Dr. Joseph F. Merola, MD

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Dr. Joseph F. Merola, MD

Dermatology | Male

(617) 732-4918

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Dr. Merola specializes in Dermatology and practices in Boston, MA. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      Experience with Dr. Merola
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Merola's Office & Staff
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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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 trust this doctor!
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      Specialties

      • Dermatology
      • Rheumatology

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      • Dermatology
      • Internal Medicine
      • Rheumatology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acanthosis Nigricans
      • Acne
      • Actinic Keratosis
      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Allergic Reaction
      • Arthritis
      • Athlete's Foot
      • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Basal Cell Carcinoma
      • Bedsores
      • Benign Tumor
      • Birthmark
      • Bleeding Disorders
      • Bone Disorders
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
      • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cellulitis
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pain
      • Cold Sore
      • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Dermatitis
      • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
      • Dermatological Disorders
      • Dermatomyositis
      • Discoid Lupus
      • Dry Skin
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Erythema Multiforme
      • Felty's Syndrome
      • Fever
      • Fibromyalgia
      • Folliculitis
      • Foot Conditions
      • Fungal Infections
      • Fungal Nail Infection
      • Genital Herpes
      • Genital Warts
      • Gout
      • Hair Loss
      • Hand Conditions
      • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
      • Herpes Simplex Infection
      • Hidradenitis
      • Hives
      • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
      • Impetigo
      • Intertrigo
      • Itchy Skin
      • Jock Itch
      • Joint Pain
      • Keloid Scar
      • Knee Disorders
      • Leg and Foot Ulcers
      • Lichen Planus
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lupus
      • Lyme Disease
      • Malaise and Fatigue
      • Melanoma
      • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
      • Muscle Weakness
      • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteopenia
      • Osteoporosis
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Pemphigoid
      • Pemphigus
      • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
      • Psoriasis
      • Psoriatic Arthritis
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Purpura
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Rash
      • Raynaud's Disease
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Ringworm
      • Rosacea
      • Sarcoidosis
      • Scleroderma
      • Seborrheic Dermatitis
      • Seborrheic Keratosis
      • Shingles
      • Skin Cancer
      • Skin Discoloration
      • Skin Infections
      • Spine Disorders
      • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
      • Systemic Sclerosis
      • Temporal Arteritis
      • Tinea Versicolor
      • Ulcer
      • Varicose Veins
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vasculitis
      • Warts

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Acne Surgery
      • Botox® Injection
      • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
      • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
      • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
      • Excision of Skin Cancer
      • Excision of Skin Lesion
      • Joint Drainage
      • Skin Tag Removal
      • Venous Sclerotherapy

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

      • 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

      • Medical School
        New York University

        Graduated in 2005

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

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • French
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Dermatology
      • Board certified in Dermatology, Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Merola's Office & Staff

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      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Merola

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients