Dr. James Merenda, MD

Orthopedic Spine SurgeryMaleAge 65

Dr. Merenda
Accepting new patients

James Merenda MD

621 S New Ballas Rd Ste 297a Saint Louis, MO 63141

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(314) 251-6364

Dr. James Merenda, MD is a Orthopedic Spine Surgery Specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine medical school in 1982. He is affiliated with Mercy Hospital St. Louis. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Merenda to book an appointment.

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Dr. Merenda's conditions and procedures:

  • Laminoforaminotomy

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(314) 251-6364

Dr. Merenda accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Alliance (Select Network)-MO
Alliance-MO EPO
Balanced Blue Access Choice-MO
Balanced Blue Access-MO
Balanced Blue Preferred-MO
Blue Access Choice (St Louis) (Select Network)-MO
Blue Access Choice - S-MO
Blue Access Choice-MO
Blue Access-MO
Blue Preferred (Blue Preferred / Small Grp)-MO
Blue Preferred (Select Network)-MO POS
Blue Preferred Network-MO
Blue Preferred Options-MO
Blue Preferred Plus-MO POS
Blue Preferred-MO HMO
Blue Traditional-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice-MO
Bronze Blue Access Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred-MO
Bronze Pathway for HSA-MO
Bronze Pathway X for HSA-MO
Bronze Pathway X-MO
Bronze Pathway-MO
Catastrophic Pathway X-MO
Catastrophic Pathway-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice-MO
Gold Blue Access Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Options-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Gold Blue Preferred-MO
Gold Pathway X-MO
Gold Pathway-MO
Lumenos Plans (Blue Access Choice)-MO
Lumenos plans (Blue Access)-MO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X-MO
Pathway-MO
Preferred-Care Blue (KC) (Select Network)-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice-MO
Silver Blue Access Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access-MO
Silver Blue Preferred Options-MO
Silver Blue Preferred-MO
Silver Pathway for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X-MO
Silver Pathway-MO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Select
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care of Missouri
Coventry Health Care of Missouri PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

Dr. Merenda's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Merenda

3.4

Based on 12 ratings

5 Stars
50%
(6)
4 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
3 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(4)
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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (8)
  • Office environment (8)
  • Staff friendliness (8)
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (3)
  • Office environment (2)
  • Staff wasn't friendly (2)
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Very personable and excellent specialist. Extremely smart and explains things clearly. Very well respected
What went well
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Aug 07, 2020
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Dr Merenda is an excellent surgeon. He was thorough in explaining my situation which had complexities to remove previous hardware from an earlier fusion by another doctor. Excellent approach and care
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Mike L in O’Fallon mo, MO – Dec 26, 2018
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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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Grover, MO – Oct 19, 2017
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About Me

Biography

Dr. James Merenda, MD is a Orthopedic Spine Surgery Specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1987
Saint Louis University / School of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
1986
Saint Louis University / School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1983
Saint Louis University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1982
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Medical School
1978
Saint Louis University
Undergraduate School
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Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. James Merenda, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. James Merenda, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Merenda frequently treats Laminoforaminotomy. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Merenda treats.

Where is Dr. James Merenda, MD's office located?

Dr. Merenda's office is located at 621 S New Ballas Rd Ste 297a, Saint Louis, MO 63141. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. James Merenda, MD offer telehealth services?

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James Merenda MD

James Merenda MD621 S New Ballas Rd Ste 297a Saint Louis, MO 63141
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Merenda is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Mercy Hospital St. Louis

Saint Louis, MO

77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average

21 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)