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Dr. Merkel's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Merkel " It has always been my goal to become partners with my patients in managing their joint pain and treatment. Each patient is an individual with unique needs and concerns,and I am dedicated to putting them on the right path to healing so they can return to the active lifestyle they're used to. "
Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Arthritis of the Elbow
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Difficulty With Walking
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Hip Pointer Injuries
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Rotator Cuff Tear
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hip Replacement Revision
Knee Replacement Revision
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Partial Shoulder Replacement
Rotator Cuff Surgery
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University Of Washington
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 1980
Mayo Medical School
Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
Mayo Medical School
Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
University Of Mn-Masters In Orthopedics
Other Education | Completed 1985
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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