Dr. Joseph Merrell, MD

Plastic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
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Dr. Joseph Merrell, MD
Dr. Joseph Merrell, MD is a plastic surgery doctor who practices in Suffolk, VA. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. Dr. Merrell is affiliated with Aspirus Grand View Hospital and Sentara Obici Hospital.

5818 Harbour View Blvd Ste 200

Suffolk, VA 23435

Contact Information

(757) 673-6000

Dr. Joseph Merrell, MD

Dr. Joseph Merrell, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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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

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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 -"

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Specialties

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

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
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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
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • 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
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Surgical Weight Loss
  • Tendonitis
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Trigger Finger
  • Weight Loss

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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 Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • 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 Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merrell to family and friends
4.1
based on 13 total reviews
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Merrell accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
    Carelink PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
    Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care) HMO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Merrell has admitting privileges

Aspirus Grand View Hospital
N10561 Grandview Ln
Ironwood, MI 49938
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Sentara Obici Hospital
2800 Godwin Blvd
Suffolk, VA 23434
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