Dr. Joseph Merola, MD

Dr. Joseph Merola, MD

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Age 39
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Dr. Joseph Merola, MD is a dermatologist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from New York University in 2005 and specializes in dermatology and rheumatology.

221 Longwood Ave

Boston, MA 02115

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Locals (any local)
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Merola's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Rash
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Merola treats Rash more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Merola treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Genital Herpes
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Dr. Merola treats Genital Herpes more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Merola treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Hives
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Merola treats Hives more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Merola treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Merola's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Boil
  • Bone Disorders
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cold Sore
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Discoid Lupus
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Keloid Scar
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lice
  • Lichen Planus
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Lipomas
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pemphigus
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Infections
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Warts
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joseph Merola, MD is a dermatologist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from New York University in 2005 and specializes in dermatology and rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

Brigham and Women's Hospital-Rheumatology
Fellowship Hospital
Brigham and Women's Hospital-Internal Medicine
Residency Hospital
New York University Medical Center-Dermatology
Residency Hospital
Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Internship Hospital
Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
Internship Hospital
2005
New York University
Medical School
Harvard Medical School
2005

Languages

  • French
  • English

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I have psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis. if you are in pain and need help quickly Dr. Merola is not the doctor for you, it can take up to 6 months to get an appointment. Also, Dr. Merola comes into the small exam room with a crowd of medical students (3-6 each visit)- distracting! Finally, this...Read More
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Dr Merola is a nice guy and a superb physician. He immediately knew what my diagnosis was and carefully explained it in a way that i could understand. It was very reassuring for me to listen to him. He did a superb job on a delicate biopsy for me. I didn't feel any pain at all. I completely...Read More
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Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Blue Care Elect PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Locals (any local)
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO
UniCare
UniCare PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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