Dr. James Merrell, MD

Dr. James Merrell, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
(13)
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Dr. James Merrell, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Grand Junction, CO. He is 43 years old and has been practicing for 10 years.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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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

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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. "
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adult Acne
  • Age Spots
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gigantomastia
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperacusis
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Aging
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spider Veins
  • Stretch Marks
  • Sun-Damaged Skin
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wrinkles

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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
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merrell to family and friends
4.4
based on 13 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 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 (3)

Meridian, ID |
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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in Craig, CO |
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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Dr. Merrell accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Merrell has admitting privileges

Community Hospital
2351 G Road
Grand Junction, CO 81505
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St. Mary's Hospital and Regional Medical Center
2635 N 7th St
Grand Junction, CO 81501
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