Dr. Kevin Merkes, MD

Dr. Kevin Merkes, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Kevin Merkes, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Poway, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med in 1999 and specializes in internal medicine.

15721 Pomerado Rd

Poway, CA 92064

Contact Information

(858) 485-6644

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Sharp Health Plan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Merkes

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Dr. Merkes' Experience

Dr. Merkes' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

106  Conditions Treated


Read Less

12  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Merkes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Merkes does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Merkes and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Merkes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merkes to family and friends
24 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Merkes' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Having recently moved to CA from back east I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from a physician here but I was put at ease by Dr Merkes and his staff. He asked about the context and nuances to historical medical history while demonstrating a salient approach to their implications with ongoing...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Dr. Merkes is very personable and he listens to what his patient is saying. He takes the time to answer any concerns and that is a key factor in the doctor I chose. The most important factor is that he is NOT a "clock watcher"! That is, he doesn't rush the appointment. His time is totally...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Dr. Merkes is wonderful. I've been seeing him for years. He is very kind and incredibly humble. He takes the time to sit and recap your appt. in his office. The only reason for 4 stars rather than 5 is because of the office staff. They are very slow in response!
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Great personality, and a humble and sweet doctor who cares for his patiences.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Dr. Merkes is one of the most thorough physicians I have ever worked with. Not only is he friendly and courteous, but after each appointment, he takes the time to chat with you and re-cap in his office. He is 100% dedicated to his patient's well-being and listens to every word. It is difficult for...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Are you Dr. Merkes?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Nearby doctors with similar experience

Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Family Medicine
Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Plastic Surgery
Internal Medicine
Interventional Cardiology
Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine