Dr. Merrill Wise III, MD

Clinical Neurophysiology  |  
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Age 59
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Dr. Merrill Wise III, MD
Dr. Merrill Wise III, MD is a clinical neurophysiology doctor who practices in Memphis, TN. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Wise III is affiliated with Methodist University Hospital.

5050 Poplar Ave

Memphis, TN 38157

Contact Information

(901) 683-0044

Dr. Merrill Wise III, MD

Dr. Merrill Wise III, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • 20 More

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Wise is a sleep medicine specialist who recognizes the importance of identifying and treating sleep disorders in order to provide optimal physical, emotional, and cognitive function. Dr. Wise evaluates children, adolescents, and adults with the full range of sleep problems and disorders. He has a special interest in the diagnosis and management of excessive daytime sleepiness, and neurologically based sleep disorders.
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Dr. Wise III's Experience

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Dr. Wise III's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Board certified in Clinical Neurophysiology, Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, Pediatrics and Sleep Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology
  • Pediatric Sleep Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Sleep Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bedwetting
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Idiopathic Hypersomnia
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Kleine-Levin Syndrome
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Parasomnias
  • Periodic Limb Movement Disease
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Rhythmic Movement Disorder
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Sleep Study

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Rhodes College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Texas Childrens Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Tex Chldns Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • President, Medical School Honor Council, 1983
  • Distinguished Medical Student Achievement Award, 1984
  • Chief Resident, Jefferson Davis Hospital, 1987
  • Service Award, Epilepsy Foundation of North and Central Alabama, 1994
  • Childrens Hospital of Alabama Research Award, 1993
  • Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award, 1980
  • Best Doctors in America, 2005
  • Psychiatry Medal, 1984
Media & Publications
  • Medical News Today, 12/12/2004
  • Narcolepsy and other disorders of excessive sleepiness in children, 1992
  • Childhood Narcolepsy, 1998
  • Practice parameters for the treatment of narcolepsy: an update for 2000, 2001
  • A functional autoantibody in human narcolepsy?, 2005
  • Objective measures of sleepiness and wakefulness: Application to the real world?, 2006
  • Indications for polysomnography and related procedures, 2005
  • Practice parameters for evaluation of chronic insomnia, 2000
  • Parasomnias in Childhood, 1997
  • Practice parameters for clinical use of the Multiple Sleep Latency Test and the Maintenance of Wakefulness Test, 2005
  • Practice parameters for the nonpharmacologic treatment of chronic insomnia, 1999
  • The role of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in a childrens sleep clinic, 1995
  • Narcolepsy and other disorders of excessive sleepiness, 2004
  • Narcolepsy in Children, 2001
  • Practice parameters for the treatment of restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder, 1999
  • Practice parameters for the use of light therapy in the treatment of sleep disorders, 1999
  • Practice parameters for the dopaminergic treatment of restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder, 2004
  • Practice parameters for using polysomnography to evaluate insomnia: an update, 2003
  • Practice parameters for the use of auto-titrating positive airway pressure devices for titrating pressures and treating adult patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome., 2002
  • Practice parameters for the use of continuous and bilevel positive airway pressure devices to treat adult patients with sleep-related breathing disorders, 2006
  • BBC News, 12/12/2004
  • Childhood Narcolepsy, 1993
  • Sleep disruption in adolescents due to excessive use of computers at night, 2004
  • Narcolepsy, 2004

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wise III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wise III to family and friends
4.4
based on 14 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Wise III's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Memphis, TN |
One of the most professional and caring healthcare providers I've dealt with in a long time. Had a really positive experience with him and the clinic.
in Arlington, TN |
Excellent Physician. Great bedside manner.
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Dr. Wise III accepts 34 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    Network S
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • POMCO Group
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Principal Life
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
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  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Wise III has admitting privileges

Methodist University Hospital
1265 Union Ave
Memphis, TN 38104
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