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Dr. Merrill Wise III, MD

Clinical Neurophysiology ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Wise III

Methodist Healthcare Sleep Disorders Center

5050 Poplar Ave Memphis, TN 38157

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Dr. Merrill Wise III, MD is a clinical neurophysiologist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in clinical neurophysiology, neurology, and more.


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Dr. Wise III accepts the following insurance:

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Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
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Blue Card PPO
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Community Health Choice
Medicaid
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EmblemHealth
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Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
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Medicaid
inHealth
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INTotal Health
Medicaid
MedHealthInsurance
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
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Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
POMCO Group
Principal Financial Group
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Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
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Navigate HMO
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Options PPO
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
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No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Wise III's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wise III treats Sleep Apnea more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Wise III treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Central Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wise III treats Sleep Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Wise III treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute insomnia
  • Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Drug-Induced Insomnia
  • Endogenous Insomnia
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Irregular Sleep-Wake Pattern
  • Jet Lag
  • Narcolepsy
  • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Primary Insomnia
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Secondary Insomnia
  • Shift Work Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking
Restless Leg Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wise III treats Restless Leg Syndrome more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Wise III treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Primary Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Secondary Restless Leg Syndrome

Dr. Wise III's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aneurysm
  • Anxiety
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bedwetting
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Idiopathic Hypersomnia
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Kleine-Levin Syndrome
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Parasomnias
  • Periodic Limb Movement Disease
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Study
  • Sleep-Related Rhythmic Movement Disorder
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

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 f...

Specialties

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology
  • Pediatric Sleep Medicine
  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • Pediatrics
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

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

Awards

  • 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

Dr. Wise III's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wise III

4.1

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
73.33333333333333%
(11)
4 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
20%
(3)

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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.
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