Dr. James Merenda, MD

Dr. James Merenda, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
(9)
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Dr. James Merenda, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.

621 S New Ballas Rd Ste 297A

Saint Louis, MO 63141

Contact Information

(314) 251-6364

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 91% of peers
Spinal Fusion
high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Merenda'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

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

18  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Systemic Sclerosis

7  Procedures

  • Fracture Care
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Saint Louis University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Merenda has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Merenda's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merenda to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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

Dr. Merenda's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Merenda corrected an ulcerated disc in my back that literally got me back on my feet and pain free. Very personable and caring. The kind of doctor you hope to get referred to. RLB
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