Dr. Merrill Reuter, MD

Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(17)
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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 Orlando Regional Medical Center and JFK Medical Center.

7138 Lake Worth Rd Ste C

Lake Worth, FL 33467

Contact Information

(561) 939-6325

Dr. Merrill Reuter, MD

Dr. Merrill Reuter, MD

Accepted insurance

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

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Care Philosophy

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

  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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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 Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • 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
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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.

Education

  • 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
3.5
based on 17 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Reuter's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Boynton Beach, FL |
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.
in Orlando, FL |
HE don't KNOW WHAT HE'S DOING
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Reuter accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Select HMO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Reuter has admitting privileges

Orlando Regional Medical Center
1414 Kuhl Ave
Orlando, FL 32806
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JFK Medical Center
5301 S Congress Ave
Atlantis, FL 33462
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