Dr. James Merrell, MD

Dr. James Merrell, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 43
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Dr. James Merrell, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Grand Junction, CO and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth in 2003 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

2643 Patterson Rd Ste 503

Grand Junction, CO 81506

Contact Information

(970) 245-2400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Merrell'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.

Dr. Merrell's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Merrell "Dr. James A. Merrell is a head and neck surgeon who completed his otolaryngology residency and surgical internship at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Merrell graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio. He has a special interest in pediatric head & neck disorders, including airway reconstruction, cochlear implantation, congenital neck masses, ear and skull base surgery and sinus surgery. Dr. Merrell was board certified in 2009 for Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery. "

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

91  Conditions Treated

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39  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Reduction
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Facelift
  • Glossectomy
  • Hair Removal
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mommy Makeover
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Neck Lift
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrinkle Removal
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University of Cincinnati
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Merrell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Merrell's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merrell to family and friends
14 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Merrell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Wonderful experience, detailed exam, comprehensive evaluation.
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Dr. Merrell is one of the most outstanding and exceptional professionals I have ever met in my very long life. Both personally and professionally, he excels beyond any physician with whom I have ever interacted! Besides all of this, he is superb in his skill level with the specialty within which...more
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Kind, caring physician who has true interest in his patient and their concerns. Very knowledgeable and welcomes questions. Wish every physician was like him.
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I am leaving this review because I am very frustrated. I saw a primary care physician twice just to get a referral to see Dr. Merrell and then was told I needed to see an audiologist before he would see me. I don't want to pay to see several doctors just to get to the specialist I need to see. I...more
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