Dr. Merrill Reuter, MD

Dr. Merrill Reuter, MD

Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Merrill Reuter, MD is a minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Lake Worth, FL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Brown Medical School in 1986 and specializes in minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.

7138 Lake Worth Rd Ste C

Lake Worth, FL 33467

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Herniated Disc
more than 51% of peers
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
more than 45% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
more than 44% of peers

Dr. Reuter'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Reuter "To provide patients with the latest in minimally invasive spine surgical and medical techniques."

2  Specialties

  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
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21  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Tulane Univeristy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Brown Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Spinal Associates of North Central Florida
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • American International University-Masters in Surgery
    Other Education | Completed 2003
  • American International University-PhD Surgical Research
    Other Education | Completed 2003
  • Brown University-Master's in Medical Science: Biomaterials
    Other Education | Completed 1986

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
Media & Publications
  • Numerous journal artilces and chapters,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Reuter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Reuter to family and friends
17 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Reuter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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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