Dr. Joseph Merrell, MD

Dr. Joseph Merrell, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
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Age 67
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Dr. Joseph Merrell, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Suffolk, VA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Virginia Hospital in 1977 and specializes in plastic surgery, plastic surgery of the hand, and more.

5818 Harbour View Blvd Ste 200

Suffolk, VA 23435

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Wound Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
very high
more than 98% of peers
Breast Reconstruction
very high
more than 96% 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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Merrell "Providing the highest quality and compassionate Plastic and Reconstructive Care in Hampton Roads for over 30 years. Doing safe surgery is rule #1. We don't cut corners just to cut costs. Visit Us and See The Difference -"

4  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

43  Conditions Treated

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46  Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • FotoFinder® Melanoma Detection
  • Fracture Care
  • Gynecomastia Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Mommy Makeover
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Wake Forest University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • University Of Virginia Hospital
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Ms Hershey Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Milton S. Hershey Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Southern Illinois University-School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Merrell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Merrell's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merrell to family and friends
13 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Merrell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes
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