Dr. John Merlino, DO

Dr. John Merlino, DO

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Dr. John Merlino, DO is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Toms River, NJ and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / New Jersey School Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2000 and specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

780 Route 37 W Ste 120

Toms River, NJ 08755

Contact Information

(732) 736-5694

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers
Syncope
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Merlino'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

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / New Jersey School Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Merlino has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Merlino's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merlino to family and friends
54 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (54)

  • 5
    (52)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Merlino's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

Dr Merlino is a life saver. Excellent knowledge ,experienced and caring. Would definitely recommend.
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Dr. Merlin implanted a pacemaker for my father. My father loved him and we'd both highly recommend him. Excellent bedside manner. No complications to surgery.
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Awesome very attentive and carrying person. Very open and informative
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I would not hesitate for a moment to recommend Dr. Merlino to anyone. He was recommended by my Cardiologist for a surgical device implant. I had one consult, the procedure itself and a follow-up visit. During those times he explained the procedure and did it in such a way that was easy to...more
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Dr. Merlino was friendly and caring. He answered all my questions and exhibits patience and knowledge. I would recommend him highly.
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