specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the flow of blood between the heart and lungs, including pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism.Compare with other Pulmonary Vascular Conditions specialists.

Dr. Merrick is experienced in the area of Pulmonary Vascular Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Pulmonary Embolism
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
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High
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Very High
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Sleep Apnea

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep Apnea specialists.

Dr. Merrick is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Sleep Apnea
Sleep Study
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High
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Dr. Merrick's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Pulmonary Vascular Disease
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Ultrasound, Endobronchial
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Merrick accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Pathway-CO EPO
Balanced Pathway-CO HMO
Balanced-CO PPO
Blue Priority-CO PPO
Bronze Colorado PPO
Bronze Pathway (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Bronze Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-CO HMO
Bronze Pathway w/HSA-CO EPO
Bronze Pathway X (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Bronze Pathway-CO EPO
Catastrophic (Individual)-CO PPO
Catastrophic Pathway (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Catastrophic Pathway X (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
CO Pathway (Select Network)-CO
Colorado College-CO
Colorado HMO
Colorado POS
Colorado PPO
CSU Fort Collins-CO
CU Health Plan - Extended-CO
CU Health Plan - High Deductible/HSA Compatible-CO
CU Health Plan - Medicare-CO
CU Health Plans Exclusive-CO HMO
Gold Colorado PPO
Gold Pathway (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Gold Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-CO HMO
Gold Pathway w/HSA-CO EPO
Gold Pathway X (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Gold Pathway-CO EPO
Healthy Support 1-CO PPO
Healthy Support with HSA 1-CO PPO
Indemnity (Traditional)-CO
Lumenos plans-CO
Lumenos-CO PPO
MediBlue Plus-CO HMO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Non-HMO- HSA, HRA and HIA+-CO
Pathway PPO/EPO-CO
Pathway-CO HMO
Platinum Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-CO HMO
Platinum Pathway-CO EPO
Platinum-CO PPO
Silver Pathway (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Silver Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-CO HMO
Silver Pathway w/HSA-CO EPO
Silver Pathway X (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Silver Pathway-CO EPO
Silver-CO PPO
Traditional Network-CO
University of Colorado Extended PPO
University of Colorado High Deductible PPO
University of Colorado Medicare-CO
WellChoice - C (Select Network)-CO
WellChoice - C-CO
WellChoice - H (Select Network)-CO
WellChoice - H-CO
WellChoice - U (Select Network)-CO
WellChoice - U-CO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Kaiser Permanente
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

Dr. Merrick's Reviews

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5.0

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Wonderful
Office staff friendly 1st of all. Dr. Merrick listens, answers questions, explains completely and great bed side manner. Shows concern about your well fair and very consensus about treatments, courses of action to improve health/quality of life. Dr Merrick actually cares and is proactive. Wonderful change from all the Doctors who don't give a rip and rush you out the door.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Dr. Merrick is absolutely the best doctor I have ever encountered. I cant thank him enough for taking care of me in the hardest moments of my life. He just knows exactly what to do and that is rare from what I have experienced with my chronic illnesses. If you are looking for a Pulmonologist, I highly recommend this one !
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Nov 21, 2020
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Dr. Merrick is absolutely the best doctor I have ever encountered. I cant thank him enough for taking care of me in the hardest moments of my life. He just knows exactly what to do and that is rare from what I have experienced with my chronic illnesses. If you are looking for a Pulmonologist, I highly recommend this one !!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Nov 21, 2020
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Biography

Dr. Christopher Merrick, MD is a Pulmonologist in Colorado Springs, CO. Dr. Merrick has extensive experience in Obstructive Lung Disease, Pulmonary Vascular...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Christopher Merrick, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Christopher Merrick, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Merrick frequently treats Obstructive Lung Disease, Pulmonary Vascular Conditions, and Sleep Apnea. See all practice areas where Dr. Merrick specializes.

Where is Dr. Christopher Merrick, MD's office located?

Dr. Merrick's office is located at 1725 E Boulder St Ste 204, Colorado Springs, CO 80909. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Pulmonary Associates, PC1725 E Boulder St Ste 204 Colorado Springs, CO 80909
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Merrick is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

St. Thomas More Hospital

Canon City, CO

59% Patients that would definitely recommend, 11% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

Uchealth Grandview Hospital

Colorado Springs, CO

83% Patients that would definitely recommend, 13% higher than the national average

UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central

Colorado Springs, CO

73% Patients that would definitely recommend, 3% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received