Dr. Merlin Wilson Jr, MD

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Dr. Merlin Wilson Jr, MD

Dr. Merlin Wilson Jr, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. He is 74 years old and has been practicing for 49 years. Dr. Wilson Jr is affiliated with Touro Infirmary.

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    Dr. Wilson Jr's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      GOOD
    • Time well spent
      GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      GOOD
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
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    Dr. Wilson was the only doctor able to diagnose and treat me for JRA years ago. I am still so thankful to him to this day. Have referred many from the Baton Rouge area to him. They don't make 'em like that anymore!
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    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Rheumatology
    •  Board certified in Allergy & Immunology, Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
    •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • Allergy & Immunology
    • Internal Medicine
    • Rheumatology

    Conditions Treated

    • Acute Sinusitis
    • Allergic Reaction
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Angioedema
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Arthritis
    • Asthma
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Eye Infections
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Foot Conditions
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hives
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Itchy Skin
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Disorders
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Lupus
    • Malaise and Fatigue
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pollen Allergy
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Polymyositis
    • Psoriatic Arthritis
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Scleroderma
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Sinusitis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Skin Infections
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vasculitis
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis

    Education

    • Medical School
      Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

      Graduated in 1968

    • Internship Hospital
      Charity Hospital

      Completed in 1969

    • Residency Hospital
      La State University Hospital

      Completed in 1972

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Scripps Clin

      Completed in 1976

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Procedures Performed

    • Allergy Shots
    • Allergy Skin Testing
    • Allergy Testing
    • Allergy Treatment
    • Joint Drainage
    • Steroid Injection