Dr. Michael Merck, MD

Dr. Michael Merck, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Merck, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Hutchinson, MN and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Univ Of Mn Med Sch in 1986 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1455 Montreal St SE

Hutchinson, MN 55350

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Presbyopia
very high
more than 91% of peers
Stye
normal
more than 86% of peers
Corneal Erosion
normal
more than 84% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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

  • Univ Of Mn Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Merck has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Merck's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merck to family and friends
2.5
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
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  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Merck's Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
POOR
Answers Questions
POOR
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
FAIR
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
POOR

Patient Comments (1)

in St. Paul
Dr. Merck told my mother, You're going blind and there's nothing you can do about it. Terrible bedside manner. Then when she asked if she should come back in to see him, he said, well, I guess we could just visit! He didn't have the knowledge or equipment that the University had to help her...more
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