Dr. Joseph C. Merrell, MD

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Dr. Joseph C. Merrell, MD

Plastic Surgery | Male

Plastic Surgery Associates of Tidewater 5818 Harbour View Blvd Ste 200, Suffolk, VA 23435 Get Directions
(757) 673-6000

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Providing the highest quality and compassionate Plastic and Reconstructive Care in Hampton Roads for over 30 years. Doing safe surgery...   Read More

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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

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

      Board Certifications

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      • Hand Surgery
      • Plastic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Basal Cell Carcinoma
      • Benign Tumor
      • Bone Disorders
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Breast Hypoplasia
      • Breast Ptosis
      • Burn Injuries
      • Cancer
      • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
      • Carcinoma in Situ
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
      • Facial Skin Cancer
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gynecomastia
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Contracture
      • Hand Fracture
      • Hidradenitis
      • Large Breasts
      • Lipomas
      • Localized Fat Deposits
      • Melanoma
      • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
      • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
      • Nipple Fissure
      • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Second-Degree Burns
      • Skin Aging
      • Skin Cancer
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Surgical Weight Loss
      • Tendonitis
      • Third-Degree Burns
      • Trigger Finger
      • Weight Loss

      Procedures Performed

      • 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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      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Virginia Hospital

        Graduated in 1977

      • Internship Hospital
        Ms Hershey Med Center

        Completed in 1978

      • Residency Hospital
        Milton S. Hershey Med Ctr

        Completed in 1980

        Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine

        Completed in 1983

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Southern Illinois University-School Of Medicine

        Completed in 1981

      • Undergraduate School
        Wake Forest University

        Graduated in 1975

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • French
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      Dr. Merrell's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Plastic Surgery
      • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Plastic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      31 – 45 minutes

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      Dr. Merrell's Care Philosophy

      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 -