Dr. Merrill Kies, MD

Dr. Merrill Kies, MD

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
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Dr. Merrill Kies, MD is an oncology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med in 1973 and specializes in oncology and medical oncology.

1515 Holcombe Blvd

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

(713) 792-6161

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kies performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Head and Neck Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Oral Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Kies's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

2  Board Certifications

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

66  Conditions Treated

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1  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Brooke Army Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kies has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kies' Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kies to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Kies' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Myself, Having a rare form of lung cancer, I looked for a doctor that was brilliant & compassionate. I never doubted him, which is rare for me too! The best of the best!
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I was lucky enough to have Dr Kies as part of my medical team at MD Anderson. He always seemed to have plenty of time to explain my treatment plan and answer all my questions. Very patient oriented. Thank you Dr Kies !
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I have Dr. Kies to thank for saving my life in 2015! Dr. Kies helped me with a clinical trial with a new cancer drug and gave me a path to wellness when so many had written me off. He actually called me on a Sunday once with test results from a Saturday appointment! Wow- that is the difference. He...more
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