Dr. Merrill Reuter, MD


Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery | Male

7138 Lake Worth Rd Ste C Lake Worth, FL 33467 Get Directions
Dr. Merrill Reuter, MD
Dr. Merrill Reuter, MD is a minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Lake Worth, FL. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Reuter is affiliated with JFK Medical Center and Orlando Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Reuter's Care Philosophy

To provide patients with the latest in minimally invasive spine surgical and medical techniques.

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    I have been a patient of Dr. Reuter for many years. He has always been kind and supportive of my many issues. I highly recommend him for surgery and injections if that is what you need.
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    Dr. Reuter's Care Philosophy

    To provide patients with the latest in minimally invasive spine surgical and medical techniques.

    Dr. Reuter's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
      • Physician's Recognition Award: AMA, 1998-2001
      • Physician's Recognition Award: AMA, 2004-2007
      • John H. Stibbs Memorial Award, 1982
      • New York State Education Department Mini-Grant, 1976
      • Physician's Recognition Award: AMA, 1989
      • Lifetime Achievement Award in the Field of Minimally Invasive Spine Medicine and Surgery, 2005
      • Distinguished Physician A Physician Who Cares, 2006
      • Omicron Delta Kappa, 1981
      • Alpha Epsilon Delta, 1980
      • Beta Beta Beta, 1980
      • Tulane Scholar, 1978-1982
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    • Media & Publications
      • Numerous journal artilces and chapters

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Back Pain
    • Cervical Disc Degeneration
    • Cervical Radiculopathy
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Fracture
    • Herniated Disc
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Herniated Disc
    • Lumbar Radiculopathy
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spine Deformities
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Thoracic Disc Disorders


    • Medical School
      Brown Medical School

      Graduated in 1986

    • Internship Hospital
      University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston

      Completed in 1987

    • Residency Hospital
      University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston

      Completed in 1991

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Baylor University Medical Center

      Completed in 1992

      Spinal Associates Of North Central Florida

      Completed in 1992

    • Undergraduate School
      Tulane Univeristy

      Graduated in 1982

    • Other Education
      American International University-Masters In Surgery

      Completed in 2003

      American International University-Phd Surgical Research

      Completed in 2003

      Brown University-Master's In Medical Science: Biomaterials

      Completed in 1986

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Neck Surgery
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spine Surgery